Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of more than 100 authoritative encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, almanacs and other reference materials accessed via one interface or individually. Individual titles may be searched by logging into the database and then narrowing to a specific title.
The Gateway to Educational Materials is a consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.
A database from the archives of the Province of Gelderland, the Netherlands, which is continually updated. The data since 1811 is also containe din Wiewaswie, but this sight provide access to numberous other provincial sources. The site is in Dutch.
Links to up-to-date resources available to digital genealogical data in the Netherlands and Belgium. Some of the data are available on-line, the rest via compact disks. Some of the online site are free, others are subscription services.
"GlobalHealthFacts.org, a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other key health and socio-economic indicators."
"The Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a public database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language. Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN. All summaries are available to the public, and public access to full texts is also available in participating jurisdictions."
globalEDGE, from the Michigan State University Center for International
Business Education and Research is an information portal which provides access to more than five thousand
Internet resources with annotations.
The UCLA Globalization Research Center-Africa (GRCA) GlobaLink-Africa
Online Curriculum is an interactive online resource for thinking
critically about globalization and its relationship to Africa, Africans
and United States-Africa policy.
GlobalSpec was founded in 1996 for engineers by engineers and leveraged its domain expertise and deep understanding of the online behavior and complex needs of the engineering and technical community to build The Engineering Search Engine.
Google Book is a project to digitize the print collections of several major partner libraries and also to present full text downloads of public domain, out of copyright, and other available print books. Each book record includes title, author, publication date, length
and subject and some include key terms and phrases, references to the book from scholarly
publications or other books, chapter titles and a list of related
Google News Archive Search provides an easy way to search and explore
historical news archives for events, people or ideas and
see how they have been described over time. In addition to searching
for the most relevant articles for their query, users can get a
historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically
created timeline. Search results include both content that is
accessible to all users and content that requires a fee. Articles
related to a single story within a given time period are grouped
together to allow users to see a broad perspective on the events.
Google Scholar provides access to scholarly literature on the web. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. If Calvin has access to an electronic journal, links to the articles in that journal will appear in Google Scholar
A database of information from headstones in some cemeteries in the following Dutch provinces: Drenthe, Friesland, Groningen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, Utrecht, and Zuid Holland. Useful in providing 20th century data not available via other databases.
As of November 1, 2011, the Hekman Library no longer has access online to the Grand Rapids Press. The link provided here will take users to the MLive site, which offers a 14-day searchable archive of the GR Press and other Michigan newspapers. People with valid Grand Rapids Public Library cards can access this site in order to search a more extensive archive of the press.
See this guide for acess to microfilm (1893-1931; 1992-2008) and instructions for other access options.
A 2-volume work which is organized chronologically, beginning with the baroque period and ending with modernism. Each chapter begins with a short biographical essay on the composer along with a timeline.
GreenFILEis aresearch database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
A comprehensive resource covering the Performing Arts. Provides current information for over 8,500 dance companies, orchestras, opera companies, choral groups, theater companies, performing arts series, performing arts facilities, and artist management groups.