MeLCat is a state-wide database representing the holdings of nearly every library in Michigan - more than 6 million unique book titles. When you search MeLCat, you can request that an item be sent to Hekman Library for pick up at the main circulation desk on 2nd floor. The turn around time is 3-5 days.
In many cases, MeLCat will replace InterLibrary Loan, especially for books held in Michigan libraries. InterLibrary Loan is still the preferred method of delivery for books held outside Michigan and for all journal article requests.
A new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia
is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars,
professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each
other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and
will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well
as to the general public.
Regularly maintained by Dr. Grohol and a staff of contributing editors,
Psych Central is a good source for mental health information, and it
provides annotated guides to the most useful websites, newsgroups, and
lists online today in mental health, psychology, social work, and
A gateway to web resources in all areas of classical studies, arranged under six headings: literature; philosophy and science; history; art history and architecture; linguistics and philology; general.
The site of the American Nurses Association. It provides links to the free Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (a peer-reviewed electronic journal), state nursing associations, and American Nurses Foundation.
The Dutch Research Database (NOD) is a publicly available online database with information on scientific research, researchers and research institutes. The NOD covers all scientific disciplines (multidisciplinary).
" . . .meant to be a comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting." There are more than 200,000 time series for which data (in Excel format) and custom charts can be retrieved.
This web-site provides information about the larynx and the voice as well as laryngeal and voice disorders. Included, in this site are research data and new information, some of which has not yet been published in medical literature.
"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."
A digital publishing initiative that provides images, texts, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture, from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently DocSouth includes seven thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
WSSLinks is developed and maintained by The Women's Studies Section (WSS) of the Association of College & Research
Libraries, which discusses, promotes, and supports women's studies
collections and services in academic and research libraries.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is an independent, nonpartisan, quasi-judicial federal agency that provides trade expertise to both the legislative and executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs actions against certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.
A research institute for Frisian language and history. The Web site has
information about current research projects and publications, and
contains a number of online resources, including a language
corpus of middle Frisian, downloads for electronic spell-checkers, and
a classified bibliography of Frisian studies.
Chemistry Central provides access to peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry, from BioMed Central - the leading biomedical open access publisher. This site features chemistry-related articles published in Chemistry Central Journal and independent journals utilizing BioMed Central's open access publishing services.