The first 45 chapters of the German "Botany Online" "have been translated into English covering all plant anatomy, classic genetics, organic chemistry and plant biochemistry, intercellular communication, interactions between plants, fungi, bacteria, and viruses, evolution, and a part of ecology."
The Asian & European Business Collection provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, and markets as well as international trade and overall business conditions and practices throughout these regions.
"Underlying all we do is our biblical faith in the living God, who made the world, loves it and entrusts it to the care of human society. We carry out research for the conservation and restoration of the natural world and run environmental education programmes for people of all ages." [from website]
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
Communication & Mass Media Complete offers access to journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, discourse, rhetoric, sociolinguistics, communication theory, language, logic, organizational communication and other closely related fields of study.
Among its more than 3,600 terms covering all aspects of art, ArtLex provides basic definitions of art terms, numerous illustrations, quotations, and pronunciation notes, and links to other Web resources. The site defines more than 1,700,000 words found in more than 200 dictionaries and glossaries.
is both a knowledge repository and a space for discussion and
networking among those with an interest in the “next billion”―the next
billion to rise from the base of the economic pyramid
(BOP) as participants in healthy economies, and the next billion in
profits for businesses, from multinational to microenterprises, to earn
by selling to underserved markets."
Case studies and project lists from all over the world are excellent.
Provided by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO offers access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. When you search PsycINFO, you are also searching the Proquest Psychology Journals database and the PsycARTICLE database.
The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It dates back to 1925 and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals.
CINAHL provides indexing for journals about nursing and related fields. It offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.
Gale's largest general interest periodical resource, General OneFile,
provides periodical and news information for researchers at all levels.
includes more than 12,000 titles (7,800 full text & 3,600
peer-reviewed journals) with nearly 30 years of
The Social Sciences Abstracts database offers abstracting and indexing of a wide assortment of English-language journals which pertain to the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
The CRCPI is an index to periodicals which are official publications of the Christian Reformed Church or its institutions, or periodicals which have a significant number of contributors who are affiliated with the CRC or its institutions including the Calvin Theological Journal and The Banner.
CARD provides access to articles, essays, and lectures dealing with John Calvin and Calvinism from the 16th century to the present. The database is interdisciplinary and international, containing scholarly material in English, French, and German, among other languages.
Web of Science is the world's largest, high-quality interdisciplinary database back to 1965. All subject areas are covered, but the sciences are covered very well. WoS is easy to use, but it has many advanced features that make it an excellent tool for advanced researchers. See the Web of Science page for searching instructions.
You can search all these databases, or select only one.
Web of Science (Arts & Humanities Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Index)
BIOSIS (the leading biological sciences database)
Current Contents (current awareness database covering more than 7,000 journals)
Ulrichsweb is a source of detailed information on periodicals including academic and scholarly journals and peer-reviewed titles. Ulrich's records provide abstracting & indexing coverage and full-text database coverage.
PAIS (originally, the Public Affairs Information Service) indexes sources on the 20th century’s most important public and social policies. It does not index journals cover-to-cover but selects articles relevant to public policy.
The Aria Database is actually three databases in one, linking from its home page to the Ensemble Database and the Opera Role Database. Altogether, the three contain full text of hundreds of arias, operas, translations, and composer bios, as well as links to over 300 MIDI files.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, government documents, reports, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
The HLSI identifies sermons contained in
books owned by the Hekman Library. Find sermon citations based on scripture passage, author, title, keyword, or subject and then use the call number to locate
the book on shelf.
EEBO contains page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473–1700. EEBO covers more than 30 languages from Algonquin to Welsh.
This search interface allows you to simultaneously search your choice of all Gale databases. Databases include General OneFile for current news and popular magazines, General Business File ASAP for business news and information, Expanded Academic ASAP for scholarly journal articles, and approximately 30 more.
Health Reference Center Academic
provides full text access to nursing, allied health
and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters;
pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.
Gale’s Literary Index is a citation-only index to literary criticism and literary biography reference sets (no full text).
Hekman Library owns many of the indexed titles in print. You can find them in the main reference collection, 2nd floor. (See full annotation). Hekman provides online access to the full text of one of the largest sets: the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
This is a free sheet music website for choral musicians. There are a myriad of contributors and editors, and the content follows a wiki model. Content includes original texts with sources and translations; cross indexing of choral music by musical genre, period, and number and voicing of choral parts; composer information; description and performance considerations (in some cases); and lastly, contents of collections of choral music.