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. WoK 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)
Searchable databases of genealogical data (births, marriages and deaths) from the State Archives Service, recorded in the Netherlands 1811-1955. Limited access for free; full access requires subscription.
As of 1 January 2013 the Genlias database is no longer available. The data has been migrated to the new site WieWasWie.
Most helpful areas and free to all web users are the homepages of magazines/journals links, the programs, research centers, libraries, and archives links, women's organizations links, and especially the links by subject area.
WorldCat (Public) is a global network of library content. This WorldCat site provides some services and functionality not offered on the other WorldCat site, but the content is identical. WorldCat is ideal for locating research sources not owned by Calvin so that the sources can be acquired through InterLibrary Loan.
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.
This site contains a list of core issues related to globalization with some supporting full-text reports. It also includes many significant and high quality video clips. Of particular value is YaleGlobal Online, which includes a history and definition, along with academic papers, book reviews and exerpts, links to external Web sites, and multimedia presentations.
One of the finest Web-based research guides and bibliographies of European History, maintained by Susanne Roberts, librarian for European History at Yale University. There are bibliographies for British, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish history, each with tables of contents and detailed coverage by type of material.
The Zoological Record is the world's leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology. It covers the traditional areas of zoology, but it excludes or covers selectively the more experimental & applied topics. Contains full-text links.