The Handbook of Latin American Studies is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Each year approximately 130 scholars from around the world choose 5,000 works for inclusion alternating between the social sciences and the humanities.
The ADS is a NASA-funded project that contains bibliographic records in astronomy and physics from both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed sources. ADS consists of four databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a source of documents and articles devoted to research, analysis and scholarship on international politics and related fields, including global finance, diplomatic practice, humanitarian law, development studies, and environmental studies.
The Energy Citations Database contains bibliographic records for energy-related reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents from the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission.
A wealth of online resources maintained by the Government Printing Office, the official distributor of all U.S. government information for all three branches of government. GPO Access will cease to exist sometime in mid-2011
Wright American Fiction is considered the most comprehensive bibliography of American adult fiction of the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes full-text works by well known writers along with lesser known writers whose works were popular in their own time.
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals contains the table of contents for 45 British periodicals, many of which are not indexed elsewhere. Hekman Library owns this index on CD-ROM and in print. (See full annotation for further access information).
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.
The Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index provides indexing Seventh-day Adventist journals and magazines. The index is produced at the James White Library, Andrews University under the auspices of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians.
The RBL database, expanded weekly, contains over 7395 published reviews. It is considered the most comprehensive review of monographic literature in the field of biblical and related studies. All reviews are available in full text.
The Readers' Guide Abstracts database is for educators, students, and library patrons who seek comprehensive current events coverage and curriculum support related periodicals. It indexes popular and general interest periodical literature from 1983 to the present.
Project MUSE offers full-text current and archival articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. Updated continually.
The Oxford English Dictionary, or OED as it's more popularly known, is a historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. It aims to show not only the current meanings of words, but also to trace their development through time. Entries contain detailed etymological analysis, and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world, making the OED a unique historical record. Available in print and in electronic version.
Fulltext is available up to about a week ago. Searching for articles is possible for the entire NYT, but the actual article must be acquired through some other means. The library does have the entire NYT on microfilm. Ask at the Research Assistance Desk, 2nd floor.
The National Academies Press was created under a charter granted by the United States Congress to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
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.
Citations from approximately 4,800 worldwide journals with approximately 13 million references to journal articles in life sciences and a concentration on biomedicine. The majority of the publications covered in MEDLINE are scholarly journals from 1966 to the present.
Developed by librarians with librarians in mind, Library Literature and Information Science Index offers indexing of periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses, and books.
The LegalTrac database presents indexing for all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty
law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related
articles from general interest publications. LegalTrac also includes
selective full text. Also included are: British Commonwealth, European
Union and International Law.
Internet Library of Early Journals is a project which
aims to digitize 18th and 19th century journals including: The Annual Register,
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, The Builder
Gentleman's Magazine, Notes and Queries, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
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.
HarpWeek provides online access to Harper’s Weekly, the 19th
century "Journal of Civilization." Harper's Weekly is primary source material including the editorials, news stories,
illustrations, cartoons, and advertisements that formed American public opinion of the era.
H-Net Reviews is an online
scholarly review source for books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. H-Net Reviews are published online via discussion networks and the H-Net web
site. This format permits reviews to reach scholars with a speed unmatched in
any other medium and makes possible discussion between reviewers, authors and readers.