PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool.
ECCO provides access to the digital images of every page of thousands of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching, it gives researchers access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science.
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 NASA Technical Reports Server provides access to NASA's current and historical technical literature. NTRS searches three major collections: NACA (1915-1958), NASA (1958-present), and NASA Image eXchange (NIX) (1900-present). Search results include: conference papers, images, journal articles, photos, meeting papers, movies, patents, research reports, and technical videos.
The standard source for statistical data on U. S. History, with over 37,000 data sets on topics ranging from
migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Includes essays placing the data in historical context.
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.
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.
American National Biography online is a full-text, searchable version of the print reference set, which contains portraits and biographies of men and women from all eras and walks of life whose lives have shaped the nation.
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.
EnergyFiles searches more than five hundred databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences.
NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) is a cross-database search engine for approximately 24 life science databases. Some of the subjects covered include: gene sequences, molecular structure, proteins, and nucleotides.
CiteSeeXr is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. It provides improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scholarly knowledge.
The Aquatic Plant Information Retrieval System (APIRS) database contains citation and keyword records for scientific articles and reports about uncounted species of aquatic, wetland and invasive plants.
The HEP Literature Database is an index of approximately 500,000 journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports,
conference papers and theses. HEP is managed by the Stanford Linear Accelerator
Center and powered by their SPIRES database platform.
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.
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.
Alumni of the college and seminary have access to Project MUSE by logging in to their library account using their Alumni library card barcode. See the Guests and Alumni page for details.
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.