The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
The London Times has offered readers in-depth, award-winning and objective coverage of world events since its creation in 1785, and is the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication! The archive supports research across multiple disciplines and areas of interest: in business, humanities, political science, philosophy and numerous other subjects with coverage of all major international historical events.
Ebook Central is a multi-subject ebook provider from whom we purchase specific titles. This platform lets you read online, checkout ebooks for download, and copy or print sections of the ebook. You can also listen to the ebook via the "Read Aloud" feature.
American Religion: Denominational Newspapers provides access to historical newspapers covering religious news and the role religion played in American life and society between 1799 and 1900. It provides invaluable denominational insight, as well as news and opinions on critical social issues such as slavery, women’s suffrage, the Temperance movement, civil rights, Native American relocation, and local government corruption.
African American Newspapers, Series 1 & 2 (1827-1998), provides online, full-text access to more than 350 newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. The collection features papers from more than 35 states, including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles. Titles in Series 1 come from the Wisconsin Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress, while titles in Series 2 come from the American Antiquarian Society, Center for Research Libraries, the Library of Congress, and New York Public Library.
The Complete Prose of T.S. Eliot: The Critical Edition gathers for the first time in one place the collected, uncollected, and unpublished prose of one of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century. The result of a multi-year collaboration among Eliot's Estate, Johns Hopkins University Press, and others, this eight-volume critical edition dramatically expands access to material that had been restricted or inaccessible for almost 50 years. The edition includes all of Eliot's collected essays, reviews, lectures, commentaries from The Criterion, and letters to editors. Other highlights include essays from his student years at Smith Academy and Harvard and his graduate work at Harvard and Oxford.
The Hekman Library has electronic access to articles from all journals published by the Nature Group, which is a publisher of scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.
Britannica Online Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. It brings together the following: Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, selected magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
This database offers access to e-books, full-text journals, world atlas, world data analyst, and Gateway to the Classics.
DARE is a multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States. The digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool that benefits scholarly inquiry and general curiosity.
This is the first major online collection of Karl Barth's works. Combining comprehensiveness with a carefully crafted set of text-analysis tools, The Digital Karl Barth Library will support a new generation of research into the works of one of the twentieth century's most influential theologians.
Early American Imprints, Series 1. Evans - TCP hosts the full text of American documents printed from 1639-1800. This is done by manually keying the full text of each work and adding markup to indicate the structure of the text (chapter divisions, tables, lists, etc.). The result is an accurate transcription of each work, which can be fully searched, or used as the basis of a new project. This interface contains text only - no images.
ECCO-TCP is a partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to produce highly accurate, fully-searchable, SGML/XML-encoded texts from among the titles available in the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database.
Ministry Matters offers practical inspiration for preachers, teachers, and worship leaders. It includes thousands of original articles and blogs, unique book reviews, and weekly worship and preaching helps. In addition, there are full text commentaries for student research such as The New Interpreter's Bible and Abingdon Old and New Testament Commentaries.
This new research resource will be of primary interest to seminary students.
NOTE: We have capability for only 10 simultaneous users. If you are turned away you may have to wait a few minutes until a spot opens up.
BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA and Canada. The site, maintained by Cornell University, has image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs and sound recordings of bird calls.
Independent Voices is a four-year project to digitize over 1 million pages from the magazines, journals, and newspapers of the alternative press archives of participating libraries. It is the inaugural product of Reveal Digital of Ann Arbor, Michigan. They are focusing on late-1960s underground/alternative press publications, whose authors include: “feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines".
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides authoritative information about authors from all time periods and from all parts of the world while placing them in the larger perspective of literary history.
This online set provides access to all volumes of the Dictionary of Literary Biography series, the Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook.
Mintel Oxygen provides access to consumer, market, and industry analyses.
More than 600 report titles covering UK, European, US and International consumer markets are added to Mintel Oxygen every year.
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive provides complete runs of major trade and consumer magazines and provides students and researchers with the primary source material needed to develop a contextual understanding of the entertainment industry as it evolved over the 20th century.
Business and Company ASAP provides access to all the business and management journals, trade publications, newspapers and directories needed for in-depth research on companies, products, markets, industries, economics and management disciplines. It also includes full-text U.S. and international private and public company directory listings.
Business Insights: Global provides in-depth coverage of businesses, including company profiles, industry profiles, products and brands, financial reports, company rankings, histories, and full text periodical articles.
The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Medicine is a comprehensive resource for libraries, schools, and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.
The first electronic resource in Spanish, ¡Informe! is specifically designed to meet the research needs of Spanish-speaking users. More than 420 full-text Spanish language and bilingual sources from a wide range of subjects are indexed, including 15 key Latin American newspapers. The bilingual interface enables English or Spanish speakers to search with ease. Coverage is from 1994 to the present.
A Library of Congress website providing access to information about historic American newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. This site also includes the U.S. Newspaper Directory, which lists newspapers published in the United States since 1690, and can help researchers identify what titles exist for a specific place and time and where to access them (which libraries have those titles).
Michigana is a digital archive that documents state history. Drawn
from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides
access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs,
pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and
A free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the
U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine. PMC serves as a digital counterpart to the National Library of Medicine's extensive print journal collection. (Journals currently available in the archive)
Patents from all developed countries and many developing countries. Patent Lens (IOI Lens) has a better search interface than the United States Patent & Trademark database. It also provides PDFs of most patents.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers contemporary social
issues, from offshore drilling
to climate change, health care to immigration. Includes pro/con
viewpoint essays, as well as journal and news articles, primary source
materials, legal sources, images, charts/tables, and more.
The search interface for electronic journals and books from Cambridge University Press. The Hekman Library began subscribing to Cambridge electronic books in early 2011, so the number of accessible books will be small for the first few years.
The online version of LRGis based on the fifth print edition and is updated regularly. It includes over 1,000 entries, which refer to nearly
1,600 additional books, articles, and electronic resources. Full text reviews are also included. This is a good collection development tool as well as an excellent roadmap of the literary research process for upper-level students through faculty.
AAPG Datapages is a search-and-retrieval system containing the publications of American Association of Petroleum Geologists, as well as various other geological publications. This resource provides full-text access to current and archived geological publications.
Gale Directory Library allows users to perform searches in authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations, and more. Directory content, however, is not current. Most current data is from 2013 (Business Rankings Annual).
RIA Checkpoint is an important accounting resource, delivering comprehensive tax and accounting content from leading industry experts like RIA, WG&L, IBFD, EBIA and more. It also integrates content with additional tools.
Oxford Reference Online is the home of Oxford’s quality reference publishing, bringing together over 2 million entries, many of which are illustrated, into a single cross-searchable resource. The Hekman Library has purchased the following books as part of ORO:
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from nearly 100 English language journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group. When you search the PsycARTICLES database, you are also searching the Proquest Psychology Journals database and PsycINFO.
The gateway to Oxford's premiere music publications, including the fundamental New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians (2001), The Oxford Companion to Music (2002), The Oxford Dictionary of Music (2006), TheNew Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2001).
In this database, you can find articles on music history, instruments, composers, institutions, performers, and genres.
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Humanities E-book Project is a fully searchable collection of high quality books in the humanities. E-books are full-text and available in three formats: page-image, text, and pdf.
Search across multiple Gale collections of periodical and reference content while efficiently managing your results. Databases and collection searched include:
Health Reference Center Academic
1980 - Feb 2008Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and
allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health
information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference
Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained
in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources -
newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find
articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry
trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and
technology, this database meets research needs across all academic
disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers
- many with full text and images!
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as
well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a
combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers,
journals and company directory listings with full text and images
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of
topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education,
environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature
and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and
many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with
images. Updated daily.
Students, law school faculty and legal researchers will all find the legal publications they need in LegalTrac<sup>®</sup>. Drawing on a wide variety of the most highly regarded legal publications, LegalTrac<sup>®</sup>
provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law
reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international
legal journals. Each title included in LegalTrac<sup>®</sup> is
selected on the basis of criteria provided by a special advisory
committee of the American Association of Law Libraries. LegalTrac<sup>®</sup> also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.
Now with over 330 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this
periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle
school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines,
newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the
arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history,
sports and more.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and
specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These
reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now
you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because
each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may
vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your
public library, or your office).
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text
articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With
extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine,
social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects,
Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions
of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no
restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information
quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text
academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier
reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles,
child development and psychology, and best practices in education.
Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC
database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access
from school or home.
Providing researchers with information on companies, markets and
industries. From market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current
management theory and company overviews. Access business and trade
journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and
A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework,
this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and
influences in our global community. This set includes 150 journals.
A custom collection of nearly 200 journals providing robust coverage of
environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from
the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as
With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in
databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will
provide your students with resources to support research in areas such
as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive
indexing, from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers more
than 22,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and
local histories. Additionally, there are more than 250 primary-source
documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records and
more. It also includes Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary
War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s
Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set Private Relief Actions, Memorials