This world-class bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
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.
The Media History Digital Library provides online access to the histories of cinema, broadcasting, and recorded sound through digital scans of thousands of classic periodicals in the public domain from 1904
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.
This version of Medline is integrated into the citation linking feature found in the Web of Knowledge database. It is far more sophisticated than the other Medline version offered by the library, and is recommended for advanced researchers.
MeLCat is a state-wide database representing the holdings of nearly every library* in Michigan - more than 6 million unique book titles. When you search MeLCat, you can request that an item be sent to Hekman Library for pick up at the main circulation desk on 2nd floor. The turn around time is 3-5 days.
In many cases, MeLCat will replace InterLibrary Loan, especially for books held in Michigan libraries. InterLibrary Loan is still the preferred method of delivery for books held outside Michigan and for all journal article requests.
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 custom colletion of over 400 journals, covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects include ocioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.
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.
Now a ProQuest 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.
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 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 United States Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service (NTIS) serves as the largest central resource for government-funded
scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information
available today. Included are citations more than 3 million publications in more than 350 subject areas.
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.
This database has two sections: 1851-1980 & 1981-Present. Personal payment is required to view articles in the 1851-1980 section. The library does not pay for this service. Articles may be viewed free of charge in the 1981-Present section.
The library has the NYT on microfilm back to 1851. Microfilm is located on the south side of the 2nd floor.
Newspaper Direct Press Display gives access to newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The collection currently includes nearly 1,000 U.S. and international titles. Most have a 3-month back file.
NextBio alleviates the challenges that are facing the life sciences industry and has developed a suite of products which allow researchers to extract knowledge from disparate biological, clinical, and chemical data, regardless of data type or origin. NextBio's integrated database contains publicly available data from a variety of sources, including GEO, caBIG, and Array Express, among others.
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.
OBO is a tool designed to help busy researchers at all levels, undergraduate through faculty, to find reliable sources of information quickly by directing them to exactly the right resource (chapter, book, website, archive, etc.) It is a springboard for new research that allows for seamless movement between texts and databases within Hekman's collection and beyond. In addition, it can be a starting point for organizing a research plan, or for preparing a writing assignment or syllabus.
Hekman Library owns access to two subject areas within OBO: Biblical Studies and International Relations.
The Oxford English Dictionary 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.
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.
PAIS (originally, the Public Affairs Information Service) provides access to sources back to 1914. The database contains records for over half a million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more from over 120 countries. PAIS provides a unique perspective on the 20th century’s most important public and social policies, such as Prohibition, suffrage, pacifism, civil rights, McCarthyism, Vietnam War, and Watergate.
The Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. This is an electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865.
The Philosopher's Index is a
bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts
covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature
covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book
chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews.
The surge of academic, professional and personal interest in the field
of physical education has resulted in a huge volume of scholarly and trade
literature. Since 1970 Physical Education Index has been covering
this vast collection of material. Records are indexed and classified from
peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade
magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications.
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.
The Hekman Library subscribes to approximately 300 e-journals through Project Muse (see title list). All journals are peer-reviewed and full-text, with an emphasis on the social sciences and humanities.
For accounting academics and professionals, access to reliable information is critical for this continuously evolving area of study. ProQuest Accounting & Tax brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
A leading information source for students
and faculty at business schools, ProQuest Asian Business and Reference™
often is used in conjunction with other business information services
such as ABI/INFORM®, but it also serves as an excellent stand-alone
ProQuest Banking Information Source combines the currency of the Internet and the perspective of industry journals to provide this financial services research tool. With over 640 of the most authoritative sources of information coverage includes:
Industry and professional newsletters
School of BankMarketing Papers
The database brings together leading journals from the important international markets and allows you to analyze and compare articles from 470 full-text sources.
contains engineering related full-text articles, granular access to
millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of
bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database.
Engineering Research Database contains a comprehensive index to world
literature on technological and engineering innovations going back to
Aircraft design and engineering
Arctic and tropical engineering
Automotive design and engineering
Bridges and tunnels
Buildings, towers and tanks
Civil engineering for air and space transportation
Coastal and offshore structures
Design and properties of substructures
Earthmoving and construction machinery
Electric and hybrid vehicles
Engineering for electric power generation
Engineering for industrial and manufacturing processes
Fuels and propellants
High speed trains, rapid transit railways and monorails
Entrepreneurship is one of the most
talked about subjects and areas of study today however, information to
support study, practice and teaching is widely scattered. In addition,
user needs go beyond traditional research and education tools and must
include practical tools and information useful in starting and growing