Each key concept begins with a concise definition followed by illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field. Cross-references to related concepts are included along with suggestions for further reading.
APIS is a collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets, etc) located in collections around the world. It contains physical descriptions and bibliographic information about the papyri and other written materials, as well as digital images and English translations of many of these texts.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 provides online access to approximately 270 U.S.
newspapers chronicling a century and a half of
the African American experience. This unique
collection features papers from more than 35
states—including many rare and historically
significant 19th century titles.
Covers history and criticism of American folk music in 5 volumes. Vol. 1: Native American music -- Vol. 2: African American music -- Vol. 3: British Isles music -- Vol. 4: European American music -- Vol. 5: Latino and Asian American music.
The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of
nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses
in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing,
and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care
issues affecting nurses and the general public" (from the web site).
Among its more than 3,600 terms covering all aspects of art, ArtLex provides basic definitions of art terms, numerous illustrations, quotations, and pronunciation notes, and links to other Web resources. The site defines more than 1,700,000 words found in more than 200 dictionaries and glossaries.
ARTstor is an image collection which documents artistic traditions across all times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual and material culture. Modeled after JSTOR, ARTstor draws its content from libraries, museums, photographic archives, publishers, and individual scholars.
Presents everything and anything you want to know about sports and the
sporting life. Here at last is a single reference resource that
captures the essence of the world of sport, and its incredible variety.
Knowledge from sports management, sports science, human movement
studies, sport history, and sport sociology synthesized in 450
comprehensive, illustrated articles. Here is full coverage of all the
social and human issues in sports that keep talk radio buzzing, the
background and low-down for fans and students alike. Coverage begins
with sport among prehistoric hunters and gatherers and extends to the
global sports industry of the twenty-first century. Key social issues
such as doping, racism, sexism, civic life, youth participation, and
public policy are amply covered, with all perspectives represented.
The BioOne.1 collection includes 87 high-impact publications. "BioOne.1 provides the scholarly community with a . . .collection of critical, high-quality titles across the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. 84% of BioOne.1's titles are ISI ranked, and many titles are considered leaders in their respective fields."
Click on "Content to which I have access" on the left hand menu. We do not have full-text access to the BioOne.2 collection. This will ensure that you only locate full text.
Brings ease, authority, and fun to the question: "What should I read next?" Has book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies, and more. Menus easily broaden and narrow searches according to author, title, subject, and other criteria.
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship aims to promote the scholarly study of
the theology, history, and practice of Christian worship and the renewal of worship in worshiping communities
across North America and beyond.
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.
This web-site provides information about the larynx and the voice as well as laryngeal and voice disorders. Included, in this site are research data and new information, some of which has not yet been published in medical literature.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online 16th edition offers up-to-date recommendations on
electronic workflow, including the use of XML; best practices in
electronic manuscript preparation and editing; expanded coverage of new
digital formats such as e-books and web-based publications; a revamped
Chicago citation system; and numerous other changes that bring Chicago
style fully into the digital age. Though thoroughly reconceived, the
16th edition continues the Manual’s tradition as an authority for
generations of readers seeking answers to all things related not only
to the written word but also to the myriad and evolving ways in which
words and ideas are shared and published.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The "What's New" area on the home page gives snapshots of the important, up-to-the-minute news stories from around the world.
Communication & Mass Media Complete incorporates the content of CommSearch and the Mass Media Articles Index along with other journals in communication and mass media to create a resource with scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.
A biographical guide featuring performers, directors, writers, producers, designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics in the United States and Great Britain.
CQ Weekly reports on the work of the U.S. Congress. The CQ news team reports on virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis. Each issue gives readers in-depth reports on issues currently before Congress and on the horizon, plus a complete wrap-up of the previous week's news (status of bills, behind the scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates, and roll-call votes).
Credo Reference is a premiere research database that takes the user beyond the basics of Google and Wikipedia. It offers hundreds of full text reference sources from highly reputable publishers like ABC-CLIO, Brill, Blackwell, and Cambridge University Press, just to name a few. Links help the user to cross-reference content across collections, topics, and publishers for the best contextual results.
A special feature of Credo are the Topic Pages, more than 10,000 in all. They present context and vocabulary around a subject and act as a starting point for research.
A Fannie Mae-sponsored site which culls demographic, economic, social, and housing data from multiple government agencies and presents it in a simple, straightforward format. Users can create thematic maps and scatterplots to represent the information.
This is a massive set of now nearly 400 volumes, each devoted either to a specific author or to a literary theme or genre. The strength of the series is that it places writers in the larger perspective of literary history, while including many illustrations, photographs, facsimiles and portraits. Career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and genres is presented by authorities in their respective fields of study. (volumes sorted by genre)
Searches can be done on author, title, birth or death year, nationality, subject/genre, essay topics, full text keywords, ethnicity, gender and DLB volume title, or a combination of these.
The Hekman Library owns all the print volumes through 338, and each is cataloged separately, as topics vary so widely.
The Digital Library of Dutch Literature is a growing collection of primary and secondary information on Dutch language and literature and its historical, societal and cultural context. The site is an initiative by the Digital Library of Dutch Literature Foundation.
Regularly maintained by Dr. Grohol and a staff of contributing editors,
Psych Central is a good source for mental health information, and it
provides annotated guides to the most useful websites, newsgroups, and
lists online today in mental health, psychology, social work, and