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.
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).
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.
This database contains articles regarding computer-related product introductions, news,
and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics,
engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
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.