European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) is a rich and growing collection of historical and contemporary primary sources in the arts, humanities, and social sciences from and about South Asia. It includes important Colonial-era administrative and trade reports and newspapers dealing with themes of caste and social structure, social and economic history, women and gender, and more. This collection has been developed through a collaborative initiative involving US research libraries and partners from South Asia.
This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.
The Time Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. The collection is valuable to researchers of 20th-Century current events, politics and culture, as well as those interested in the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.
The Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. The OREs cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Multi-media features embedded in the articles, along with cross-referenced links to related content, will further expand the utility and scope of the OREs.
Currently, as of February 2019, Hekman Library subscribes to two subject areas: Climate Science and International Studies. There are 15 areas available for purchase. We will likely be adding to this collection gradually.
The ATLAS for ALUM program is available for all alumni of Calvin University and Calvin Theological Seminary.
ATLAS for ALUM, funded through a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., provides access to ATLASerials® (ATLAS®), an online collection of more than 140 major religion and theology journals, ranging from popular journals such as Christianity Today and Christian Century to scholarly journals such as the Journal of Biblical Literature and Theology Today. This resource contains more than 240,000 articles and book reviews going back as early as 1924.
You can find instructions for accessing ATLAS on our website.
Nursing Reference Center Plus™ is an evidence-based point-of-care resource to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills, and more! This resource includes continuously updated information, based on the best available evidence in nursing, allied health, and biomedical literature, written specifically for nurses. It also contains cultural competencies, patient education, drug information, and reference books, guidelines, legal cases, and research instruments. Nursing Reference Center Plus is the premier evidence-based resource to support nurses in the provision of improved patient care and patient outcomes while decreasing healthcare costs.
Archon is an online catalog for the holdings of Hekman Library's Heritage Hall and allows for searching of collection inventories. Heritage Hall serves as the official repository for records of Calvin University, Calvin Theological Seminary, and the Christian Reformed Church in North America. In addition, Heritage Hall has nearly 600 manuscript collections of personal papers and organizational records. Collections readily provide primary source materials for research in a wide range of disciplines, such as History, Economics, Psychology, Literature, Theology, Political Science, and more.
MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.
Offers coverage that addresses many small business topics from consumer small business reference books, business videos, help and advice section and how to create business plans. Total Titles Indexed: 400+; Full-text titles: 400+.
Theme-based Spanish-language interface designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users. This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.
Covers both fiction and nonfiction. This resources offers extensive reader's advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overviews, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.
Provides coverage from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. TV, radio transcripts, and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources are also included. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today. Total titles indexed: 1,300+; Full-text titles: 1,300+.
Covers broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews. Total titles indexed: 460+; Full-text titles: 380+.
Contains information about Michigan facts and links to the Michigan Collection including County Guides, Historical Research Collections, Michigan Imprints 1851-1876, Michigan Bibliographies and the Michigan Digital Collections.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
Covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Includes many journals also indexed in PsycINFO. Especially strong in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.
Content from popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources. Covers wide range of subjects including business, health, fashion, sports, and personal finance. Total titles indexed: 3,400+; Full-text titles: 2,300+.
Authoritative database for current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. It is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law. Total titles indexed: 2,200+; Full-text titles: 1,100+.
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed. Total titles indexed: 800+; Full-text titles: 300+.
The latest insights on entrepreneurship and small business topics for business students and researchers. Content comes from business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies and company profiles. Total titles indexed: 140+; Full-text titles: 120+.
Provides scholarly research and information for education students, professionals and policy makers. Covers all levels of education - from early childhood to higher education - and educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. Total titles indexed: 3,500+; Full-text titles: 2,000+.
Full-text art research covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. Strong international coverage with hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing, abstracts and thousands of images. Total titles indexed: 1,600+; Full-text titles: 780+.
Concise yet comprehensive summaries to help professionals and students keep up with the latest information in the business world. A wide range of topics is covered including business biographies, change management, communication, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing, personal growth, productivity and technology.
Full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering. Total titles idexed: 3,600+; Full-text titles: 1,200+.
Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies. Total titles indexed: 190+; Full-text titles: 180+.
From the ProQuest Historical Newspapers collection. Index included. Researchers can move beyond key words to search for articles by subject, company, location, person, or creative work. Research outcomes are further enhanced through the addition of abstracts, detailed citation information, as well as topic headings for further exploration.
Every issue of each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format.
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
This innovative and medically accurate interactive 3D atlas and clinical reference is perfect for speech language pathology and communication disorders educators, students and practitioners. Featuring a comprehensive selection of 3D views covering key body systems and visually stunning head and neck views, it is complemented by a wealth of multimedia clinical content covering swallowing, phonetics and many commonly presenting disorders.