Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) is a research database for library and information science studies. LISTA provides indexing and abstracting for hundreds of key journals, books, research reports with coverage dating back to 1960. Subjects covered include bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, information management, librarianship, and online information retrieval.
Wright American Fiction is considered the most comprehensive bibliography of American adult fiction of the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes full-text works by well known writers along with lesser known writers whose works were popular in their own time.
Business Abstracts indexes and abstracts articles from English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere, including the leading business magazines and trade and research journals, plus the full text of selected periodicals.
Oxford Art Online is the gateway to Oxford’s art reference works, including the peer-reviewed, regularly updated Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. It includes reference articles on topics that span ancient to contemporary art and architecture, and also provides thousands of images of works of art, structures, plans, and artist signatures.
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Cambridge Core provides access to unique, scholarly content published by Cambridge University Press, in one user-friendly and fully searchable online platform. The search interface includes both electronic books and journals.
Mintel market research reports on the behaviors and lifestyles of major consumer groups including purchasing motivations and product/brand preferences. Industry reports include market conditions like market size, market segmentation, brand share, forecasts and trends. Coverage is US.
Extensive full-text database combining scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, working papers, market reports, newspapers, and other sources relevant to research in business and economics.
OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 5 million theses and dissertations.
PTSDpubs (formerly called PILOTS) is produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. This open-access database provides citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other psychological effects of trauma, with coverage from 1871 to present.
PubMed Central (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). It contains more than 5 million full-text records, spanning several centuries of biomedical and life science research, from the late 1700s to present.
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 research resource will be of primary interest to seminary students.
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The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception is the first comprehensive reference work on the Bible and its reception. It records how biblical texts have been read, interpreted and integrated into thought, science and culture throughout the centuries, making it an essential resource for scholars in biblical, cultural, and religious studies and related fields.
ProQuest Sociology covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. Note: When searching this database, you are also searching Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
The Hekman Digital Archive (HDA) provides a home to digital files that can be used in the classroom or for personal study on the web. It currently accommodates 10 unique collections, and includes over 5000 digital images available in a variety of formats.
The Zoological Record is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology, going back to 1864. It acts as an unofficial register of animal names. The broad scope of coverage ranges form biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.
EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a wide-ranging multi-subject platform of ebooks covering everything from literary criticism to cybersecurity. Originally known as NetLibrary, this database has been combined with many others and relaunched under its new name. Also contained as subsets of this larger collection are the resources: eBook Academic Collection (EBSCO) and eBook Business Collection (EBSCO).
Discover inspiring cultural heritage from European museums, galleries, libraries and archives. Europeana collections provide access to millions of digitized items – books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools to help you find what you’re looking for. Content includes rare books, manuscripts, images, sound clips, and videos.
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.
Enables users to explore in detail over 1,000 different occupations and match interests and skills with the career that’s most appropriate for them. Helps job seekers to create professional resumes and cover letters as well as practice and master interviewing skills. Over five million recent local and national job postings are included.
An indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. It includes almost 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by 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 during the latter half of the 20th century.
The Hekman Library no longer has access online to the Grand Rapids Press. The link provided here will take users to the MLive site, which offers a 14-day searchable archive of the GR Press and other Michigan newspapers. People with valid Grand Rapids Public Library cards can search a more extensive archive of the press.
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 International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is an essential online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research. IBSS includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Abstracts are provided for half of all current journal articles and full text availability is continually increasing.
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.
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.
Naxos Jazz Music Library offers a mixed selection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. More than 229,000 tracks from over 20,000 albums are offered. The recordings in Naxos Music Library Jazz come from over 200 labels, and include the catalogue of Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy, and others.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online 17th 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.
(Companion to MathSciNet) The JFM database will serve as a portal for the user to find mathematical publications of the period 1868-1942. It includes links to digital articles from many of the publications.
Current Contents Connect is a current awareness database that provides easy access to complete tables of contents, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from relevant, evaluated websites.
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The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is an essential reference resource for scholars of global hymnody, with information on the hymns of many countries and languages and a strong emphasis on the historical as well as the contemporary.
A Library of Congress website providing access to information about historic American newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. This site also includes the Newspaper Title 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).
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.
Medline Plus is an open-access version of the MEDLINE database, geared toward the public consumer, with information from the National Library of Medicine about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. It also contains extensive references and articles, from 1966 to the present, with special collections on different health topics, medical tests, drugs and supplements, and more.
Comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors, and more.
ICPSR acquires, preserves, enhances, and distributes original social science research data for research and instruction. In addition, ICPSR provides resources for training in quantitative analysis methods.
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 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.
Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence in health-care topics; it is a leading source for systematic reviews (which are prepared by peer-reviewed Cochrane Review groups, with new reviews and protocols published continuously) and records for randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Cochrane also includes special collections on specific healthcare topics, powerful search tools, and a clinical answers database (designed to be a more condensed entry into Cochrane Reviews, each with a clinical question, a short answer, and data for the outcomes).