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.
Art & Architecture Source provides full-text art journals, books, magazines, and podcasts, and a collection of art images, with coverage dating back to 1914. It covers a broad range of art-related subjects, from fine, decorative, and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design, and is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers.
Early American Imprints, Series 1. Evans - TCP hosts the full text of American documents printed from 1639-1800. This is done by manually keying the full text of each work and adding markup to indicate the structure of the text (chapter divisions, tables, lists, etc.). The result is an accurate transcription of each work, which can be fully searched, or used as the basis of a new project. This interface contains text only - no images.
Encyclopedia Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. It brings together the following: Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, selected magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
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.
The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography is the online reference for bibliographic information on major computer science publications. It provides free access to bibliographic meta-data and links to the electronic editions of publications.
ECCO-TCP is a partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to produce highly accurate, fully-searchable, SGML/XML-encoded texts from among the titles available in the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database.
Applied Science and Technology Source offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines. Subjects covered include aerospace, agricultural engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, genetics, hydroponics, mechanical engineering, pharmacology, robotics, and software development.
J.P. Morgan Research from ProQuest provides the most highly-regarded financial research available. It contains in-depth reports for thousands of companies analyzed by expert research analysts worldwide, covering all industries and all regions. The collection is derived from Morgan Markets, J.P. Morgan’s exclusive information for key clients and investors.
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.
This database contains company, industry, economic and geopolitical macroeconomic market research from sources including Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch from Oxford Analytica, and Snapshots Series market research overviews.
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 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 articles and book reviews going back as early as 1924.
You can find instructions for accessing ATLAS on our website.
PhilPapers is a unique scholarly resource which includes: a comprehensive index of the research literature in philosophy, an open access archive of this research, a structured bibliography of the field, and an online community of philosophers.
Biography Reference Center provides thousands of reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography Today and Biography, plus narrative biographies not available in other databases. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by subject occupation, nationality, activity, gender, lifespan and more.
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.
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.
This database allows users to search the New York Times issues dating 1851 - recent (3-month embargo). Results include the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in PDF format.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides access to hundreds of full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines, specifically nursing and allied health. Coverage for this database extends from 1958 - present.
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.
Contains millions of records from domestic and international journals back to 1888 as well as monographs. There is some full text. Covers agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, public policy, sustainability and other related subjects.
Humanities Source is a valuable full-text database covering literary, scholarly and creative thought. It provides full text, indexing and abstracts for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities.
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.
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.
Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today.
Referencia Latina's intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is 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 and newswires from 12 Latin American countries.
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.
Covers broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews.
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.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a rich full-text database of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, plus thousands of short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets and other sources.
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.
MasterFILE Complete offers a large collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.
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.
Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.
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.
Social Explorer is a suite of online tools and data that allow users to visually explore hundreds of thousands of data indicators across demography, economy, health, religion, crime, and more. Users can visualize and interact with data, create reports and downloads for offline processing.
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, Hekman Library subscribes to four subject areas: Climate Science, Communication, Encyclopedia of Social Work, and International Studies.
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.