Web of Science (WoS) indexes leading scholarly journals, books, proceedings, and other formats. Its major subject areas include the natural and social sciences and arts and humanities with coverage back to 1900. The heart of WoS is the Web of Science Core Collection, which indexes thousands of scholarly journals by author, author affiliation, and cited reference. In addition to the Core Collection, Web of Science provides access to several regional, subject, and format-specific database.
The suite of video tutorials teach aspects of searching, analyzing results, creating a researcher profile, and more. EndNote Web, the bibliographic management tool, is integrated into WoS.
SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals and books published by Springer. Disciplines covered include: architecture & design, biomedical sciences, business & management, chemistry, earth sciences & geography, economics, education & language, engineering, environmental sciences, food science & nutrition, medicine, philosophy, physics, psychology, public health, and social sciences.
Oxford Music Online includes as its foundation the premiere music encyclopedia, Grove Music Online, as well as the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music. It offers extensive, peer-reviewed coverage and summary sources on different music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship; it is also searchable by topic, instrument, era, region, place type, and occupation.
Note: There is a sign-in limit of three simultaneous users. This means that if three people are signed in at once, a fourth user will have to wait in line until at least one person signs out and a log-in becomes available.
BioOne is a database of high quality, subscribed and open-access titles focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. As a nonprofit organization, BioOne exists for the benefit of the scientific community.
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.
Published by the Association of Christian Librarians, this database indexes journal articles and book reviews written from an evangelical Christian perspective or of interest to the evangelical community.
CQ Researcher is a definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. It includes coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
PubChem is an open chemistry database at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (“Open” means that you can put your scientific data in PubChem and others may use it). PubChem is a key chemical information resource for scientists, students, and the general public. Records are contributed by government agencies, chemical vendors, journal publishers, and more.
ECCO provides access to the digital images of every page of thousands of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching, it gives researchers access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science.
SAGE Publishing produces hundreds of journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine, with additional journals published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
Gale eBooks is a collection of authoritative ebooks, encyclopedias, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Individual titles may be searched by logging into the database and then narrowing to a specific title.
The standard source for statistical data on U. S. History, with data sets on topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Includes essays placing the data in historical context.
SciFinder is the interface to the database of chemistry literature, Chemical Abstracts. It provides full-text access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
You must be a Calvin student in order to use this database, and you will need to request registration from this page before using the site for the first time.
PAIS (originally, the Public Affairs Information Service) indexes sources on the 20th century’s most important public and social policies. It does not index journals cover-to-cover but selects articles relevant to public policy.
CINAHL provides indexing for journals about nursing and related fields. It offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.
American National Biography online is a full-text, searchable version of the print reference set, which contains portraits and biographies of men and women from all eras and walks of life whose lives have shaped the nation.
Communication & Mass Media Complete offers access to journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, discourse, rhetoric, sociolinguistics, communication theory, language, logic, organizational communication and other closely related fields of study.
NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) is a cross-database search engine for multiple life science databases. Some of the subjects covered include: gene sequences, molecular structure, proteins, and nucleotides.
CiteSeerX is an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerX aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.
The Aquatic and Invasive Plant Information Retrieval System (APIRS) includes annotated citations to peer-reviewed and gray literature and reports, with aquatic, wetland and natural area invasive plants as the focus.
INSPIRE is a trusted community hub that helps researchers to share and find accurate scholarly information in high energy physics (HEP). It serves as a one-stop information platform which provides users with high quality, curated content covering the entire corpus of HEP literature, conferences, institutions, journals, researchers, experiments, jobs and data.
Ingenta Connect offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of academic and professional research articles - providing researchers with access to millions of full text electronic articles from thousands of publications.
Physical Review Online Archive, or PROLA provides access to the following: Physical Review Series I and II (1893-1969), Physical Review A - D (1970-2016), Physical Review E (1993-2016), Physical Review Letters (1958-2016), and Reviews of Modern Physics (1929-2016).
At the end of each calendar year, PROLA adds another year of content.
The Handbook of Latin American Studies is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Each year scholars from around the world choose thousands of works for inclusion alternating between the social sciences and the humanities.
arXiv is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics.
The SOA/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics operated by the Smithsonian Atrophysical Observatory (SAO). It maintains three databases which cover publications in astronomy and astrophysics, physics, and the arXiv e-prints.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae online is a digital collection of most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. The library no longer has a subscription to TLG, but you can access the Abridged TLG, the Canon bibliographies, and TLG’s lexica without a subscription.
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Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a source of documents and articles devoted to research, analysis and scholarship on international politics and related fields, including global finance, diplomatic practice, humanitarian law, development studies, and environmental studies.
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals contains the table of contents for 45 British periodicals, many of which are not indexed elsewhere. Hekman Library owns this index on CD-ROM and in print. (See full annotation for further access information).
The Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index provides citation indexing to past and current Seventh-day Adventist journals and magazines from 1973 to the present. The index is produced at the James White Library, Andrews University under the auspices of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians.
The RBL database, expanded weekly, contains thousands of published reviews. It is considered the most comprehensive review of monographic literature in the field of biblical and related studies. All reviews are available in full text.
The Readers' Guide Abstracts database is for educators, students, and library patrons who seek comprehensive current events coverage and curriculum support related periodicals. It indexes popular and general interest periodical literature from 1983 to the present.
The PubMed database contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. PubMed was developed and is maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) , at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) , located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It facilitates searching across several NLM resources, including MEDLINE, PubMed Central, and Bookshelf. A well-known medical resource, PubMed's resources are extensive, authoritative, and offer complex searching options. Coverage in this database extends from the 1940s to the present day.