AAPG Datapages is a search-and-retrieval system containing the publications of American Association of Petroleum Geologists, as well as various other geological publications. This resource provides full-text access to current and archived geological publications.
American Rhetoric is a continually growing database of full text speeches delivered by presidents and political activists, actors, Christian leaders, authors, talk show hosts, and many famous historical figures.
Biblegateway.com allows users to search the Bible in more than 70 languages and more than 180 versions. Its searching capabilities allow users to quickly find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations based on keywords, phrases, topics, and Scripture references.
BIOSIS Citation Index combines the life science coverage found in BIOSIS Previews (Biological Abstracts, Reports, Reviews, and Meetings) with the power of cited reference searching. Subject coverage is the same as that of BIOSIS Previews and includes traditional areas of biology like botany, zoology, and microbiology. Coverage is 1926 to the present.
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 Anthropological Index Online is a database of articles based on the journal holdings of the Anthropology Library at the British Museum. The index covers the subjects of socio-cultural and physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural ethnography, providing a broad geographical range of information in each topic.
ATLA is an index of journal articles, essays, and book reviews in the areas of biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues, among other topics. The database provides coverage from 1949 to the present and retrospective indexing for some journals as far back as the nineteenth century.
Alumni of the university and seminary have access to ATLASerials by logging in to their library account using their Alumni library card barcode number. See the Guests and Alumni page for details.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index, available via Web of Science, provides access to bibliographic and citation information from the world's leading arts and humanities journals.It covers a broad array of topics in the humanities from 1975 to the present.
AGRIS is a global database providing access to bibliographic information on agricultural science and technology, including grey literature not available through normal publication and distribution channels.
AGRICOLA serves as the catalog and index of the U.S. National Agricultural Library. All aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines are covered. It is primarily a citation-only database with some full-text material.
Ambrose Video 2.0 is a host site for a selection of plays from the BBC Shakespeare collection, including Hamlet, Henry V, King Lear, Measure for Measure, Merchant of Venice, Othello, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night.
African American Newspapers, Series 1 & 2 (1827-1998), provides online, full-text access to more than 350 newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. The collection features papers from more than 35 states, including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles. Titles in Series 1 come from the Wisconsin Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress, while titles in Series 2 come from the American Antiquarian Society, Center for Research Libraries, the Library of Congress, and New York Public Library.
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 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 ARDA (Association of Religion Data Archives) provides free access to religion statistics, data and church membership reports from around the world, including Christian statistics and adherents data. The ARDA offers recent U.S. and international survey findings, local, national and global profiles of religion, and detailed demographic reports and maps of religious and protestant denominations in America.
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.
Taking the place of American FactFinder, data.census.gov is the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. The vision for data dissemination through data.census.gov is to improve the customer experience by making data available from one centralized place so that data users spend less time searching for data content and more time using it.
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.
The ACS Publications database strives to be the most authoritative and comprehensive provider of chemistry-related information by providing full-text access to peer-reviewed, scholarly journals published by the ACS.
America: History and Life is the definitive bibliographic reference covering the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. It covers journal titles published worldwide and includes article citations and book/media reviews.
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
Provided by the American Psychological Association, APA PsycINFO offers access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. When you search APA PsycINFO, you are also searching the ProQuest Psychology Database and the APA PsycARTICLES database.
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.
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.
Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the MLA International Bibliography is the definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film, covering scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present. International in scope, it includes citations to journal articles, books, articles in books, series, translations, scholarly editions, websites, and dissertations, with links to full text in JSTOR, Project MUSE, and other resources.
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.
The CRCPI is an index to periodicals which are official publications of the Christian Reformed Church or its institutions, or periodicals which have a significant number of contributors who are affiliated with the CRC or its institutions including the Calvin Theological Journal and The Banner.
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.
The HLSI identifies sermons contained in books owned by the Hekman Library. Find sermon citations based on scripture passage, author, title, keyword, or subject and then use the call number to locate the book on shelf.
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.
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.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital page images and searchable, full-text transcriptions of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.
The Oxford English Dictionary, or OED as it's more popularly known, is a historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. It aims to show not only the current meanings of words, but also to trace their development through time. Entries contain detailed etymological analysis, and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world, making the OED a unique historical record. Available in print and in electronic version.
This index covers the huge volume of scholarly or peer-reviewed literature in the field of physical education from kinesiology, fitness tests and motor learning to recreation, sports equipment and coaching. This wide ranging database will help locate articles on sports psychology/sociology as well as physical and occupational therapy.
CMPI is an index of articles from Canadian music journals, newsletters and magazines provided by the Library and Archives Canada. The CMPI database indexes content dating from the late-19th century to the present day.
Established by the American Geosciences Institute, GeoRef provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. It includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are included. Coverage for North American resources starts in 1669, and worldwide coverage in 1933.
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Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder®) is the premiere database for chemistry, providing millions of journal article citations from nearly 9,500 international scientific journals. "SciFinder" is the search engine software needed to access this database.