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.
Ed. Sheila D. Muller. New York: Garland, 1997. A one-volume encyclopedia with entries on various people and topics important in the history of Dutch art and art criticism. Includes good cross-references, indexes, and bibliography.
Nieuw Nederlandsch biografisch woordenboek. (New Dutch biographical dictionary.) 10 vols. Ed. P. C. Molhuysen, et al. Leiden: Sijthoff, 1937. Ref CT1143 .M9. Only those whose deaths occurred before 1910 are included.
Biografisch woordenboek van Nederland. 5 vols +, 1979- . Eds. J. Charite and A.J.C.M. Gabriels. Online version. A continuation of Molhuysen (above). Includes entries for approximately 2000 individuals from the latter half of the 19th c. to the 20th c.
Biographisch woordenboek van protestantsche
godgeleerden in Nederland. 6 vols. Eds. J.
P. de Bie et al.
's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff,-1949. ThRef BR909 .B5. Lengthy biographical sketches of Dutch Protestant clergy and theologians, with good bibliographical references. This is an uncompleted project, extending only from A-Li.
Biografisch Lexicon voor de geschiedenis van het Nederlandse protestantisme. 6 vols. Eds. D. Nauta et al. Kampen: Kok, 1978- . ThRef BX4846 .B56. Complements and extends the above biographical dictionary of Dutch Protestantism.
Dictionary of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century
Dutch Philosophers. 2 vols. Ed. Wiep van Bunge et al. Bristol: Thoemmes, 2003. Ref B3871 .D53.
The Dutch Research Database (NOD) is a publicly available online database with information on scientific research, researchers and research institutes. The NOD covers all scientific disciplines (multidisciplinary).
Elsevier The last two months of the print version of Elsevier is also available in the library in the current periodical section. It is also indexed and available online from May 15, 1999-present via the database LexisNexis Academic
A catalog of historical datasets containing descriptions of a wide range of historical datasets (also called studies) covering a time period from early history to the present day. A large number of datasets can also be accessed and downloaded online.
A bibliography compiled by Peter King and Michael Wintle. Though dated (published in 1988), it provides a classified, annotated bibliography of topics such as geography, history, languages and dialects, religion, politics, economy, education, transportation, literature and the arts.
By William Shetter. 2d ed., revised. 2002. A brief (223 pp.) overview of "what is characteristic" about the Netherlands, with chapters on geography, business, education, language, literature, history, media, and other aspects of Dutch culture and society. Good bibliography. Web links are dated, but many are still useful.