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.
Among its more than 3,600 terms covering all aspects of art, ArtLex provides basic definitions of art terms, numerous illustrations, quotations, and pronunciation notes, and links to other Web resources. The site defines more than 1,700,000 words found in more than 200 dictionaries and glossaries.
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.
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.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750. It includes thousands of valuable primary source records covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
A new addition to our Oxford Digital Reference Shelf collection. This reference tool encompasses over four thousand years of artistry and innovation and spans every art form, medium, and civilization from Cycladic,
Minoan, Helladic, and Etruscan art to the fall of the Roman Empire.
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 Permanent Collection at the International Center of Photography (ICP) contains over 100,000 photographs. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver and digital chromogenic prints.
A major UK web portal for the finest Arts and Humanities web resources for education and research. More than 18,000 sites have been selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists and made available through an intuitive search interface.
A journal that is international in scope, having editorial advisors from Canada, Singapore, Australia, Wales, England, Spain, Norway, and South Africa. The journal is edited by Dr. David Smith (Director of the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning) and John Shortt, head of research and development at the Stapleford Centre. JE&CB is published semiannually.
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!
In formation since 1870,
the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than two million works of
art from all aournd the world, ancient through modern times. About 6,500
objects—highlights from each of the Museum's curatorial departments as well as
the entire Department of European Paintings and the entire Department of
American Paintings and Sculpture—can be accessed online.
The ultimate purpose of the Museum is to acquire the best modern works of art. The collection is comprehensive; included are architecture and design, films and media, drawings, photographs, painting and sculpture, and prints and illustrated books.
The entire MCA Collection contains over 6,000 objects, with works representing trends in art after 1945 in all media including paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, film, installations, and artists' books.
Has research resources, such as links to over 100 open access ejournals in the field of education, and "websites for students" with links to careers in art, copyright basics, and interactive activities.