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Hekman Library for Seminary Distance Education

Librarian-crafted guide to services and resources in Hekman library for Calvin Seminary Distance Education students

E-Resources at Hekman

For distance-learning students, electronic resources can be even more important than print, as a more easily accessible source of research and information. Hekman Library has over 36,000 e-journals and over 100 subscription databases, as well as hundreds of thousands of ebooks - most of these are indexed in the library catalog, but there are a few specific tools on the library homepage to explore e-journals and databases specifically. Click the links here or check out the lists below for more specific recommendations:

Recommended Research Databases

Specialized Databases

No Full-Text Available?

As you peruse Hekman's journals and databases, you may come across an article that has no PDF or HTML for immediate viewing and instead see the Full-Text@Hekman icon. If you click it, the pop-up message will tell you whether or not we have access to this item, and if not, it will provide a link to Interlibrary Loan.

Check out the video tutorial here for a good, visual overview of this situation and what to do if you can't find the full-text: