Info in the Arts: Digital Theatre Plus now more than plays!

If you haven’t stumbled across this yet, I wanted to make you aware of a newer resource that the library subscribes to, Digital Theatre Plus.  We subscribed to this last year to support the theatre department with a streaming drama resource.  It is a growing database of major plays, including contemporary British theatre productions and […]

New York Times Digital Edition

The New York Times digital edition is available for all students and faculty at Hope College. To get access, Hope users will need to create individual logins at this site  and must use their 1Hope credentials to create an account. Follow the instructions to claim your pass. A list of frequently asked questions is available at the bottom of […]

1Search Gets a New Look

You may have noticed a slight change in the way search results are displayed in 1Search, Van Wylen Library’s 1-stop search stop. This 2.0-upgraded version is designed with the user in mind, making searches easier and more intuitive. Like before, the facets on the left allow you to refine your results by content type, discipline, […]

New York Times Digital Edition Now Available!

Access to the New York Times digital edition is now available for all students and faculty at Hope College. The New York Times, published since 1851, is the largest metropolitan newspaper in the United States. The online version includes not only the same articles, text and images that appear in the print edition, but also an array of additional […]

LearningExpress Library

Whether you’re studying for the GRE or preparing for a professional exam, LearningExpress Library is available to help you. Utilize the Learning Centers to take practice tests, exercises, learn new skills, and prepare yourself for a job. In addition to test prep, LEL has tools to help with your resume, job search, and interviewing skills. There […]

Database Trials

The library has added several databases to our trials list. They are available to Hope students, faculty, and staff to try out. We appreciate feedback, and encourage everyone to contact us with comments and questions about the databases. Available through Gale until March 31, 2014 are five databases consisting of mostly primary source materials: Artemis […]

Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online

Did you know January 26 marked Michigan’s 177th year as a state? You can learn more about Michigan’s history with resources from Van Wylen Library.  Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online is now available to Hope users. Over 130 works, ranging from poetry to war reports, cover the history of the land that eventually became […]

Civil Rights Week

The 2014 Civil Rights Week is underway at Hope. Events sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Education will be happening throughout the week. On Tuesday, January 21 at 7pm in Dimnent Memorial Chapel, Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd, president-elect of Alabama State University, will be giving a keynote speech entitled “The Heart of an Activist: Grow Local, […]


We recently subscribed to BiblioBoard®, a digital library consisting of collections of books, images, articles, audio, and video. BiblioBoard® is built around the user experience, allowing access from anywhere on a well-designed platform available via the web or on mobile devices. What you get: There is a lot of content, millions of pages of primary […]

Greenwood Guides to Science and Religion

Van Wylen Library offers a wide collection of resources that highlight many different subjects. Recently, new resources in religious studies have become available. The Greenwood Guides to Science and Religion, available from Credo Reference, give multiple options to find information on these subjects. These volumes can be accessed by any student, faculty, or staff with […]