Research Databases

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eHRAF World Cultures

Provides access to information on all aspects of cultural and social life around the world. A useful, free companion resource, Explaining Human Culture, is also available. eHRAF Video Tutorials

Electronic Collections Online (ECO)

Provides citations to journal articles in many disciplines.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Provides full text access to articles from Encyclopedia Britannica.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is particularly useful for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.

Encyclopedia of Chicago

Provides essays, maps, city plans, and topical galleries relating to the city of Chicago. Contributors include many high profile Chicago area scholars.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics

The authoritative reference work of all aspects of the history and study of the Hebrew language from its earliest attested form to the present day.

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. It explores art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.

ERIC

Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles in education and citations of other education-related documents.

FDSys (Federal Digital System)

The Government Printing Office's official web portal, providing an entry point to federal government publications available online. Formerly known as GPO Access.

Filmakers Library Online

Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Contains over 1,000 videos.

Financial Times Historical Archive

Delivers the complete, searchable run of The Financial Times daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2010, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.

GeoRef

References and selected abstracts to the world's literature in geology, covering North America since 1669 and other areas since 1933.

GPO

Provides citations of government publications, with links to full text where available.

GreenFILE

Provides citations and abstracts of scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports related to the relationship between human beings and the environment.

Grove encyclopedia of classical art & architecture

Provides in-depth articles containing biographies as well as thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.

Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Provides the most accurate, reliable and current resource available on data needed by chemists, physicists and engineers. It provides wide coverage of data on properties of inorganic and organic compounds. Now searchable by chemical structure. Note: Section 18 contains sources of physical and chemical data.

Handbook of Latin American Studies

Provides a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.

HathiTrust Digital Library

HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.

Health and Society in Video

An online collection of streaming documentaries focusing on health issues and their impact on society. Health and the human condition have become important components for studies in sociology, culture, ethics, government, public policy, and other disciplines that examine how people interact with the world.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health, with access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides citations to journal articles in the health sciences, with particular emphasis on nursing. The database also contains Clinical Pharmacology, which provides current drug information.

HeinOnline

Provides access to legal history available in an online, searchable, image-based format. Includes comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,000 law and law-related periodicals, and many other legal resources. The specific collections accessible to Wheaton include: World Constitutions Illustrated; U.S. Congressional Documents; U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals; Law Journal Library; Legal Classics; Women and the Law; U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library; Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS); U.S. Presidential Library; U.S. Supreme Court Library; Federal Register Library; U.S. Statutes at Large; U.S. Federal Legislative History Library; U.S. Code; History of International Law; U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection; Religion & the Law; Philip C. Jessup Library; National Moot Court Competition; American Indian Law Collection; Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and Rights; Congress and the Courts; Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.; Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law; and World Trials Library. Also known as Hein Online.

Historical Abstracts

Provides citations of journal articles, books, and dissertations about the history of all countries other than the United States and Canada, from 1450 to the present.

Historical Statistics of the United States

A standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Areas covered include Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure and Performance, Economic Sectors, and Governance and International Relations.

Human Rights Studies Online

A research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects.