Research Databases

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Hathi Trust Digital Library

a repository providing access to public domain and in-copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.

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 (Streaming 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.

Index of Medieval Art

Holdings include images and descriptive data relating to works of art produced between early apostolic times and the sixteenth century. Although the Index of Medieval Art was formerly known as the Index of Christian Art, the collection now includes secular subjects as well as a growing number of subjects from medieval Jewish and Islamic culture. About half of the total records held in the Index are currently online; back-files and new material are added regularly.

Index Religiosus

An international reference bibliography in Theology, Religious Studies and Church History, covering publications written in various European languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, etc.). Formed by the merger of the Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique and the Elenchus Bibliographicus from the journal Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, essential working instruments for Theology and Religious Studies.

International Medieval Bibliography

A multidisciplinary bibliographic database covering Europe, North Africa and the Middle East for the entire period from AD 300 to 1500. It aims to provide a comprehensive, current bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften) published worldwide in over 35 different languages.

International Music Score Library Project

The International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) is a project for the creation of a virtual library of music scores and recordings. The library consists mainly of scans of old musical editions out of copyright. In addition, it admits scores by contemporary composers who wish to share their music with the world by releasing it under a Creative Commons license. It also includes included public domain and licensed sound recordings.

IPA Source

Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. Now with over 7075 texts including 1216 aria texts.

JSTOR

A trusted digital archive of academic journals and other scholarly content, including ebooks. Most journals include extended historic backfiles and not current issues. Arts and Sciences collections 1 thru XV are available, plus the Life Sciences collection. JSTOR and our participating publishers are making an expanded set of content freely available to our participating institutions where students have been displaced due to COVID-19. They are providing access to all unlicensed collections and access to more than 25,000 books through Jun 30, 2020.

JSTOR Global Plants

Global Plants is the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration. JSTOR has provided temporary access to this database until Jun 30, 2020

JSTOR Open Access Books

More than 6,000 Open Access ebooks from 75+ publishers, including Brill, Cornell University Press, De Gruyter, and University of California Press, are now available at no cost to libraries or users.

Kanopy (Streaming Video)

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service that provides access to more than 26,000 educational videos via the web and on mobile devices. Major subjects covered include: the arts, business and training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education. All users can browse and search films in addition to watching leased content. Faculty and staff can request films for curriculum use or student development. Free access temporarily opened up to Great Courses and kanopy spotlight list through April 12, 2020

Karl Marx / Friedrich Engels Papers

Provides free online access to the digitized versions of original papers of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Contains some of the most influential pieces of writing in world history that still play a major role in the rethinking of capitalism, labour, economic crises and revolution.

L'Année philologique

A specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Includes all volumes of the annual index, beginning with Volume I published in 1928.

Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

Serves as the first point of reference for information on ancient grammarians for scholars of Greek and Latin antiquity, in particular for research into the history of philology, grammar and ancient scholarship. Each entry consists of a biographical introduction, the Greek text of their preserved work, and a bibliography of texts and studies.

Library of Latin Texts - Series A

Provides full text access to more than 3,200 Latin texts from Antiquity to the present, including many Patristic texts.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts

Provides citations and abstracts of topics including librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval,information management and more.

Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online represents a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Contains literature, history and culture with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available.

Literature Online (LION)

Literature Online is the premier online resource for literary research today that includes English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

Literature Resource Center

Provides access to Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and selected articles in Contemporary Literary Criticism, as well as other resources.

Loeb Classical Library

Provides a virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture — in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content.

MAS Ultra: School Edition

A full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags.

MasterFILE Premier

Provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

MathSciNet

Electronic publication of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for mathematical sciences literature.