Research Databases

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ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the U.S.

The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables, along with links to provider sites.

PsycCRITIQUES

PsycCritiques is a book reviewing tool published by the American Psychological Association (APA). PsycCRITIQUES contains full-text reviews of books in psychology and the social sciences, as well as professional videos and popular films from a psychological perspective. Reviews occasionally include comparative or retrospective book reviews. The database also includes all reviews published in the print journal Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books between 1956 (Volume 1, Issue 1) and 2004. PsycCritiques ended publication in Fall 2017, and its contents is now available in open access from the University of Akron.

Psychological Experiments Online

A multimedia collection that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries.

PubMed Central

Provides the full text of journal articles from a selected set of journals in the discipline of medicine and health.

Regional Business News

Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of regional business publications from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Research in Ministry (RIM)

Provides citations of project reports and theses written for D.Min. degrees at selected institutions in the U.S. and Canada.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, discographies, recordings, and other resources in music.

SAGE Journals

Provides journal articles in multiple disciplines.

SAGE Knowledge

A database of ebooks and reference books published by SAGE covering the social sciences and education, including such areas as African American Studies, Aged & Gerontology, Anthropology, Communication and Media Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Gender & Sexuality Studies, History, Politics, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Work & Social Policy, and Sociology.

Sage Open Access Journals

Contains pure gold open access journals published by SAGE. All articles published in the journals provide worldwide, barrier-free access to the full-text of articles online, immediately on publication under a creative commons license. All articles are rigorously peer-reviewed retaining the quality hallmarks of the academic publishing process that authors would experience in publishing in any traditional SAGE journal.

Sanborn Maps of Illinois, 1867-1970

Provides digital facsimiles of historical maps of many cities and towns in Illinois.

Saskia Art Images (CARLI)

Provides digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture.

ScienceDirect

Provides journal articles in many scientific disciplines. Also includes many ebooks and reference works published by Elsevier. Sometimes referred to as Science Direct.

SciFinder-n

The most comprehensive database, produced by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), for chemical literature. Allows users to explore the CAS database which contains literature for many scientific disciplines. First time Wheaton users will need to register for an account. Please click here to learn how to create your account.

CAS recently upgraded their platform to the new SciFinder-n. If you prefer to search using the "classic" SciFinder click here.

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Please email the Chemistry Librarian with any questions.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Provides rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. SSRN consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 654,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection currently containing over 547,600 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.

SocINDEX with Full Text

Provides comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.

SPIE Digital Library

Contains the world's largest collection of optics and photonics applied research. Includes full-text of several key journals in the field including the Journal of Medical Imaging as well as conference proceedings and ebooks published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

SportDiscus

Provides citations of journal articles in sports, physical fitness, physical education, and related disciplines.

SpringerLink

Provides journal articles and ebooks in many disciplines, from journals published by Springer (and formerly Kluwer).

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.

Statista

Provides access to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries.

Taylor & Francis Group

Provides the full-text of selected books in many disciplines.

Theatre in Video (Streaming Video)

Hundreds of performances in many different genres. Also includes documentaries on playwrights and performers.

TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae)

Aims to provide the full text of all surviving Greek literature written from the time of Homer to the fall of Byzantium in A.D. 1453. Please note: in order to use the Full Corpus users will need to register and create a free account for searching. Please see the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Tutorials to get started.

TLS (Times Literary Supplement) Historical Archive

Provides searchable access to the full text of the Times Literary Supplement from 1902. It includes more than 300,000 reviews, letters, poems, and articles.