Research Databases

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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

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. Please email the Chemistry Librarian with any questions.

SingersBabel

Offers tools to help you learn the meaning and pronunciation of texts found in oratorios, secular and sacred choral music, cantatas, art songs, and song cycles.

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.

Theatre in 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. Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Tutorials

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.

TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)

Provides citations of master's theses and doctoral dissertations in theology and related disciplines, written for degrees at selected institutions.

U.S.A. Trade Online

Provides U.S. trade-related data.

Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

Provides the latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology. The journal features presentations and workshops from world-renowned researchers and clinicians.

Web of Science (All Databases)

The Web of Science provides access to all databases listed below: Web of Science Core Collection:
  • Science Citation Index (1955-present)
  • Social Science Citation Index (1996-present)
  • Web of Science Additional Databases
  • BIOSIS Previews (1955-present)
  • KCI - Korean Journal Database (1980-present)
  • MEDLINE (1950-present)
  • Russian Science Citation Index (2005-present)
  • SciELO Citation Index (2002-present)
  • Web of Science Search Tips Video

    Web of Science (Core Collection)

    Search the world’s leading scholarly journals, books, and proceedings in the natural and social sciences. Indexes included are the Science Citation Index Expanded (1955-present) and Social Sciences Citation Index (1996-present). Web of Science Search Tips Video

    WHO Statistical Information System

    Provides statistical data collected by the World Health Organization. Formerly known as World Health Organization Statistics.

    Wiley Online Library

    Provides citations to journal articles as well as ebooks in many disciplines, including journals published by Blackwell.

    Women and social movements in the United States (Scholars Edition)

    A resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. history.

    World Almanac

    Provides the full text of Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, the World Almanac and Book of Facts, the World Almanac of the U.S.A., and the World Almanac of U.S. Politics.

    World Shakespeare Bibliography

    Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audio-visual media, and other materials relating to Shakespeare.

    WorldCat

    Provides citations of books and other materials held in thousands of libraries worldwide.