Research Databases

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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.

Sanborn Maps of Illinois, 1867-1970

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

Saskia Art Images (CARLI)

Provides over 30,000 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

Use to search for chemical substances, reactions, patents and references. SciFinder is the interface to CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) databases. First time Wheaton users need to register. Email eresources@wheaton.edu for instructions on how to create a login.

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

Contains more than 250 of the world's most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries, online in streaming video.

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)

Provides citations of journals in the BIOSIS Previews, MEDLINE, and Web of Science databases. Web of Science Search Tips Video

Web of Science (Core Collection)

Provides citations to journal articles and access to article references in the natural and social sciences. 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.