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Academic OneFile
Indexes and abstracts articles on subjects such as agriculture, anthropology, arts, business, communications, economics, law, political science, psychology, religion, general sciences, and current events. Includes many full text articles or links to full text; 1980 - present. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Accessible Archives
Digital collection of historic American newspapers and other documents, including a fairly extensive collection of 19th-century African-American and abolitionist periodicals as well as local histories.
ACM Portal (Association for Computing Machinery)
Includes the ACM Digital Library and the ACM Guide to Computing Literature. Indexes core works in computing, including journals, proceedings, books, technical reports, and dissertations.
ADS Abstract Service
The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 7.8 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. The main body of data in the ADS consists of bibliographic records, which are searchable through highly customizable query forms, and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature which can be browsed or searched via a full-text search interface. Integrated in its databases, the ADS provides access and pointers to a wealth of external resources, including electronic articles, data catalogs and archives. 
AfricaBib
Extensive online bibliography of materials related to African Studies, compiled under the auspices of the African Studies Centre at the University of Leiden, Netherlands. Coverage begins in the early 19th century. 
African Journals Online
Database/repository of scholarly journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities that are published in Africa, slightly less than half of which are open access publications. Downloading fulltext articles requires (free) registration. 
AJOL
Database/repository of scholarly journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities that are published in Africa, slightly less than half of which are open access publications. Downloading fulltext articles requires (free) registration. 
Alt-Press Watch
Full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses; publication dates vary from the 1970's - present.
Aluka
An online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa including a wide variety of high-quality scholarly materials ranging from archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides.
America: History and Life [EBSCO]
Indexes journal articles, book chapters, book reviews and dissertations on United States and Canadian history and culture (for world history, use Historical Abstracts); 1964 - present. 
American Periodicals Series Online
APS Online features over 1,500 periodicals ... from colonial times to the advent of American involvement in World War II. Titles range from America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository, to popular magazines like Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. Dates of coverage varies; 1740-1940.
L' Année Philologique
Indexes journal articles, essays and conference proceedings in the field of classical studies. International coverage; 1924 - present.
Anthropological Literature
Indexes journal articles and essays in the fields of anthropology and archaeology. International coverage. Based on the collections of Harvard's Tozzer Library; 1984 - present.
AnthroSource
Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public, with current issues for 11 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications including American AnthropologistAmerican Ethnologist, and Cultural Anthropology
Art Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes material in the fields of art, art history, architecture, design, and film, including articles in periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed journals; 1984 - present. Includes over 320 full text journals. For coverage of art literature from 1929 to 1984, search Art Index Retrospective.
Art Index Retrospective [H.W. Wilson EBSCO]
Indexes material in the fields of art, art history, architecture, design, and film. Includes citations for journal articles, yearbooks, museum bulletins, and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed journals; 1929 - 1984. For coverage of art literature from 1984 to the present, search Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson).
ARTFL
Full text database of nearly 2,000 works in French, ranging from classic literature to non-fiction and technical writing. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy, from medieval times onward. 
ARTstor
Searchable database of over 1 million digital images and associated catalog data. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search and view images. To download images users must create an account. More information at Finding Images.
Association for Computing Machinery
Includes the ACM Digital Library and the ACM Guide to Computing Literature. Indexes core works in computing, including journals, proceedings, books, technical reports, and dissertations.
Astrophysics Data System
The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 7.8 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. The main body of data in the ADS consists of bibliographic records, which are searchable through highly customizable query forms, and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature which can be browsed or searched via a full-text search interface. Integrated in its databases, the ADS provides access and pointers to a wealth of external resources, including electronic articles, data catalogs and archives. 
ATLA Religion Database [EBSCO]
Indexes scholarship of religion, including Biblical studies, world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. From the American Theological Association; 1949 - present. 
Berg Fashion Library
Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of content collections, including the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, e-books, e-journals, museum directory, reference works, images, and more. Browsable by time period (1600 to date) and by place.
Bibliography of the History of Art
Indexes and abstracts publications in the history of art, covering current literature of European art from Late Antiquity to the present and American art from the European discoveries to the present. International coverage; 1990 - present. As of April 1, 2010, the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) will be available free of charge on the Getty Web site. The database includes both BHA (covering 1990-2007) and the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975–1989.
Biography in Context
Biographies from several reference sources, including Marquis Who's Who, with related full text articles, images and links to hand-picked web sites. Searchable by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Biological Sciences
Indexes and abstracts a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, and ecology, some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Formerly known as: CSA Biological Sciences; 1946 - present.
BioOne
Full text access to over 190 scholarly journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Subscription includes BioOne and BioOne.2.
Birds of North America Online
The electronic version of the 18 volume Birds of North America completed in 2002. Provides detailed scientific information for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada. Account contents are updated frequently, and include image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and recordings of that bird's songs and calls. Produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Book Review Digest Plus [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. Use Book Review Digest Retrospective for pre-1983 coverage, or search the 2 databases together; 1983 - present.
Book Review Digest Retrospective [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. For works published after 1982, use Book Review Digest Plus, or search the 2 databases together; 1905 - 1982.
Boston Globe Online
1980+ indexing, plus full text articles. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Britannica Online
Online equivalent of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Also includes articles not included in the print edition, the Merriam-Webster Dictionarythe Britannica Book of the Year, and an editorially selected directory of links.
Burlington Magazine
Established in 1903, the Burlington Magazine is a leading scholarly publication devoted to the fine and decorative arts. "It publishes concise, well-written articles based on original research, presenting new works, art-historical discoveries and fresh interpretations."

In addition to editorials on topical issues, the magazine features authoritative reviews of all important books and major exhibitions, and its monthly calendar is the best available guide to art events throughout the world.

The Library's subscription covers a rolling 5 years worth of content; earlier content back to 1903 is available in JSTOR.

Note: Use VPN for off-campus access.
Burlington Magazine online
Established in 1903, the Burlington Magazine is a leading scholarly publication devoted to the fine and decorative arts. "It publishes concise, well-written articles based on original research, presenting new works, art-historical discoveries and fresh interpretations."

In addition to editorials on topical issues, the magazine features authoritative reviews of all important books and major exhibitions, and its monthly calendar is the best available guide to art events throughout the world.

The Library's subscription covers a rolling 5 years worth of content; earlier content back to 1903 is available in JSTOR.

Note: Use VPN for off-campus access.
Business Collection [Gale]
Indexes and abstracts articles on business and management topics; many articles are in full text. 1980 - present. 
Business Economics and Theory Collection [Gale]
Indexes articles on business and economics topics, with some overlap with EconLit
Business Insights: Essentials [Gale]
Provides company and industry profiles, financial reports, and statistics, as well as research articles on major industries. 
CGP (Catalog of U.S. Government Publications)
Indexes print and electronic publications of the U.S. government, the world's largest publisher. 1976 - present.
CQ Researcher Online
CQ Researcher contains in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy. Click on the CQP Electronic Library link to cross-search all CQ Press subscriptions. 1991 - present.. 
CQ Weekly
Contains an non-biased, objective, and comprehensive roundup of virtually all Capitol Hill activity each week; 1983 - present.
Credo Reference
Digital library of over 700 cross-searchable reference books in a wide variety of disciplines. A great starting point for your research that also leads you right to the library catalog and other databases.
Daily Mail Historical Archive 1896-2004
Indexing and full text of every page, including advertisements and images, in the Daily Mail, published in London since 1896 for the "middle class/middle market." Can be cross searched with the London Times, the Illustrated London News, and/or the Times Literary Supplement - select Gale NewsVault from the library's database A-Z list.
DART-Europe
Discovery portal for electronic disserations and theses in all fields submitted to research universities in 28 European countries. 
Dictionary of Old English Corpus
Full text database of 3,047 Old English texts.
Digital Public Library of America [DPLA]
Aggregates digital collections from various institutions across the United States and serves as both a simple search portal and as a development platform with which online exhibitions etc. can be built. 
DigiZeitschriften
Provides text and images from the back issues of over 100 periodicals in economics, English languages, geology, Germanic languages, history, law, librarianship, philology, Romance languages, the sciences, and sociology. (Mostly in German.)
EconLit [ProQuest]
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, books, book reviews, working papers, and dissertations in economics. 1969 - present. 
Note: EconLit uses the JEL classification, which can be found under "thesaurus" in this ProQuest version of the database. 
Educator's Reference Complete
Full text periodicals, reports and reference sources for teachers and school administrators. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior
Provides comprehensive coverage of the usual topics in animal behavior, such as communication, learning, sexual selection, navigation, and the history of the field, plus emerging topics in cognition, animal welfare, conservation, and applications of animal behavior.
Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology
The electronic version of the three-volume Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology encompasses applications of psychological knowledge and procedures in all areas of psychology.
Encyclopedia of Biodiversity
Major themes include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity.
Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science
A fully searchable collection of articles by scientists and historians with emphasis on the workings of the mind and brain.
Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition
The electronic version of the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition provides a comprehensive coverage of the fields of food science, food technology, and nutrition.
Encyclopedia of Genetics
Provides the most complete and authoritative coverage of genetics ever published.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
A fully searchable collection of articles by scientists and historians in the life sciences.
Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy
This electronic version of the Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy covers the major psychotherapies currently in practice as well as the classical approaches, identifies the scientific studies conducted on the efficacy of the therapies and reviews the theoretical basis of each therapy.
Encyclopedia of Research Design
The Encyclopedia of Research Design, edited by Neil J. Salkind, is a collection of entries written by scholars in the field of research design, the discipline of how to plan and conduct empirical research, including the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Encyclopedia of Special Education
"A comprehensive resource for those working in the fields of special education research and practice. Featuring reviews of assessment instruments and teaching approaches, legal issues, overviews of specific learning disabilities, dozens of biographies, and more."
Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
The concise entries in The Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences explore all areas of the discipline on a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other related areas of neuroscience.
ERIC
Indexes documents and journal articles in the field of education. 1966 - present.

ERIC is also available on the open web through the US Department of Education (no sign-in needed for off-campus access).
Ethnic NewsWatch
Full text database of articles from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People. 1959 - present.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 [EBSCO]
A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Based on the bibliography European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750 published in the 1980's by staff of the John Carter Brown Library, Brown University.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Indexes and abstracts journals and periodicals covering a wide variety of disciplines, from social science, humanities and politics to medicine, general interest and science; 1980 - present. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
FDsys (Federal Digital System)
Digital repository of U.S. government publications, from the U.S. Government Publishing Office. Contains a wealth of information dating back to the nineteenth century, including congressional bills and hearings, the Code of Federal Regulations, and historic documents such as the Warren Commission Report. [Formerly known as GPO Access.]
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Site is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries. 1990 - present.
Film Literature Index
Indexes journal articles about film, television and video, including reviews and book reviews; online coverage is 1976-2001, use print index for 2002-2004.
Films on Demand Master Academic Collection
Includes over 8,000 streaming videos and 90,000 video clips from providers such as ABC Nightline, the BBC, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Ken Burns, National Geographic, PBS, and TED.

Subjects include anthropology, area studies, art and architecture, biological sciences and medicine, environmental science, business and economics, communication, computers and technology, education, english and world languages, geography, history, mathematics, music and dance, philosophy and religion, political science, psychology, and sociology and criminal justice. Create playlists, search for video segments, and organize videos into folders. From the Films Media Group.

You must have Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher installed to access audio and video resources. Films on Demand has an excellent Support Center with tutorials.

Mobile devices supported include the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, Android devices if Flash is utilized for playback, and the KindleFire if users manually enable Flash before viewing on demand videos. 
Gale Databases
Use this link to access all cross-searchable Gale databases: Academic OneFile, General OneFile, Biography in Context, Business Collection, Criminal Justice Collection, Culinary Arts Collection, Educator's Reference Complete, Environmental Studies and Policy Collection, Expanded Academic ASAP, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection, General Reference Center Gold, Global Issues in Context, Health Reference Center Academic, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection, Massachusetts History Online, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection, Science in Context, U.S. History in Context, Vocation and Careers Collection, and World History in Context.

Access to these databases is provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).  
Gale NewsVault [Cross-Search Daily Mail, Illustrated London News, Times (London) & TLS]
Cross-search the London Daily Mail 1896-2004, the Illustrated London News 1842-2003, the Times (London) 1785-1985, and/or the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) 1902-2009.  
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Collection of both general and subject-specific reference works; excellent starting point for orientation within a new subject area. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
The electronic version of Garland's Encyclopedia of World Music uses a cultural approach to its focus on the music of all the world's peoples. Each volume is arranged topically, regionally, or by ethnic group, and complemented by an extensive index. Includes hundreds of audio examples. 
Gender Studies Database [EBSCO]
Indexes gender-engaged scholarship from professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources. 1972 - present. 
GenderWatch
Full text database of material related to gender issues, with emphasis on women's studies. Includes books, newsletters, reports, newspapers, magazines and scholarly journal articles; publication dates vary from the 1970's, 1980's, or 1990's - present.
General Reference Center Gold (Magazine Index)
Indexes and abstracts articles from general interest magazines, journals, trade publications, reference books, and newspapers. Many articles are in full text; 1980 - present. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 
Google News Archive
2,400 digitized newspapers from around the world, in various languages. Date of coverage varies by title and holdings are often incomplete. NOTE: not all content is free and this site is no longer updated, but it is still worthwhile to use for historical newspapers that might not be available elsewhere.
Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Note: If you are not on campus, configure Library Links to see if your item is available through Wallace Library. 
GreenFILE [EBSCO]
Indexes and abstracts journal articles relating to the human impact on the environment in such disciplines as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
An electronic resource based on the multi-volume encyclopedia internationally renowned for its scientific reporting, coverage and illustrations. A major point of reference for researchers and students studying the animal kingdom with thorough articles that familiarize readers with animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their taxonomy, life cycles, predators, food systems, overall ecology and much more. An excellent source for maps, illustrations and photographs.
GVRL
Collection of both general and subject-specific reference works; excellent starting point for orientation within a new subject area. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).
Handbook of Adolescent Psychology
Covers the current knowledge and cutting-edge philosophy regarding the transformative years of adolescent development.
Handbook of Latin American Studies
Indexes and annotates scholarship on Latin America, including selected books and book chapters, journal articles, conference papers, and electronic resources. From the Library of Congress; 1935 - present.
Handbook of Social Psychology
The standard reference work in the field of social psychology, offering historical, integrative, and penetrating surveys of the topics that constitute the discipline. 
HathiTrust Digital Library
Digital library created from the collections of major research libraries in the United States and around the world. Items range from medieval Arabic manuscripts to early modern European incunabula, from colonial American pamphlets to 19th-century treatises on natural history. Although a part of the collection is only accessible to members of participating/contributing institutions, many materials (particularly those no longer in copyright) are freely accessible.
Health Reference Center Academic
Indexes and abstracts journal articles on health topics. Many articles are in full text; 1995 - present. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 
Historic Documents
Includes primary source documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. Click on the CQP Electronic Library link to cross-search all CQ Press subscriptions. 1972 - present. 
Historical Abstracts [EBSCO]
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (not including United Sates, Canada, or pre-history; for US and Canada, use America: History and Life); 1955 - present. 
HLAS Online (Handbook of Latin American Studies)
Indexes and annotates scholarship on Latin America, including selected books and book chapters, journal articles, conference papers, and electronic resources. From the Library of Congress; 1935 - present.
Humanities Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes journals in the disciplines of archaeology and classical studies, art, folklore, history, language and literature, literary criticism, music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003
The complete contents of more than 150 years of social, political and cultural history published in the Illustrated London News. Areas covered include politics, social history, fashion, theatre, media, literature, advertising and graphic design, as well as genealogy. Can be cross searched with the London Times, the Daily Mail, and/or the Times Literary Supplement - select Gale NewsVault from the library's database A-Z list.
Index Islamicus
Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, and book reviews on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. From the School of Oriental and African Studies in London; 1906 - present.
Index of Christian Art
Indexes primarily Christian art from early apostolic times to approximately 1550 A.D. Includes many photographic reproductions.
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
The online version of the 26-volume print set, contains 4,000 articles and is described as "..the largest corpus of knowledge about the social and behavioral sciences in existence..."
International Newsstand
Full text of over 850 newspapers from around the world. Includes the BBC monitoring series. Dates of coverage varies.
IPA Source
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Indexes scholarly journal articles on the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400 - 1700 A.D.).
JSTOR
Full text backfiles of over 2,500 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. To help you navigate and search JSTOR, check their helpful how-to guide (PDF). 
Note: JSTOR includes 16 current titles, but for all others, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions, however. Check the Journal Finder for complete holdings information.
JSTOR Global Plants
Provides access to botanical resources from over 270 herbaria, libraries, museums and other research institutions. The database includes 2,000,000 plant type specimens from herbaria around the world, scientific research articles and primary sources including photographs, correspondence and diaries, paintings, drawings, plus full text books and reference works on botany.

For more information, use JSTOR's LibGuide.
LexisNexis Academic
Indexes and abstracts U.S. and foreign newspapers, journals, transcripts, federal and state case law, law reviews, state and country profiles, company information and more. Many documents are in full text; dates of coverage vary.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts [EBSCO]
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. 1960's - present. 
LION
A collection of indexes, bibliographies, and full text literary and reference databases. Primary texts include English and American poetry, English fiction, and English and American drama, ranging from 600 to the early 20th century. Secondary sources include MLA International BibliographyLIFT (a literary journal index with some full text), ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), the King James Bible, biographical information for over 1,000 of the most studied authors, and over 380 full text literary journals.
Literature Criticism Online
Includes criticism on authors and literary works from 3 Gale series: Contemporary Literary Criticism (writers now living or who died after December 31, 1999), Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (writers from 1900 to 1999), and Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (writers who died between 1800 and 1899). Sources include broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.
Literature Online (LION)
A collection of indexes, bibliographies, and full text literary and reference databases. Primary texts include English and American poetry, English fiction, and English and American drama, ranging from 600 to the early 20th century. Secondary sources include MLA International BibliographyLIFT (a literary journal index with some full text), ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), the King James Bible, biographical information for over 1,000 of the most studied authors, and over 380 full text literary journals.
Literature Resource Center
Biographical information, overviews, full text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes the Gale series Contemporary Authors and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
London Review of Books
Essays and long reviews of books plus shorter art and film reviews. Includes political commentary and topics such as history, social anthropology, religion and science. Browseable by year, contributor, subjects, names, historical periods, article types, places and reviewed authors. 1979 - present.
MathSciNet
Indexes and abstracts journals, books, and proceedings in the mathematical sciences. Online version of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, both published by the American Mathematical Society; 1940 - present; updated daily.
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions
Provides a critical encyclopedic survey of the entire field of adverse drug reactions. The vast amount of data is comprised of articles about each drug, presented alphabetically.
MLA Directory of Periodicals
Listing of journals and series in languages and literature.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore, including journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, and proceedings; via ProQuest; 1926 - present.
Music Index [EBSCO]
Indexes material relevant to classical and popular music and musicology. Includes articles, book and record reviews, first performances, and obituaries; 1973 - present.
Note: Earlier coverage (1949-1972) is available in the print edition, located in the compact shelving area in the stacks.
Nation, National Review, and New Republic Online Archives
Full text of the Nation 1865 to the present, the National Review 1955 to the present, and the New Republic 1914 to the present. Select the databases to search individually or together.
National Geographic Virtual Library
High quality photojournalism, maps, and in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. Includes the full text of every issue from 1888 to present.
NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)
Summaries of more than 200,000 criminal justice publications including: federal, state, and local government reports; books; research reports; journal articles; unpublished research -- often with links to full text. The NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
NDLTD
Still somewhat under construction, this search engine aims to make electronic disserations and theses from around the globe available to researchers. 
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
Still somewhat under construction, this search engine aims to make electronic disserations and theses from around the globe available to researchers. 
New York Review of Books
Essays and reviews of books and the arts, including music, theater, dance, and film. Browseable by year or author; searchable by year, reviewed work, author or contributor.  1963 - present.
New York Times - historical file 1851-2013 [ProQuest]
Historical (1851-2013) file includes indexing and full text articles and full page images. Full text is not available for any articles affected by the Supreme Court ruling on the Tasini case (freelance writers and copyright).

For current access, register for the free campuswide access available to all current Wheaton faculty, staff, and students - see New York Times [nytimes.com] for more information.
New York Times [nytimes.com]
Note: Login access only; limited to Wheaton students, faculty & staff. 1851-1922, 1981+ [limited access to 1923-1980]
Full access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes smartphone and tablet apps for current Wheaton faculty, staff, and students. To register for a new account, users must have a valid Wheaton email address, and be on campus and connected to the Wheaton network. Once an account is established, login at nytimes.com or download the app from iTunes® (you will need to use an existing account, or create a new one).

Includes access to New York Times articles published between 1851 through 1922, and between 1981 through current day. Access to the years 1923-1980 is limited to 5 articles per year for group pass subscribers. [note: for any pre-2011 articles not available from nytimes.com use the Library’s subscription to the New York Times Historical from ProQuest]
OED Online
Full text of the 20 volumes of the OED, the 3 volume Additions Series, as well as at least 1,000 new and revised entries added quarterly. The OED is the leading authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millenium, providing information on the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.
Oxford Art Online
Encyclopedic coverage of art, archaelogy, architecture, design and film. Electronic version of the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, the Grove Dictionary of Art, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics
Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on specific topics in a specific subject area. Includes guides to introductory works, textbooks, guidebooks, journals, reference works, etc., and links to useful websites. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Medieval Studies
Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on specific topics in a specific subject area. Includes guides to introductory works, textbooks, guidebooks, journals, reference works, etc., and links to useful websites. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.
Oxford Classical Dictionary
The electronic version of the 4th ed. Covers all aspects of the Greco-Roman world, from politics and economics to religion and philosophy to literature and art to social history and gender.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome
Offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world—Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman—from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries.
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Music of India
Traces the story of Indian music through 2,000 years of history. Entries cover forms of music from classical to film-originated, as well as dance styles, technical terms, instruments, and biographies of vocalists, musicologists, saint poets, gurus, composers, and instrumentalists. The work spans not only all regions of India, but also covers the music of the Subcontinent, including Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Oxford English Dictionary
Full text of the 20 volumes of the OED, the 3 volume Additions Series, as well as at least 1,000 new and revised entries added quarterly. The OED is the leading authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millenium, providing information on the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved. Includes time lines, images, maps and primary source documents including two essential English-language interpretations of the Qur'an.
Oxford Music Online
Encyclopedic coverage of musical subjects of all kinds including composers, performers, conductors, musical terms and forms, individual works, instruments and notations, venues, and genres. Electronic version of the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, the Oxford Companion to Music, and the Oxford Dictionary of Music. Cross-searchable with the Encyclopedia of Popular Music. 
Oxford Text Archive
"The University of Oxford Text Archive develops, collects, catalogues and preserves electronic literary and linguistic resources for use in Higher Education, in research, teaching and learning." This includes texts from antiquity to the modern period ready for text mining and available in XML, HTML, TXT, or ePub formats. 
Note: Some resources are only available to users affiliated with the University of Oxford, but many are freely accessible.
PAIS International and PAIS Archive
Indexes materials relating to political, social, and public policy issues. Citations include journal articles, books, directories, conference proceedings, pamphlets, reports, and government documents; a ProQuest database; 1914 - present. 
Pascal & Francis
Bibliographic database for sciences / technology (Pascal) and social sciences / humanities (Francis), compliled by the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) of France, covering journal articles and conference proceedings. Formerly a subscription database, freely accessible since 2016. 1972-2015.
Persée
Digital library of French-language scholarly periodicals, mostly in the humanities and social sciences. 
Perseus Digital Library
Texts, images, datasets, encyclopedias, maps, grammars, dictionaries, reference works, and other primary materials in the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. Includes texts in Latin and/or Greek. 
Philosopher's Index
Indexes and abstracts the scholarship of philosophy and related fields. Includes books and journal articles; a ProQuest database; 1940 - present. 
Political Handbook of the World
Provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Individual country profiles include key facts, government and political history, political parties and organizations,legislatures and cabinets, major national media outlets, and current issues. 
Project Muse
Full-text current and archival articles from 660+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 7,000 e-books. Updated continually.
ProQuest Congressional
Full text access to publications from and about the U.S. Congress, including congressional working papers, bills (1989-), and testimony (1988-); committee reports (1990-); member biographical and committee assignment information; voting records (1988-); member and campaign financial data and disclosures; plus the Federal Register (1980-), the Code of Federal Regulations (current), the U.S. CodeCIS Indexing and Abstracts (1970-), and the Congressional Record (1985-). 
ProQuest Databases
Use this link to cross search all of the ProQuest databases: Alt-PressWatch, American Periodicals Series, Biological Sciences, EconLit, ERIC, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, Index Islamicus, Massachusetts Newsstand (includes the Boston Globe and the Providence Journal), the New York Times, PAIS, Philosopher's Index, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.  
PsycINFO
Indexes and abstracts the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. American Psychological Association and Canadian Psychological Association journals are in full text; one of the Ovid databases; 1806 - present. 
A helpful guide to searching PsycINFO on the Ovid platform (PDF) is available on the American Psychological Association website.
Note: To use PsycINFO with RefWorks, please login here instead of the link above. 
PsycTESTS
Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
PubMed
Comprehensive index to scholarship of life sciences and biomedicine. Compiled by the U.S. National Library of Medicine; links to subscription-based and free full text articles; 1950 - present. 
Repère
Indexes and abstracts French language periodicals. Includes full text for over 190 periodicals. 1980 - present.
Note: use VPN for off-campus access
Schubertline
Instant printed sheet music of lieder, songs and arias - view, play and print in any key. 
Note: contact Library Information Desk (x3700) for access
ScienceDirect
Full text of over 2,500 Elsevier journals and 11 encyclopedias in the sciences and social sciences. Coverage for most titles is 1993 - or 1995 - present. 
SciFinder
Indexes and abstracts scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science and agricultural science. From Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS); 1907 - present.

note: Every first time Wheaton user will have to create a login account for access (and must use wheatonma.edu, NOT wheatoncollege.edu in your email address).

note: use VPN for off-campus access.
Scopus
Indexes and abstracts scientific, technical, medical, social sciences and some humanities literature and web resources. Includes citation tracking and links to full text articles. Early 1900's - present for some abstracts; 1996 - present for citation tracking.
Shakespeare Survey
A yearbook of Shakepeare studies and productions. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies, and of the year's major British performances. Includes images and production photographs.
Small Business Collection [Gale]
Contains articles from scholarly journal and trade magazines, with a focus on business strategy and entrepreneurship.
Social Science Open Access Repository (SSOAR)
Database of open-access social science articles and papers.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Joint portal of semi-formal networks of researchers in the social sciences that provides access to a variety of e-journals as well as abstracts and full text of preprints and working papers via its eLibrary. Topics range from accounting to marketing, leadership to sustainability, and corporate governance to information systems. 
Social Sciences Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO]
Indexes articles and book reviews in some of the key international English language journals in the social sciences, for example: anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
Social Services Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts research in social work, human services, social welfare and policy, and community development. A ProQuest database; 1979 - present. 
Sociological Abstracts
Indexes journals, dissertations, conference papers, and selected books in sociology and related disciplines. A ProQuest database; 1952 - present. 
Statista
Extensive database of statistics on (almost) any topic imaginable, drawn from thousands of sources. Also contains information about industries and individual companies and organizations. 
SUDOC
Union catalog of the academic, research, and university libraries of France, containing bibliographic records on books, theses, periodicals, manuscripts, etc. In French. 
Supreme Court Yearbook
Provides valuable in-depth coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court. Click on the CQP Electronic Library link to cross-search all CQ Press subscriptions. 1989/90 session - present.
Système Universitaire de Documentation
Union catalog of the academic, research, and university libraries of France, containing bibliographic records on books, theses, periodicals, manuscripts, etc. In French. 
The Times (London) Digital Archive
Indexing and full-image of every page published by The Times (London) from 1785 - 1985. For current indexing, use Academic OneFile or LexisNexis Academic. Can be cross searched with the London Daily Mail, the Illustrated London News, and/or the Times Literary Supplement - select Gale NewsVault from the library's database A-Z list.
The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Historical Archive 1902-2011
Includes the original image of more than 300,000 reviews, letters, and poems. Fully searchable, and browseable by date, book title, author, contributor, illustrator, editor or translator. Can be cross searched with the London Times, the Illustrated London News, and/or the London Daily Mail - select Gale NewsVault from the library's database A-Z list.
Treatise on Geochemistry
This electronic version of the 10 volume set includes all the major subjects in the field, ranging from the chemistry of the solar system to environmental geochemistry.
VAST Academic Video Online
Includes over 14,000 streaming videos in American history, area studies, art and architecture, business and economics, counseling and therapy, criminal justice, dance, education, ethnic studies, health and society, humanities, opera, philosophy and religion, politics and current affairs, psychology, science, theatre, women's and gender studies, world history, and world languages and literatures.

Producers and distributors include the BBC, Cinema Guild, Documentary Educational Resources, First Run Features, and PBS. Search by author/creator, title, subject or transcripts/notes. Create, save, edit and share playlists. From Alexander Street Press.

Browsers of choice are Firefox 3.0 or higher or Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher. You must have Adobe Flash Player 9 or higher installed to access audio and video resources. Go to VAST's Resource Center for video tutorials.

Mobile devices supported include the iPhone and iPad on a 3G network or better or a mobile device with Android OS.
Wall Street Journal on the Web - current file
Current (1984+) file includes indexing plus full text articles, with limited images.
Washington Post on the Web - historical file
Historical (1877-1999) file includes indexing and full text articles and full page images.
Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development. Vol. 1: Basic Research
The first volume of this 2-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of the basic research relating to infant development.  
Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development. Vol. 2: Applied and Policy Issues
The second volume of this 2-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of the applied and policy issues relating to infant development. 
Women Writers Online
Full text collection of pre-Victorian (1400-1850) literature by women. From Brown University.
World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
Annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, AV materials, electronic media, and other materials related to Shakespeare published between 1960- present. International coverage (118+ languages).
WorldCat Local
Find and request material at Wheaton, HELIN, Brown, Google Books, and WorldCat (libraries worldwide).
ZEPHYS
Extensive database of digitized collections of historic newspapers from Germany. Both scanned images and searchable fulltext are often available. Mainly in German, but with English instructions. 
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