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ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)
ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of datasets in the social sciences and related disciplines, such as sociology, demography, political science, criminal justice, foreign policy, law, economics, history, education, gerontology, and public health.  The archive provides raw numerical data that can be used with statistical software, such as SPSS. A Data Use Tutorial will give you a brief overview before you begin using the archive.

All Wheaton faculty, students, and staff have access to the extensive ICPSR data holdings. First time users will be asked to create an ICPSR MyData account; thereafter, you will need to login with your email address and password to download data.
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.
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 700 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.).
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