Online access to library subscriptions is restricted to members of the Wheaton College community. When off campus, you will be prompted to login to gain access.
Use your Wheaton computer login and password. If you have any issues, contact the 630.752.HELP or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Online access to library subscriptions is usually restricted to patrons of that library. However, you can add library links to Google Scholar that will prompt you to login allowing access to Buswell Library resources. When asked to long, use your Wheaton computer login and password.
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You can access databases from the library web site under the "Databases" tab. You can find databases by discipline or by title. Contact your subject librarian if you need help selecting appropriate resources.
When searching in a database if full text is not available, use the "find it!" button,
If you need help, contact email@example.com.
The library collection contains a large number of e-books. Search using the search box on the library home page. When your results screen is displayed, use the facets on the left side to limit to ebooks.
The library will also scan a book chapter of a print book in our collection.
If you are in a database:
Use the "Find it" to request the item through ILLiad. Add your program and status in the note field, "e.g. Off-campus student in ELIC program."
If you have a citation:
The chapter will then be scanned and sent to you as a digital copy. If you need help contact firstname.lastname@example.org,
If Buswell does not have a copy of the book with the chapters you need, you can order it through i-Share or ILLiad and then request specific chapters to be scanned and sent as a digital copy. Additional details and instructions are on the library web site.
If a student is more than 50 miles from Buswell or an Illinois i-Share library (Map of i-Share libraries), Buswell will mail books from Buswell's print collection and books obtained from i-Share/ILLiad libraries to a U.S. address at no cost to the student. The student will be responsible for the cost of mailing books back to the library. Additional details and instructions are on the library web site.
Busell Library belongs to a consortia of Illinois academic libraries called i-Share. As a member you can:
Visit any Illinois i-Share library and check out books using your Wheaton ID. Map of i-Share libraries.
Return any books you checked out from Buswell Library at any i-Share library.
Request books owned by other i-Share libraries to be delivered to another i-Share library near your location.
If a student is more than 50 miles from any Illinois i-Share campus, books obtained from i-Share/ILLiad libraries can be mailed to a U.S. address at no cost to the student. The student will be responsible for the cost of mailing books back to the library. Additional details and instructions are on the library web site.
Tutorials are available on basic searching techniques, library resources, and specialized databases.
Wheaton also subscribes to Lynda.com that provides high-quality video tutorials on a variety of topics. When asked to log in - select "Work or School account" and use your email@example.com email login and password.
Free citation managers like Zotero can help you manage and organize your information resources. They also have features for note-taking and citation formatting as you write.
Library Resources and Support
Resource guides specific to many of our graduate academic programs have been created by subject librarians. Visit your program resource guide linked below which also contains the contact information of the subject librarian. Subject librarians are available for research consultation by appointment or you can drop by their offices.