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Getting to the full text

Once you have found the citation of a journal article you're interested in, click on the Check for Full Text buttons found next to the citation, or run a journal title search in Trexler Library's Encompass Search.


    How do I find authoritative introductions to my paper topic, with recommended resources in Spanish or English for further research?

    • Credo Reference
      Hundreds of authoritative dictionaries, encyclopedias, fact books, guides, companions and more from respected publishers across dozens of major subject areas.
    • Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
      Newly revised and online, well-respected resource complete with recommended readings for further study.
    • Encyclopedia of Mexico
      Available by library subscription. Signed articles written by leading scholars in the field. Great for topic narrowing and for identifying the most important articles and books on a subject.

    How do I locate scholarly books in Spanish or English?

    • Encompass Search
      Encompass Search searches for books and other resources, first in our own library, and then beyond, in other research libraries.
    • Google Books
      Offers previews of books, with link to interlibrary loan.

    How do I locate peer-reviewed (scholarly) journal articles in Spanish or English?

    • Academic Search Complete
      Full text access to scholarly and non-scholarly publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas.
    • Google Scholar
      Free search engine for books and journal articles in all disciplines.Links may take you to free full text, or search the library's site for full text access.
    • Historical Abstracts with Full Text
      Index to historical research about Latin America and Spain. English and Spanish.
    • JSTOR
      Interdisciplinary scholarly journals. English and Spanish.

    Citing sources

    For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides for Print and Electronic Resources.

    For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero.


      Interlibrary Loan

      Journal articles not found in Trexler Library can be ordered on interlibrary loan.


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