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Finding News Articles

  • Academic Search Complete
    A database of both scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas. Most full text is linked directly in the database; otherwise use the Get It links to check for full text online or in the library.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    A database of popular newspapers, magazines, and broadcast transcripts, as well as business publications, legal materials, and more. Full text is linked directly in the database.
  • Morning Call
    A database of articles from the Allentown-based Morning Call newspaper. Coverage from 1984 to 1 day ago. Full text is linked directly in the database.

Finding Scholarly Books and Articles

See the Subject Guides for recommendations of other databases by subject area.

  • Academic Search Complete
    A database of both scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas. Most full text is linked directly in the database; otherwise use the Get It links to check for full text online or in the library.
  • Encompass Search
    Encompass Search finds information by searching through a massive collection of books, scholarly journals, newspapers and magazines, dissertations, conference proceedings, music, video, maps, and more. Use limits on the left sidebar to narrow results to just books, just articles, or even just scholarly articles. Some full text is linked directly; otherwise, use the View Online / Get It links to check for full text online or in the library.
 

Researching Muhlenberg: Selected Resources

The following is a selection of resources for Muhlenberg College context and history.  For additional resources or assistance, contact Susan Falciani, Special Collections and Archives Librarian: http://trexler.muhlenberg.edu/collections//special-collections/

Ciarla (Yearbooks)
LOCATION: 378.748 M952c 

A History of Muhlenberg College, 1848-1967 (Swain)
LOCATION: 378.748 M952hi, 1967

An Informal History of Muhlenberg College: Alumni, Faculty and Staff Tell Their Stories, 1931-2006
LOCATION:  378.748 M952j

Muhlenberg College Catalog
LOCATION: 378.748 M952

Muhlenberg College Source Book
LOCATION: 378.748 M952mf

Muhlenberg Weekly (Newspaper)
PRINT LOCATION: 371.897m2
ONLINE LOCATION: http://trexler.muhlenberg.edu/collections/special-collections/muhlenberg-weekly.html

The Muhlenberg story: History of an American college (Secor)
LOCATION: 378.748 S445m

Finding Statistics

 

Finding Documentaries

Trexler Library has a selection of documentaries available.  To search for them, use Encompass Search in the library homepage.  Enter keywords that describe your topic area of interest. From your search results page, choose Videos under the format menu on the sidebar.

You might also find general web searching useful to locate documentaries beyond the library's collection.  While we're not able to request DVDs/VHS tapes from other libraries using interlibrary loan, you might be able to find clips or even entire documentaries posted online.

Finding Images

Citing Your Sources

  • For information on APA Style, see:
    • APA Style (Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College)
      Examples of in-text and reference list citation formatting.
    • APA Style (Purdue Online Writing Lab)
      General orientation to APA Style, plus examples of paper and citation formatting.
    • APA Documentation Guide (University of Wisconsin)
      General orientation to APA Style, plus examples of paper and citation formatting.
  • Zotero
    "Free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources." Download instructions and help available on the site.
      

    Need Help with Your Research?

    Contact:

    Jen Jarson
    Social Sciences Reference Librarian
    phone: 484-664-3552
    email: jarson@muhlenberg.edu

        
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