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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.

        

      Reference works (good for generating topics and recommending sources)

      • 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.
      • Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
        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.

      Finding primary documents

      Primary documents (painting, photographs, letters and diaries, fan sites, blogs, youtube video, and sound recordings) can be found abundantly by using any standard web search engine like Google. However, the library catalog and WorldCat (see below) can be good sources primary documents published in book form.

      See also the footnotes of secondary sources, which often will point to primary documentation.

          

        Authoritative secondary commentary in books

        • Encompass Search
          Catalog of books and documents here and in libraries throughout the world. Use with interlibrary loan.

        Authoritative secondary commentary in articles

        • Academic Search Complete
          Library subscription database. Standard index for peer-reviewed articles across the disciplines. Includes many full-text articles.
        • Historical Abstracts with Full Text
          Library subscription database. Standard index for peer-reviewed articles and scholarly books on Latin American history.

        Websites more likely to be scholarly

        • Google Scholar
          May be used in conjunction with interlibrary loan. Access to full text is maximized by searching from the Muhlenberg network.

        Citing sources

        Chicago style (foot/endnotes and bibliography format) For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides.

        Or visit the Online Writing Lab at Purdue.

        For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero.

        Annotated bibliographies:

        Visit the University of Central Florida's Annotated Bibliographies guide.

            

          Articles via interlibrary loan

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

              
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