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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.


      Encyclopedias (good for topic-generating and recommending sources)

      • Encyclopedia of Religion
        Available by library subscription. Published by an academic press. Great for the bibliographies.
      • Wikipedia
        Written and edited by the public. Often includes bibliography.


      • WorldCat
        Catalog of books and documents in libraries throughout the world. Watch especially for the AREA LIBRARIES designation.

      Periodical articles

      • ATLA Religion
        A subscription database. Standard index for religion studies. Some full text.
      • HealthSource
        A subscription database. Standard index for nursing, allied health and medicine. Some full text.
      • PubMed
        A subscription database. Standard index for medicine. Some full text.
      • ScienceDirect College Edition Health and Life Sciences
        A subscription database. Standard index for health and life sciences. Full text.

      How to determine if a journal is peer-reviewed or not

      Most research databases have ways to limit a search to peer-reviewed. In addition, an online service called UlrichsWeb can assist in determining if a journal is peer-reviewed or not.


        Citing sources in an bibliography

        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.


          Articles via interlibrary loan

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


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