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Kelly Cannon
Humanities & Business Subject Specialist
Phone: x484-664-3602


Getting to the full text

To see if the library has the full text of a journal, either click on the Check for Full Text buttons in the database, or go to the Trexler Library Home Page and run a journal title search.

Academic vs. Non-Academic Research

For an illustration of how the information sources used in academic research differ from those in non-academic research, compare Wikipedia vs. Scholarpedia .


    Reference Works

    Reference works are a great way to find recommendations of academic books and journal articles. Here is an example:

    • Encyclopedia of Management
      An online encyclopedia subscribed to by Muhlenberg College that summarizes important leadership theories and recommends key academic articles and books on the subject.

    Finding Books

    • Trexler Library Catalog
      Search the library catalog to find books and documents our library own. Included in this collection are a number of e-books, many of them scholarly, related to management studies. Also e-books specific to healthcare management.

    Finding Articles

    All of the databases below can be accessed by visiting Trexler Library Home Page > Databases A to Z. From home, you will be prompted to enter you last name and college ID (found on your ID card).

    • Academic Search Complete
      contains full text for more than 4,500 scholarly and popular journals covering academic areas like the medical sciences, ethnic studies, education, humanities, etc.
    • Business Source Complete
      is a full text database of over 1,000 of the world's top management and marketing journals. Dates back to 1985. ***RECOMMENDED***
    • HealthSource
      includes the full text of many academic health and health management journals.
    • SpringerLink
      includes the full text of many computer and information science journals.

    Finding Company and Industry Information

    All of the databases below can be accessed by visiting the Trexler Library Home Page. From home, you will be prompted to enter you last name and college ID (found on your ID card).

    • Lexis-Nexis Academic
      contains extensive financial information about companies.
    • ValueLine
      is an investor's service, offering U.S. company analysis and forecasts.

    Finding Videos

    Trexler Library contains an extensive DVD and VHS collection, that can be viewed in the library or at home. Search for videos in the Trexler Library Catalog (see above).


      Citing sources

      Assistance with creating bibliographies and citing sources can be found at Trexler Library Citation Guides.


        Interlibrary Loan

        Articles from journals not found in Trexler Library can be ordered through interlibrary loan, either by clicking on the appropriate link from within an article database, or by returning to the Trexler Library Home Page and choosing interlibrary loan.


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