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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

      • Credo Reference
        An online collection of well-known reference books, available by library subscription.

      Scholarly books

      • Encompass Search
        Encompass Search searches for books and other resources, first in our own library, and then beyond, in other research libraries.

      Scholarly Articles

      • Academic Search Complete
        A subscription database. Good starting place for journals from every discipline. Includes the full text of about 3000 journals. Limit to "peer reviewed" to find only scholarly articles. Back issues of journals begin as early as 1990. Recent issues may not be included yet, due to publisher agreement. Journals held in Trexler Library are marked accordingly.
      • JSTOR
        Archive (five year old and prior) of scholarly journals across the disciplines.
      • America History & Life
        Available by library subscription.
      • Literature Criticism Online
        All full text, this extensive archive of criticism of 20th century literary works comes from scholarly journals and books.
      • MLA International Bibliography
        Available through library subscription. Standard journal database for literary criticism.
      • Philosopher's Index
        Available through library subscription. Standard journal database in philosophy.
      • PsycINFO
        A subscription database for psychology.

      Popular reviews and other primary sources

      Search engines

      • Google
        Non-selective. One of the largest web crawlers.

      Creating a bibliography

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

      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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