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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
        Hundreds of authoritative dictionaries, encyclopedias, fact books, guides, companions and more from respected publishers across dozens of major subject areas.
      • Oxford Art Online
        An expanding range of Oxford’s acclaimed art reference works: Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.
      • Wikipedia
        A communally-written encyclopedia. Anyone can edit or contribute an entry, at any time. Excellent for locating controversies on a topic and getting ideas for research papers. The bibliographies often point to scholarly resources. Not itself a scholarly source per se, with no authority control. Compare with Scholarpedia.


      • Encompass Search
        Encompass Search searches for books and other resources, first in our own library, and then beyond, in other research libraries.
      • Google Books
        Google Books is a rich source of full-text documents (books and other materials) published prior to 1923 that are now in the public domain.
      • WorldCat
        Catalog of books and documents in libraries throughout the world. Watch especially for the AREA LIBRARIES designation.


      Newspapers and other popular periodicals

      • LexisNexis Academic
        Available by library subscription. A reliable source from full text newspapers from around the world. From within the database, choose: News. Then choose the source (e.g. Major World Newspaper) and then specify the date range.
      • New York Times Archive 1857-1922 via Proquest
      • New York Times Archive 1923-2013 via Proquest
      • Times Digital Archive
        Since its first publication in 1785, The Times (London) has become one of the most preeminent, global daily (except Sundays) newspapers of the 18th- through early 21st-centuries centuries, covering international events, people, places, politics, business news, opinion and debate, entertainment and advertising. The Times Digital Archive makes this highly regarded resource available in an easy-to-navigate, fully-searchable online resource containing every page of every issue within the range of years displayed in the product banner.


      Scholarly journals in art history and specialized art magazines

      • Academic Search Complete
        Full text access to scholarly and non-scholarly publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas.
      • America History & Life
        Subscription database
      • Art Full Text
        A subscription database. Good starting place for art journals and specialty art magazines, and includes the full text of many. Indexes and/or includes the full text of specialty art magazines such as Art in America Artforum, Apollo, Burlington Magazine, October, Modern Painters, Women Artists News.
      • Historical Abstracts with Full Text
        Subscription database
      • Google Scholar
        May be used in conjunction with interlibrary loan. Access to full text is maximized by searching from the Muhlenberg network.
      • JSTOR
        A subscription database. An archive for many scholarly journals including some in art history. Includes these women's studies journals full-text: Signs

      Web search engines

      Citing sources (and annotated bibiographies)

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

      For help in writing annotated bibliographies in the MLA style, visit Purdue's Online Writing Lab for a definition of an annotation and proper format.

      For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero. Ask Kelly if you have questions about this.


        Articles via interlibrary loan

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


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