When searching for articles, you may find the full-text of an article linked in the database. If not:
Most databases have a Check for Full Text buttons. Click the link to check our holdings.
If there is not a Check for Full Text buttons, search Encompass to see if we have access to the full text in print or through another database.
If we do not have access to the article you need, request the article via Interlibrary Loan:
Many databases have a Request on Interlibrary Loan or Request Item link or button. Click here to fill out a request form.
If the database does not have an ILL link embedded, go to the Library Homepage -- Services -- Interlibrary Loan. Fill out the form. NOTE: Interlibrary Loan can take anywhere from a few day to a few weeks. Plan accordingly.
TREXLER LIBRARY and LIBRARIES WORLDWIDE
Search Encompass to find out what books, government publications, journals, videos, etc. you can access through Trexler Library, as well as to see items that other libraries own that may be accessible to you through Interlibrary Loan.
Access the journal Nature 1987-present with the link below, from 1869-1960 on microfilm (Level A of the library), 1960-present in paper journal form (Level B of the library call number 505n), or via Academic Search Complete 1997-12 months ago (selected articles only).
A database and research tool including literature from many scientific disciplines, specifically in chemistry, engineering, and materials science. You need to register for an account to use SciFinder-n. To create an account REGISTER HERE. **Students and staff must register using their current Muhlenberg e-mail address.**
A service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
An open-access search engine that looks for content it identifies as "scholarly" on the free web. Emphasis is on books and journal articles. Intended as a "federated search" to search across disciplines (weighted toward sciences and social sciences). Not always full text. Be sure to check library catalog to see if Muhlenberg has access to the full text.
Searchable collections of full-text journals across many disciplines. Contains full-text of many biology, botany, ecology journal titles. (Note: To restrict results to particular journals/disciplines, from Advanced Search screen, choose discipline category/ies.)
"Ulrichsweb is an easy to search source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials) of all types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more."
The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information - in Ready Reference - 808.06654 A187s