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Getting to the full text
Once you have found the citation of a journal article, click on the Check for Full Text buttons from within any database, or visit Trexler Library website and search in Encompass on the journal title to determine if itl is available full text through our library.
How do I find ideas for topic narrowing, along with bibliographies of recommended books and journal articles?
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Trexler Library C level call # 780.3 N532n) Signed entries by experts. Authoritative source of information on composers and their music. Popular music receives less attention here.
Search catalogs from libraries across the country and around the globe. Publication title level search only - no articles or chapters. Items owned by Trexler Library show a Muhlenberg College library icon. Request items not owned by Trexler Library directly through WorldCat using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) button. Items generally take 4-14 days to arrive.
When used on campus, Google Books will sync with local library holdings and interlibrary loan. From an item record, choose "Find in a Library," then "Request Item" (interlibrary loan) if the item is not available in our College library.
A good starting place for journals, and 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.
The definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. Full text journals include American Historical Review, American 19th Century History, American Studies, Early American Studies, Journal of American Culture, Journal of American History, Journal of Early American History, and Journal of Military History.