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Encyclopedia Judaica (2nd ed., 2007) (Trexler Library Reference Collection 296.03 E56j)
Signed entries by invited contributors. Good for topic-finding and topic-narrowing.
Books (secondary and primary resources published in books)
Trexler Library Catalog
Catalog of all books and documents in Trexler Library at Muhlenberg College.
Catalog of books and documents in libraries throughout the world. Watch especially for the AREA LIBRARIES designation. Use in conjunction with interlibrary loan.
May include excerpts of full text, especially of books now in the public domain (published pre-1923).
Periodical articles (mostly secondary material, with some references to primary documents)
Academic Search Premier
A subscription database. Good starting place for journals, and includes the full text of about 3000 journals. Limit to "peer reviewed" to find only scholarly articles.
America History & Life
A subscription database. Standard index for American history. Some full text.
A subscription database. Standard index for European history. Some full text.
Index to Jewish Periodicals
A subscription database. Standard index for scholarship on Jewish religion and culture. Some full text.
Archive from Stanford University of scholarly journals in all subject areas.
Free index of scholarship on Jewish religion and culture.
NOTE: Some topics, especially those related to popular culture, will benefit from research in subject- specialized databases not listed above. To locate databases by subject, visit the Trexler Library Subject Guides page.
getting to the full text. . .
Once you have found the citation of a journal article you're interested in, click on the Get It link found next to the citation, or run a journal title search in Trexler Library's online catalog.
articles via interlibrary loan. . .
Journal articles not found in Trexler Library can be ordered on interlibrary loan.
For tips on citing print and electronic sources, visit Trexler Library's Citation Guides for Print and Electronic Resources.
For automated citation, try the shareware Zotero.
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