Browse online journal titles by subject

Spotlight

Trexler Meditation

Every Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Fulford Room, Trexler Library. Unaffiliated with any religious group. All are welcome! Contact kcannon@muhlenberg.edu for more information or for scheduling updates.

Featured Resources

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

This supplement to Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life. Approximately 83 articles outline major extinctions and related scientific areas.

Abram Samuels Sheet Music Collection

This collection contains more than 31,000 pieces of American popular music published between 1900-1965. Composers include Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Stephen Sondheim.

The Muhlenberg Weekly Archive Online!

Search 130 years of Muhlenberg College history by browsing The Muhlenberg Weekly, continuously published since 1883.

News and Updates

21
Jan.

President Obama delivers 6th State of the Union Address

“A brighter future is ours to write. Let’s begin this new chapter –together — and let’s start the work right now.”  These are some concluding remarks given by President Barack Obama during his State of the Union Address last evening. … Continue reading

20
Jan.

Special Collections & Archives Highlights: January Newsflash…1789 style

After-Christmas sales, help wanted, breaking political news from the nation’s capital…daily life in January, 1789, 226 years ago, doesn’t seem on the surface all that different from our own, according to The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser, the nation’s first … Continue reading

31
Dec.

1/3/2015 Encompass Search & ILL outage

On Saturday, 3 January 2015, there is a vendor-scheduled technology upgrade to several of the key systems responsible for library searching and requests through Interlibrary Loan. During this time, the library’s website will not be impacted.  Also, users may continue … Continue reading

 

Subject Guides: African American Studies

Core Databases

Black Studies Center
Historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself.  Scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, a periodical index, and more, combined from several resources: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), The Chicago Defender, and the Black Literature Index.

Other Recommended Databases

Academic Search Premier
Full text access to scholarly and non-scholarly publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas. information about this database

America History & Life
The definitive database for U.S. and Canadian history, indexing journals, books, and dissertations. information about this database

Primary Sources

Slavery & Anti-Slavery
Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains: "Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition" and "Part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World." Includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade and the global movement for the abolition of slavery from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. Incorporates documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm. Includes 10,761 books, 131 serials, 32 manuscript collections and 377 supreme court records and brief.

Scholarly Journal Articles

JSTOR
Full text of scholarly journals from most academic disciplines. Coverage is from the inception of the journal through three to five years ago. information about this database

Popular Magazine and News Articles

LexisNexis Academic
Includes Ethnic Publications, a file containing selected text from Jet, Ebony, Essense, Black Enterprise, and several African American newspapers. From within LexisNexis, choose Sources > Find a Source > Ethnic Publications.

Library Catalogs

Trexler Library Catalog
To search for items held at Trexler Library, use the Trexler Library Catalog. Items listed in the catalog include books, journals, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, audiobooks, government documents, and more.

WorldCat
Search catalogs from libraries across the country and around the globe.  Items owned by Trexler Library show a Muhlenberg College Library icon.  Request items not owned by Trexler Library directly through WorldCat using the ILL (Interlibrary Loan) button. Items generally take 2-10 days to arrive.



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Browse online journal titles by subject

Spotlight

Trexler Meditation

Every Wednesday, 5-6 pm. Fulford Room, Trexler Library. Unaffiliated with any religious group. All are welcome! Contact kcannon@muhlenberg.edu for more information or for scheduling updates.

Featured Resources

Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

This supplement to Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life. Approximately 83 articles outline major extinctions and related scientific areas.

Abram Samuels Sheet Music Collection

This collection contains more than 31,000 pieces of American popular music published between 1900-1965. Composers include Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Stephen Sondheim.

The Muhlenberg Weekly Archive Online!

Search 130 years of Muhlenberg College history by browsing The Muhlenberg Weekly, continuously published since 1883.

News and Updates

21
Jan.

President Obama delivers 6th State of the Union Address

“A brighter future is ours to write. Let’s begin this new chapter –together — and let’s start the work right now.”  These are some concluding remarks given by President Barack Obama during his State of the Union Address last evening. … Continue reading

20
Jan.

Special Collections & Archives Highlights: January Newsflash…1789 style

After-Christmas sales, help wanted, breaking political news from the nation’s capital…daily life in January, 1789, 226 years ago, doesn’t seem on the surface all that different from our own, according to The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser, the nation’s first … Continue reading

31
Dec.

1/3/2015 Encompass Search & ILL outage

On Saturday, 3 January 2015, there is a vendor-scheduled technology upgrade to several of the key systems responsible for library searching and requests through Interlibrary Loan. During this time, the library’s website will not be impacted.  Also, users may continue … Continue reading