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Spotlight

Trick or Trivia at Trexler Library

Trivia returns October 28th (from 7 - 9pm) and is sure to be a scream! Visit the Lending Services desk to sign up and get more info!

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

07
Oct.

World War II at Muhlenberg

Trexler Library’s New Exhibit Celebrates the Contributions and Correspondence of ‘Berg Students and Alumni in WWII. ‘From the four corners of the earth:’ World War II as Revealed in the Muhlenberg College Archives. Opening Reception Tuesday, October 14th, 5-7pm Trexler … Continue reading

26
Sep.

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is a nationwide event usually occurring the last full week in September. This year,  Sept. 21-27, libraries throughout the country created displays and held readings of banned or challenged books.  In Trexler Library, a display has been … Continue reading

24
Sep.

Warren Commission Report presented to President Lyndon B. Johnson 50 years ago today – digital access now available to the report and 26 hearing volumes

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the release of the Warren Commission Report, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has made the complete report and 26 hearing volumes available on GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys). The Commission was created … Continue reading

 

Subject Guides: Public Health

Scholarly Journal Articles

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

PubMed (Medline)
A database of citations and abstracts (with some links to full-text articles) in the fields of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care. information about this database

Search Central
Search Central is a federated search engine for searching across Trexler Library's electronic resources from one simple interface. With a single search, you are combing through 75 databases, including the Trexler Library catalog, all at once. The results are presented in a consolidated list. Additional options allow you to list results by topic and show you which databases hold your search results. See the full list of databases being searched.

Biological and Agricultural Index
Literature on subjects related to biology and agriculture, including agricultural chemicals, biotechnology, environmental science, food science, and wildlife management.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Directory of Open Access Journals is a service that provides access to quality controlled Open Access Journals. Search across all journals in the database, or browse public health journals at http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=subject&cpid=21.

ERIC
Premier database in the field of education with more than 1.3 million records for journal articles, books, technical reports and more. information about this database

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
A database with articles, some full-text, in various medical disciplines. Emphasis on nursing and allied health, including pharmacology information.  information about this database

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

Project MUSE
A full-text database with journal articles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. information about this database

PsycINFO
Premier database of scholarly and professional literature in psychology and related areas. information about this database

Sage Journals Online
Full-text access to over 500 journals published by Sage, providing wide coverage of scholarly publications in all disciplines, but particularly the social sciences. information about this database

ScienceDirect College Edition Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences
A database of 1000+ full-text Elsevier journals in the areas of health, life, and physical sciences. information about this database

Popular Magazine and News Articles

LexisNexis Academic
Full text of thousands of newspapers, magazines, broadcast transcripts, business publications, legal materials, and more. information about this database

Newspaper Source
Full text of regional and national U.S. newspapers, as well as international newspapers. information about this database

ScienceDaily
Breaking news and feature articles on a wide variety of science topics relevant to public health. Updated several times a day.

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.

Online Reference Sources

Credo Reference Online
Provides access to a collection of aggregated and integrated reference books from high-quality publishers.

Print Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of Global Health (2008)
Call Number: Trexler Library Reference Collection 362.103 E56o 2008 v.1-4

Encyclopedia of Public Health (2002)
Call Number: Trexler Library Reference Collection 362.103 E56o v.1-4

Statistical Sources

American Factfinder
An interactive, searchable database from the US Census Bureau with population, housing, and business statistics at the country, state, county, city, and zip code levels.

Data and Statistics (Pan American Health Organization)

Global Health Facts (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Health Data Tools and Statistics (Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce)
Links to health statistics and data sets as well as resources to support data collection.  Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.  Full access available only to Muhlenberg faculty, students, and staff who create accounts using their Muhlenberg email addresses.

Intute: Statistics and Data
Directory of high quality web content related to statistics and data.  All sources are selected and annotated by subject specialists.

National Center for Health Statistics (CDC)

ProQuest Statistical Insight
Statistical information produced by U.S. federal agencies, states, and intergovernmental organizations.  (Previously known as LexisNexis Statistical.) information about this database

World Health Organization Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
An interactive database bringing together core health statistics for the 193 WHO Member States. It comprises more than 100 indicators, which can be accessed by way of a quick search, by major categories, or through user-defined tables. The data can be further filtered, tabulated, charted and downloaded.

Government Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Resources and Services Administration

Medline Plus
Health information from National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles.

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Office of Public Health and Science

Pennsylvania Department of Health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Websites

American Public Health Association

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
PAHO is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization and enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.

Public Health Foundation

Other Items of Interest

Interlibrary Loan
The Interlibrary Loan Office service provides access to materials not owned by Muhlenberg College. Interlibrary loan service supports the study and research needs of Muhlenberg College students, faculty, staff, alumni/ae, and some affiliates.

Citation Tools

Citation Guides
Find information on a variety of citation styles.



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Browse online journal titles by subject

Spotlight

Trick or Trivia at Trexler Library

Trivia returns October 28th (from 7 - 9pm) and is sure to be a scream! Visit the Lending Services desk to sign up and get more info!

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

07
Oct.

World War II at Muhlenberg

Trexler Library’s New Exhibit Celebrates the Contributions and Correspondence of ‘Berg Students and Alumni in WWII. ‘From the four corners of the earth:’ World War II as Revealed in the Muhlenberg College Archives. Opening Reception Tuesday, October 14th, 5-7pm Trexler … Continue reading

26
Sep.

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is a nationwide event usually occurring the last full week in September. This year,  Sept. 21-27, libraries throughout the country created displays and held readings of banned or challenged books.  In Trexler Library, a display has been … Continue reading

24
Sep.

Warren Commission Report presented to President Lyndon B. Johnson 50 years ago today – digital access now available to the report and 26 hearing volumes

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the release of the Warren Commission Report, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has made the complete report and 26 hearing volumes available on GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys). The Commission was created … Continue reading