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Trick or Trivia at Trexler Library

Trivia returns October 28th and is sure to be a scream! Sign-ups start October 20th; visit the Lending Services desk for 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: Theatre & Dance

Core Databases

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text
Definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts. information about this database

JSTOR
Contains a substantive archive of Dance and Theatre journals

MLA International Bibliography
Standard scholarly index to criticism in the areas of theatre, literature, language, linguistics, film studies, and folklore, published from 1920-present.

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

Literature Criticism Online
All full text, this extensive archive of criticism of 20th century literary works comes from scholarly journals and books. information about this database

Omnifile
Contains a number of full-text journals in both dance and theatre.

Physical Education Index
Indexes scholarly and trade literature from 1970 to the present for physical education, including curriculum, medicine, dance, and more.

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

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
Index to scholarly and popular literature in musicology, ethnomusicology, dance, and other music-related disciplines.  information about this database

Primary Sources

Early English Books Online
Digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) comprising books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more based on the English Short Title Catalogue Works published in the UK during the 18th century plus thousands from elsewhere. Content covers critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. Primarily in English but also includes other languages.

The Times Digital Archive 1785-2006
Since its first publication in 1785, The Times (London) has become one of the most preeminent, global daily (except Sundays) newspapers of the 18th- through early 21st-centuries centuries, covering international events, people, places, politics, business news, opinion and debate, entertainment and advertising. The Times Digital Archive makes this highly regarded resource available in an easy-to-navigate, fully-searchable online resource containing every page of every issue within the range of years displayed in the product banner.

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.

Images and Other Media

Theatre in Video
Contains performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Stage work of directors and actors are cross-searchable and available for side-by-side comparison. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, provide illustration of the development of texts and the productions.



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Browse online journal titles by subject

Spotlight

Trick or Trivia at Trexler Library

Trivia returns October 28th and is sure to be a scream! Sign-ups start October 20th; visit the Lending Services desk for 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