Franklin &  Marshall College Library

GER 171: Germany Concealed and Revealed

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Introduction to the Library


EVALUATE SOURCES

Use this link to learn how to evaluate sources and distinguish among "scholarly," "general interest," "popular," and "sensationalist" materials.

Evaluate


INDEXES & ARTICLE COLLECTIONS

Humanities Full Text
Indexes over 300 English-language periodicals covering classical studies, history, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and related fields. Covers 1984 to the present.

JStor
A collection of abstracts and articles from over 100 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years. Choose PRINT from within JStor to print articles at proper margin settings. You may need to go to SET PREFERENCES to select desired Printing preferences. Choose PDF: Economy. Call the Reference Desk (x4217) or Ask Andy for assistance.

MLA Bibliography
The Modern Language Association's index of articles, book chapters and essays in literature, languages, and folklore. Covers 1963 to the present.

Lexis Nexis Academic
Connections to newspaper articles (including New York Times and Washington Post), business information (including SEC filings), and legal resources (including state and federal case law).

New York Times
The New York Times (Sep 18, 1851 - Dec 31, 2004, full-text) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.


F&M LIBRARY CATALOG & E-Z BORROW: BOOKS

Search the catalog to find out what books, journals, newspapers, videos, maps, CDs, music, etc., the library owns.
NOTE: There are no journal articles in the catalog!

E-Z Borrow
A free book-exchange service among academic libraries in Pennsylvania. If F&M's copy of a book you want is unavailable, try E-Z Borrow to get the book quickly!

[Requires your F&M ID barcode number.]


JOURNALS, MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS AND INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL)

To determine whether or not the F&M Library owns a journal, use the Journals feature on the Library's web site. If the library does not have a journal you need, and you have at least 1 week - 10 days before your assignment is due, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan: request journal articles & books (ILL) request to have the journal article acquired for you by the library. Allow 3-7 days for the article to arrive.


CITATION GUIDES

Click on the box How to Cite, Search, etc. on the library homepage for information on citation styles and advice on how to evaluate print resources and websites.

If you have any questions, concerns, etc., please contact:
Renate Sachse (renate.sachse@fandm.edu)
358-4435


Last updated: 09/23/08 jb,rs