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Our JEWL Search box allows you to find books, articles, images, videos, scores, audio recordings, encyclopedia entries and more from a single search. Results include thousands of online resources in each category, as well as items physically held by the libraries on campus. Previously, users had to search multiple boxes or databases to find these different types of resources. Need something specific? Use the filters on the left of the search results screen to narrow by item type, publication date, subject, and more. Ready? Go Search now.
A very short intro to JEWL Search
What is the JEWL Search at Walker Library, and what is it good for? Watch this and find out why it's a great place to start your research.
A comprehensive overview of the JEWL Search
Learn how to use the JEWL Search to find research materials on any topic. We cover source types, finding peer-reviewed articles, and how to narrow your topic. More about JEWL Search (length: 6:14)
Using the cite button in JEWL Search
Learn the easy way to cite the sources you find through the Walker Library. Get downloadable references in MLA, APA, and more. Learn more about citing your sources (length: 1:52).
Library Search Tutorials
Databases included in JEWL Search
At this time there are items from nearly 150 databases or collections available through JEWL Search, and new ones will be added frequently. Some favorites include
MTSU Libraries Catalog
Academic Search Ultimate
America: History and Life
Art Full Text
Business Abstracts with Full Text
Business Insights: Essentials
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Criminal Justice Abstracts
EconLit with Full Text
Education Full Text
Educational Administration Abstracts
IEEE Explore Digital Library
Literature Resource Center
MLA International Bibliography
Naxos Music Library
Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Public Administration Abstracts
Social Sciences Citation Index
We also gain more seamless links to open access archives such as ArXiv, DOAJ, and OAISTER. Look for custom full text links to replace most of our Article Linker links. Ready? Go Search now.
Databases NOT included in JEWL Search
Some of our resources are not currently available through JEWL Search, but you can still access them through the Databases list. Some of the most heavily used databases in this category are
ACM Digital Library
Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
ProQuest (all collections)
Other ways to search for resources
While you can discover a wealth of information through the JEWL Search box, we have maintained many of our traditional resources, as well. You'll find these links on the JEWL box. Ready? Go Search now.
You can use the Library Catalog to search for items physically held in the MTSU Libraries, as well as ebooks.
The Journals A-Z will tell you whether the library subscribes to a periodical and will guide you to its online and/or physical location.
Databases A-Z is a list of all of the online databases and other resources to which the library subscribes.
Research Guides, created and maintained by librarians, compile the most useful resources for an individual topic or course.
Need help using JEWL Search?
If you can't find what you're looking for, use the MTSU Librarian chat box on the right side of the search results screen. A librarian will lead you through your search to help you find what you need. Check out our other help options on our Ask Us! page. Ready? Go Search now.