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General Collections

Search the library catalog to find out what we have in any of these collections. All items may be checked out unless noted otherwise. Tip: Using Advanced Search, you can choose a particular "Location" and that will limit search results to only those items in a particular collection.


Main Collection (Print)

Includes print books, reference books and periodicals (journals and magazines). Items are shelved on Levels A, B, and C. Periodicals cannot be checked out.

Audio-Visual Collection

Look for movies, music, and audiobooks on disc or tape and print music scores on Level A in the A-V Collection

Curriculum Lab Collection

Specifically designed to support the needs of students preparing to be certified pre-K to 12 teachers, the Curriculum Lab, on Level C in the library, has instructors manuals, textbooks, and a variety of manipulables used in classroom teaching.

Electronic Collections (Online)

The library provides access to a variety of online resources - books, articles, data, images, movies, and music.

Faculty Center for Teaching Collection

Housed in the Muhlenberg Room, books in this collection have been selected by faculty to support their professional development as college teachers.

Government Publications Collection

Trexler Library is a Federal Depository Library. We provide public access to almost 30% of what is published by the U.S. Government Printing Office. Paper and microform items are shelved on Level A. Get more information here!

Juvenile Books Collection

Used by Education Certificate student candidates and also popular with the children of faculty & staff, this collection on Level C includes both fiction and nonfiction for grades Pre-K to 12.

Microforms Collection

Many documents, journals, and magazines dating back decades are available on microfilm or microfiche on in this collection located on Level A. Microforms cannot be checked out.

New York Times Bestsellers Collection

Look for new popular fiction and nonfiction titles from this regularly updated collection of leased books located on Level A.