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Education - General

  • Library Guide to Education Resources
    Guide to discovering and using quality information in education.
  • eBook Education Collection
    Features more than 2,800 quality titles supporting students and faculty in education studies.
    Titles in eBook Education Collection range from introductory texts for undergraduate coursework to more complex and detailed works for advanced students and scholars. The subscription collection also includes support materials for student teachers and professionals working in K-12 and higher education classrooms, covering topics from curriculum building to student behavior and dynamics.
  • Education @ eBrary
    eBrary's collection of education-related ebooks.
  • Education @ Films on Demand
    Provides educational video content in the areas of Education. Video content is fully linkable and searchable, and can be accessed from on or off campus.

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  • Education Research Complete
    The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,300 education journals, as well as full text for more than 870 journals. This database also includes full text for 550 ebooks and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
  • ERIC
    Searches over 1.3 million education related citations. Provides more than 264,000 full-text ERIC documents in PDF format, and includes links to many full text journal articles.
  • Professional Collection
    Collection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators. Offers balanced coverage for any professional educator in the following areas: arts and humanities; child and adolescent psychology and development; drug and alcohol abuse; health/nutrition/fitness; learning disabilities; literature; school law; science and technology; social sciences; and sports/athletic training.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Full Text is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses - the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research.

Education - Psychology, Counseling, & Developmental Studies

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  • Jove - Essentials of Behavioral Science
    This collection is sub-divided on the basis of different aspects of human behavior such as learning, memory, cognition, movement, addiction and behavioral disorders. The videos briefly explain the neurobiology of behavior, discuss concepts behind prominent techniques, introduce important questions being asked by scientists and provide protocols to run behavioral experiments.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook plus Tests in Print
    Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
    Full-text database from the American Psychological Association. Includes nearly 100 psychology publications covering the disciplines of Human Physiology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, and more.
  • Psychology @ eBrary
    eBrary's collection of psychology ebooks.
  • Psychology @ Films on Demand
    Provides educational video content in the areas of psychology. Video content is fully linkable and searchable, and can be accessed from on or off campus.
  • Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
    Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 1,000 titles. Includes access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research. Includes 4,000 full-text dissertations representing a range of psychology disciplines including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics, and social psychology. Dissertation content is available for the years spanning 2000 through 2006.
  • PsycINFO
    Citation database covering over 2,500 leading psychological, psychiatric, and related publications.

Education - Physical Education

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  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    SPORTDiscus with Full Text offers comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 660 full text titles. In addition, SPORTDiscus with Full Text also contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.

Resources for K-12 Students

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  • Discovering Collection (k-12)
    Encyclopedic database of reference content for the core curriculum areas of literature, history, biographies, science, and social studies.
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition (6-9)
    Full-text database designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
  • InfoTrac Student Edition (9-12)
    Provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
  • Junior Reference Collection (K-12)
    Database covering science, biographies, authors, multicultural topics, and people and places suitable for a K-12 audience
  • Kid InfoBits(Grades K-5)
    Gives children easy access to magazines, reference books, and newspaper articles that have been selected just for the age group in grades K-5
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition (9-12)
    A database designed specifically for high school libraries, it contains the full-text for nearly 500 magazines. All full-text articles are assigned lexile indicators. The database also contains 360 reference books, over 85,000 biographies and 105,000 primary source documents, as well as over 460,000 photos, maps, and flags images.
  • Science Reference Center
    A comprehensive research database designed to meet 5th-12th grade students' research needs. Contains full-text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Includes over 3,500 full length biographies of scientists, as well as over 10,000 images and over 500 science-related videos.
  • Searchasaurus (1-8)
    A database for middle and primary grades offering basic search methodologies, a colorful, dinosaur-themed interface, and lexile (reading level) limiters.
  • SIRS Discoverer (K-9)
    Sirs Discoverer (K-9)Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents, which were carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability for middle and elementary curriculum topics.
  • SIRS Issue Researcher (6-12)
    A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles from magazines and newspaper sources exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.
  • Worldbook Discover
    (differentiated instruction, i.e. ESL, reluctant readers and adult learners) is a reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases. Features include article read aloud, and a job and life skills section.

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