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Databases
Subject Specific | General | K-12 Related

Subject Specific

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Database of children's literature, from baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults. Many records include reviews, awards, and prizes for the book. Also includes information about reading measurement program information as well as best book lists and state reading lists.

Discovering Collection (Gale)
Access to content based on national curriculum standards. Includes an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale)
A selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

ERIC (via Firstsearch) (via EBSCOHost)
ERIC is the primary database for educational research, and consists of two subsets: Journals in Education (EJ) and Eric Documents (ED).

ETS Test Collection
A database of more than 25,000 tests and other measurement devices.

Junior Reference Collection (Gale)
Access to content based on national curriculum standards. Includes an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards. Intended for middle school only.

Learning Express Library
LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests including Praxis I and Praxis II (Early Childhood, Elementary, & Middle School).

Professional Collection (Gale)
Full-text periodicals for teachers and school administrators. The topics cover counseling, education, librarianship and technology.

PsycARTICLES (EBSCOHost)(searching tips)
Source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology and related disciplines, including Education.

PsycINFO (EBSCOHost)(searching tips)
Resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.PsycINFO is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health, including Education.

Student Resource Center - Gold (Gale)
Access to content based on national curriculum standards. Includes an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards. Provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

General

Academic Search Premier (EBSCOHost)(searching tips)
Academic Search Premier includes general interest and scholarly articles in a variety of areas including the social sciences.

JSTOR (on campus only)
Provides access to scholarly journals in many social science disciplines. Coverage begins with volume 1 for each title. Depending on the publisher, the most recent three - five years may not be available via JSTOR.

LexisNexis Academic
Choose the Legal Module tab for researching law reviews, court cases, tax law, patents, and more.

ProQuest (searching tips)
ProQuest includes general interest and scholarly articles in a variety of areas including the social sciences.

K-12 Related

Junior Edition - K12 (Gale)
Intended for middle school and junior high students.

Kids Edition - K12 (Gale)
Designed for elementary school students, with easy access to full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books.

Kids InfoBits (Gale)
Geared especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface.

SIRS Discoverer
For students in grades K-9.

SIRS Researcher®
For students in grades 6-12.

Student Edition - K12 (Gale)
Intended for middle school and junior high students.

Reference Books

The College Blue Book -- 34th ed., 2007
Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

Encyclopedia of Education -- 2nd ed., 2003
Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world.

Encyclopedia of Education and Human Development -- 2005
A comprehensive coverage of educational theory and practice from the primary grades through higher education.

Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration -- 2006
Presents the most recent theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories on educational leadership and school administration.

Encyclopedia of Special Education: A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults -- 2007
A thoroughly revised, comprehensive A to Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.

Expectations and Demands in Online Teaching : Practical Experiences -- 2008
Offers a better understanding of how teachers experience the online environment by exploring various dimensions of online teaching, including class preparation, process effectiveness and quality, and technology utilization.

Gender and Education: An Encyclopedia -- 2007
Explores the intersection of gender and education.

Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts -- 2003
Updated second edition reflects developements in educational research and new information within the areas of language learning and instruction since the publication of the first edition in 1991.

Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children -- 2006
Provides a comprehensive overview of important contemporary issues and the information necessary to make judgments about these issues.

Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care -- 2006
Identifies and explains key terms and practices central to the work and study of early childhood.

Managing Curriculum and Assessment: A Practitioner's Guide -- 2006
Provides the basic elements of a curriculum management system that will help school districts address, in a practical manner, the need to improve student learning.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans -- 23rd ed., 2007
Provides sources of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, work study, and other education-related financial aid at all levels of study.

World Education Encyclopedia -- 2nd ed., 2002
Provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.

Journals

Print journals related to Education in McGovern Library. Current issues are located near Java City. Back issues are located upstairs.

Videos

  • Films On Demand (Select "Education" under Subjects)
  • Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexic students (2001) -- DVD 143
  • Inclusion: Celebrating Children's Successes (1999) -- VT 1540

Online Resources
General | Professional Organizations | Education Law | Education Psychology | Curriculum Collections

General

Professional Organizations

Education Law

Education Psychology

  • Mental Help Net -- promotes mental health and wellness education and advocacy
  • School Psychology Resources Online -- covers learning disabilities, ADHD, functional behavioral assessment, autism, adolescence, parenting, psychological assessment, special education, mental health, and more.

Curriculum Collections / Lesson Plans
General | Arts | Language Arts & Literature | Mathematics | Science | History and Social Studies

General Curriculum

Arts

Language Arts

Mathematics

Science

History and Social Studies

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