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ERIC: 1966-present, selected full-text

Index to education-related newsletters, magazines, journals, and ERIC Document microfiche. Includes the ERIC thesaurus (a standardized list of subject terms).

Educator's Reference Complete: Index to education-related newsletters, magazines, journals, and ERIC Document microfiche. Includes the ERIC thesaurus (a standardized list of subject terms).

Chronicle of Higher Education: September 1989 - present, full-text

The Chronicle is the leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Published online every weekday, it is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

American Revolution Archives

Original documents including The Papers of the Continental Congress, Revolutionary War Pensions, George Washington Correspondence, and Constitutional Convention Records.

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities: Current, full-text

Catalog of addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, web addresses, publication guidelines and review information for journals in these fields: Business, Education, Computer Science, Psychology, and Health Administration/Nursing.

History Vault: full-text

Contains millions of primary source documents in the areas of Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century; NAACP Papers; Slavery and the Law; Southern Life and American History, 1775-1915; and Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975.

LISTA -Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: 1960's - present

Includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Mango Languages

Dynamic online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and many more.  Also provides English-language lessons for persons from other linguistic backgrounds.

Mental Measurements Yearbook & Tests in Print: Now includes all volumes!

Contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

Professional Development Collection: full-text

A comprehensive collection of nearly 520 education journals such as: Education, Education Digest, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, and many others; also contains more than 200 educational reports.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Database of record for doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.  Represents the work from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities in North America and from around the world.

PsycARTICLES: 1894-present, selected full-text

PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of advertisements and editorial board lists. In 2006, the historical backfiles of the journals were added to the database. Click here for full list of journals covered.

PsycINFO: 1887-present, selected full-text

Psychology and related fields, includes international material selected from periodicals written in over 25 languages since 1806.

Special Education Connection

Contains special education case law, statutes, regulations, and administrative rulings at federal and state levels.

Teacher Reference Center:

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Testing & Education Reference Center:

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

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Important Links

Databases that elementary, middle school, and high school students may use in their classrooms and libraries:

MAS Ultra - School Edition: full-text

Designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and over 107,000 primary source documents. MAS Ultra™ – School Edition also contains more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Middle Search Plus: full-text

Contains full text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage® Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Primary Search: full-text

Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. The database also provides the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags. 

Other places to look:

Academic OneFile: 1975 - present, full-text

Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, including full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

Academic Search Complete:1975 - present, full-text

Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,200 journals and a total of more than 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.

JSTOR:Dates vary, full-text

A digital archive collection of over 600 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, basic science, life sciences, and physical and applied sciences. Often starts with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s).

MasterFILE Premier: full-text

Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

Project MUSE

100% full-text, user-friendly online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.


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