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Featured Education Databases

 

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ERIC (Using EBSCOhost interface) Contains more than 3300 full-text ERIC digests, in addition to citations and abstracts from educational journals and indexing and abstracts of documents published by the Educational Research Information Clearinghouse. The EBSCOhost interface is the one used by the popular Academic Search Complete and other EBSCO databases. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
Learning Express Library Resources include: tutoring and skill building for elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as college preparation and resources for current college students. The Learning Express Library also offers popular software tutorials, GED preparation, job search and workplace skills enhancement, U.S. citizenship resources, and resources for Spanish-speakers. (**NOTE: In order to take practice exams and to use other features of Learning Express, you must register within the site to save your information.)  
Professional Development Collection A highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for educators. U. S. Department of Education (Entire site search) video cameraClick here for instructional videos
Teacher Reference Center Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.  Covers a variety of topics of interest to teachers, including:  assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science and mathematics, and teacher education. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
 
Other Education Databases
CollegeSource Worldwide database of college information resources. It contains approximately 16,000 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format on CollegeSource® Online! It is searchable by keyword, by criteria (such as tuition, enrollment, or major), alphabetically by titles, or geographically by city, state, or country.  
Educational Administration Abstracts This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
ERIC (Using OCLC FirstSearch search interface) Contains more than 3300 full-text ERIC digests, in addition to citations and abstracts from educational journals and indexing and abstracts of documents published by the Educational Research Information Clearinghouse.  
ERIC (Using U. S. Dept. of Education search interface) Contains more than 3300 full-text ERIC digests, in addition to citations and abstracts from educational journals and indexing and abstracts of documents published by the Educational Research Information Clearinghouse.  
Lexile Resources Learn more about the Common Core State Standards and primary and secondary sources.  Explore valuable web resources for teaching.  Free Tools:  Find a Book, The Lexile Analyzer, The Lexile Titles Database Download, The Lexile Map.  Access and find free sources and Lexile measures for popular primary and secondary sources. Browse descriptive information including author, word count, and date written.  
PapersFirst Indexes papers presented at conferences worldwide from 1993 to the present, covering every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop and meeting added to The British Library Document Supply Centre since October 1993.  
Texas Digital Library The Texas Digital Library is a consortium of libraries that works together to support greater access to the riches of Texas academic institutions.  The TDL Repository presents a broad cross-section of academic publications, course materials, and research data, and makes it available to researchers around the world for browsing and download. Among its other collections, the federated TDL Repository contains records of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) submitted by participating member institutions, making these otherwise hard-to-find scholarly works available to a much wider audience.  
U.S. Department of Education (Entire site search) Provides information about the Department's offices, programs, information and assistance services, funding opportunities, education statistics, publications, and additional information.  

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