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Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955
Provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period.

Book Collection: Nonfiction - (choose specific edition)

Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more.

Britannica Academic Edition
Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provide a variety of reliable sources to use to conduct thorough research.

Credo Reference  
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

Dissertations & Theses:  Full Text
The most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world.

EBSCOhost Databases 
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO. 

Education Research Complete*
EBSCO's most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals.

Educational Administrative Abstracts*
Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational leadership, management and research.

Indexes education journals and documents with links to full-text ERIC documents.

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

LexisNexis Academic
Full text coverage of news, business, law, medicine and general reference.

Poems, stories, essays, speeches, plays, biographies, etc. for children and young adults.

MAS Ultra - School Edition*
Contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines, 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 107,000 primary source documents and image collection.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Reviews of standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude and psychology.

Middle Search Plus*
Provides full text materials for middle school level research with reading level indicators (Lexiles) assigned.

OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.

Primary Search*
Provides full text materials for elementary school research with reading level indicators (Lexiles) assigned.

Professional Development Collection*
Comprehensive and specialized collection of full text education journals designed for professional educators.

Project Muse
Full-text journals in literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, etc.

SAGE Premier
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.

SAGE Knowledge
E-books in the area of Criminal Justice, Social Work, Education, Psychology, etc.

Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist educators. 

TeachingBooks.net includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment and adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.

The World Factbook
General information about all countries including flag, map, statistical and government information and geography.

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Implementation of "No Child Left Behind" in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Best Practices for High Academic Standards

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction- Curriculum and Instruction

WINSS: Wisconsin Information Network for Successful Schools

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Wisconsin Student Assessment System

Educational Communications Board

Wisconsin Historical Society Lesson Plans

Curriculum Resource Center



Regional Education Laboratories

What Works Clearinghouse

National Association of State Boards of Education

U.S. Department of Education

ERIC- Education Resources Information Center

State Departments of Education/ Public Instruction



Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction- State Data

National Center for Education Statistics

National Assessment of Educational Progress

The Condition of Education

Digest of Education Statistics

U.S. Census- Educational Attainment



Certification Requirments by State

Wisconsin Model Academic Standards

Education World National Standards



ECAP- Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative

FREE- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

CLWG- Children's Literature Web Guide

College Board Standards and Curriculum Alignment Services

Teacher's Network: Lesson Plans

ALSC Book and Media Awards

YALSA Booklists

CCBC- Cooperative Children's Book Center

Education World

MERLOT- Multimedia Online Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

OER- Open Educational Resources Commons

PBS Teachers

School Psychology Resources

Smithsonian Education



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