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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.
Dissertations & Theses Global
Comprehensive global collection of full text dissertations and theses.
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.
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.
An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.
LexisNexis Academic (now Nexis Uni)
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.
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.
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.
Full-text journals in literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, etc. *As of Jan. 2018, the library has access to free content only.
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.
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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Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.
Education Videos from Films on Demand:
The Teacher Shortage Problem: Making the Grade at P.S. 25 (58:16)
Facing a severe teacher shortfall for the 2000-2001 academic year, New York City scrambled to staff its worst-performing school district by crash-training hundreds of eager teaching fellows. In this program, NewsHour correspondent John Merrow presents five reports that track several of these brand-new teachers from opening day to summer recess as they learn the ropes at P.S. 25, in Brooklyn. Balancing their idealistic views of teaching are hard-won insights that demonstrate a powerful determination to overcome discouragement brought on by long hours, inadequate resources, and classroom discipline problems.
Making a Difference: Great Teachers, Part 1 (28:44)
This documentary focuses on three teachers who have made a positive impact—academically or personally—on their students’ lives. Selected as a result of an essay contest that asked students to write about the teacher who had most challenged and inspired them, the teachers are shown at work in the classroom, doing what they excel at: teaching and making a difference.
Teaching Diverse Learners Series (30:52)
A diverse learning environment benefits everyone, but it can put overwhelming pressure on an unprepared teacher. Produced by Illinois State University’s renowned College of Education and School of Communication, this two-part series empowers educators using real-world teaching methods—enabling them to overcome the obstacles and maximize the rewards of a diverse learning atmosphere.
Unequal Education (40:23)
This program with Bill Moyers compares the everyday experiences of two New York City middle school students and contrasts political rhetoric with the reality of American schooling. A profile of the two students and their different schools points out the inequalities of our current system and how disproportionate funding affects the quality of education. The program also features advocates for educational reform, who debate what the Democratic and Republican parties can do to improve schools.
Teaching with Technology Series (2:07:24)
Technology has put a whole new spin on education, redefining the role of teachers and reshaping the classroom learning experience. Drawing on dozens of case studies, this outstanding six-part series captures the excitement of integrating the Internet and other technologies into the curriculum while presenting real-world ways in which they are being applied.
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