Electronic Databases : Education
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| Academic Search Complete via EBSCOhost |
Coverage: Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.
|Coverage: It is an academic resource that features online degree program information, subject guides and student resources. It's apparently created and maintained by a librarian who has compiled 25 000+ resources.
Access World News via NewsBank
Coverage: Find global information on topics related to business and economics, careers, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, health, international studies, performing and fine arts, political science, science, social issues, sports, STEM, technology and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content including the News and Observer, Herald-Sun, USA Today, international sources and more.
Coverage: An educational resource from the North Carolina Museum of Art. Explore works of art that are teachable across disciplines and grade levels. Includes lesson plans, concept maps and portfolios.
Coverage: More than one million images. Interdisciplinary collections in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. It has more than 150 outstanding collections, including: The Museum of Modern Art, The Illustrated Bartsch, Berlin State Museums, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Magnum Photos, Bodleian Library (University of Oxford), ART on FILE: Contemporary Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape, National Gallery, Washington, DC, Natural History Museum, London, Scala Archives, Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives, Latin American Art (Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros), QTVR Panoramas of World Architecture (Columbia University), Asian Art Photographic Distribution (AAPD) (University of Michigan).
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| Biography Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
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Cabell's International via Cabell Publishing, Inc.
|Coverage: Cabells is the complete source for journal info, evaluation metrics, and submission details-for universities of any size. Real impact starts with finding the right audience.
CQ Electronic Library via CQ Press
Coverage: CQ Electronic Library provides access to over 3,000 journals, magazines and newspapers articles on current and controversial issues.
CQ Researcher Online via CQ Press
|Coverage: Provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world. Each 12,000-word report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist. Published 44 times a year, CQ Researcher reports offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Coverage: Credo covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. It provides online versions of 490+ published reference works from over 70 publishers, including general and specialist dictionaries and encyclopedias.
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| Digital Public Library of America via NC LIVE
Coverage: The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides access to millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Find primary sources to use in school projects, academic research, family history research, and more.
Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) via ProQuest
Coverage: Includes over 2 million master's theses and dissertations, with over 60,000 titles added every year. It's a great resource for researchers in a wide variety of fields.
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Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete via NC LIVE
Coverage: Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
eBooks on EBSCOhost via NC LIVE
Coverage: Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
Note: Here is a link to download Adobe Digital Editions software to view the .acsm file: http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html
EBSCOhost Research Databases via EBSCOHost
Coverage: Provides a listing of all databases available through the EBSCOhost interface. Also provides links to individual databases. You may select multiple databases and search them simultaneously.
Education Research Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,780 journals, as well as full text for more than 870 journals. This database also includes full text for 71 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
Coverage: It is the independent, nonprofit publisher of Education Week and other high-quality print and online products on K-12 education. EPE's mission is to raise awareness and understanding of critical issues facing American schools. Education Week is a reputable resource preparing our future teachers and administrators. Providing critical news and analytics, case study, research and market intelligence in K-12 education.
eLibrary via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Coverage: Online version of the popular reference tool, Encyclopedia Britannica. There are excellent features within Britannica Online Academic Edition: Encyclopedia Britannica, World Data Analyst , Gateway to the Classics, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Quotations, Full-text Journal and Magazine articles from EBSCO and Proquest Journals, BBC & New York Times daily headlines, The Web’s Best, World Atlas, Advanced search capabilities, Extensive video collection, NEW eBook / Primary Sources, and Britannica’s newest "Compare Countries" feature.
ERIC via EBSCOhost
|Coverage: Indexes over 750 journals in the
field of education from 1966 to present. Includes full
text of ERIC Digests from 1967 to present.
ERIC via ProQuest
Coverage: ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
ERIC via the US Department of Education
|Coverage: Educational journals and documents, including conference papers, policy papers, and documents from a variety of sources.
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| Films On Demand Video Collection via Infobase Learning via NC LIVE
Coverage: Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
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Gale eBooks via Gale via NC LIVE
Coverage: Searchable collection of online reference titles and test prep ebooks.
Gale Literary Sources via Gale via NC LIVE
Coverage: Combines Literature Resource Center with Gale Virtual Reference Library in one interface. Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete via Gale
Coverage: It is a great resource for a variety of educators - from teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. It seeks to provide full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education and every educational specialty, such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing, and provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.
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Coverage: Information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include: emotional development, nutrition, parenting, first aid, and infections.
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Literary Reference Center Plus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It has been specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research.
Literature Resource Center via Gale via NC LIVE
Coverage: Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
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Complete via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags. MasterFILE Complete offers PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.
MLA International Bibliography via EBSCOhost
Coverage: The MLA International Bibliography
offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.
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NC LIVE Video Collection via NC LIVE
Coverage: Online videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.
NC Public Schools Statistical Profile
Coverage: Selected statistical data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on students, personnel and finances.
NCpedia via NC LIVE
Coverage: NCpedia provides information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
New York Times via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Full articles from the New York Times (1980-current).
Source Plus via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Provides abstracts and indexing
1995 to present for: The New York Times, Wall Street
Journal (Eastern and Western editions), Christian Science
Monitor and USA Today. Coverage includes everything
except obituaries (exclusive of famous people), sports
tables, ads/classifieds, stock prices, and weather.
Includes many complete articles from the Christian Science
Monitor from 1995 to present, and some complete articles
from over 100 other U.S. newspapers.
North Carolina Curriculum
Coverage: Included are specific Department of Public Instruction goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina. The look-up service provides a convenient way for teachers, administrators, and parents to verify the instructional objectives of the Standard Course of Study at a given grade by subject area.
North Carolina Education Directory
Coverage: Contains addresses and phone numbers of every North Carolina public, federal or charter school and public school system, all employees of the Department of Public Instruction, contact information for education organizations, associations, North Carolina commissions, and educational material suppliers.
NoveList K-8 Plus via EBSCOHost
Coverage: It provides access to information on over 30,500 nonfiction titles designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Created especially for kids (and the adults who work with them), it has a colorful, graphic-rich homepage and is very easy to use.
NoveList Plus via EBSCOHost
Coverage: Readers' advisory service for fiction and non-fiction. Searchable by author, title, series name, subject, and plot. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
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Occupational Outlook Handbook via NC LIVE
Coverage: Profiles for hundreds of occupations including sections like What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections for the 2010â€“20 decade.
Oxford English Dictionary Online (Tutorial - Powerpoint Show)
Coverage: The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Updated quarterly with between one and two thousand new and revised entries, OED Online offers unparalleled access to the ‘greatest continuing work of scholarship that this century has produced’ (Newsweek).
Oxford Music Online via Oxford University Press
Coverage: Oxford Music Online comprises the full text of the New Oxford Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Oxford Dictionary of Opera, and the New Oxford Dictionary of Jazz. It provides written music examples, biographies, bibliographies, illustrations, sound archives and etc.
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Physical Education Index via Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Coverage: CSA Physical Education Index has been covering this vast collection of material. Records are indexed and classified from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications. CSA Physical Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Points of View via EBSCOhost
Coverage: It is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. It provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more. It contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers. Additionally, this database contains the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, providing students with a searchable collection of some of the most important social, political, and cultural moments of the 20th century.
Search (Children's Magazines) via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Indexing and abstracting of 116
children's magazines from 1984 to present. Includes
many complete articles from 35 children's magazines
from 1990 to present. Also includes Funk & Wagnalls
New World Encyclopedia, the World Almanac for Kids and
the World Almanac of the USA.
Project Muse via Johns Hopkins University
Coverage: Provides online access to the full text of the John Hopkins University Press's 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences and Mathematics.
ProQuest Central via NC LIVE
Coverage: General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
ProQuest Education Database via NC LIVE
Coverage: Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
ProQuest Research Companion via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: An award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.
ProQuest Research Library via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
PsycINFO via EBSCOhost
Coverage: American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law, and others. Journal coverage, which spans from 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.
Public Administration Abstracts via EBSCOhost
Coverage: Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration research, public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
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RBdigital via NC LIVE
Coverage: Downloadable audio books and eBooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
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Sanborn Maps North Carolina via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
Science in Context via Gale via NC LIVE
Coverage: Reference content plus magazines, journals, news sources, experiments, and more. Covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics, science history, and biography.
Science Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Designed for science students, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
SIRS Discoverer via ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offer articles, nonfiction books, images, activities and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability.
SIRS Government Reporter via
ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Full-text current and historic government documents; landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions; information about federal departments, agencies, elected leaders and more.
SIRS Issues Researcher via
ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.
SIRS Knowledge Source Package via
ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
SIRS Renaissance via
ProQuest via NC LIVE
Coverage: Full-text articles on arts & humanities subjects in the areas of Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts.
Social Science Citation
Index via ISI Web of Knowledge
Coverage: A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes more than 1,725 journals across 50 disciplines. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Provides access to current information and retrospective data from 1956 forward.
Social Services Abstracts via Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Coverage: CSA Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,300+ serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
Abstracts via Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Coverage: Abstracts and indexes
the international literature in sociology and related
disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
The database provides abstracts of journal articles
and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,809
serials publications, and also provides abstracts of
books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference
papers. Records added since 1973 contain in-depth and
nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.
State Data Center via NC LIVE
Coverage:The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.
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Teacher Reference Center via EBSCOhost
Coverage: This index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books, provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians.
Teaching Positions in North Carolina
Coverage: Links to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina.
Testing & Education Reference Center via Gale via NC LIVE
Coverage: A testing and education preparation resource that includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.
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Web of Science via Clarivate Analytics
Coverage: ISI Web of Science consists of five high-quality databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals in all areas of research: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
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