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Research Databases: Education

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Research Articlesselect to expand list

  • Chronicle of Higher Education Online 
    (EBSCO) Features the latest news related to colleges and universities and includes employment listings for higher education. Full-text from 1999. Most current month unavailable. Note: Access is also available through http://www.chronicle.com/. Articles not marked as premium content are accessible.
  • ERIC
    (EBSCO) Full text of more than 2,200 digests along selected articles and abstracts from 1,000+ education-related journals. Note: Access also available through ERIC.ed.gov (free web). Summaries and/or full-text of education-related reports are accessible.
  • JSTOR
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Academic Search Complete
    (EBSCO) Articles from journals, magazines, newspapers on a variety of topics.

Background Information & Overviews select to expand list

  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
    (ProQuest) Help
    Comprehensive summary of statistics about the United States population, industries and more. Browse broad subject categories or search to locate statistics or use as a guide to more information in print and on the internet. Sources include the United States government, as well as commercial publishers.
  • Credo Reference
    (Credo) Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.

E-books select to expand list

  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.

Resources for Education Professionals select to expand list

  • Professional Development Collection
    (EBSCO) Designed for educators and librarians, this database includes 548 full-text education journals and over 200 educational reports.
  • ERIC
    (EBSCO) Full text of more than 2,200 digests along selected articles and abstracts from 1,000+ education-related journals. Note: Access also available through ERIC.ed.gov (free web). Summaries and/or full-text of education-related reports are accessible.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    (EBSCO) Features the latest news related to colleges and universities and includes employment listings for higher education. Full-text from 1999. Most current month unavailable. Note: Access is also available through http://www.chronicle.com/. Articles not marked as premium content are accessible.
  • Teacher Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Features listings and summaries (abstracts) for 280+ popular education trade journals with full-text links to articles available in Academic Search Complete.
  • Education Adminstration Abstracts
    (EBSCO) Locate bibliographic records for articles related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, with coverage back to 46 years. No full-text, but search the publication title in LSCS Libraries' A-Z database to check availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.
  • JSTOR
    (Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics.
  • Teaching Books.Net
    (TeachingBooks.Net) Provides multimedia resources (including audio excerpts, discussion guides, and author interviews) that can enhance and enliven reading experiences in the K-12 environment.
  • New Directions for Community Colleges (LSC-Tomball)
    (Wiley Online Library) Expert guidance for administrators and leaders in open-door educational institutions. If you have a LSCS barcode number from another campus, browse or search issues from 1997 to date in Academic Search Complete or the Professional Development Collection; full-text for articles within the current year may be requested through interlibrary loan.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
    (EBSCO) "Indexes 600+ periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings on classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more" from the mid-1960s to the present. Contains some full text.

Test Preparation & College Success Skillsselect to expand list

  • Learning Express Library 3.0
    (Learning Express/EBSCO) Prepare for entrance and exit exams, review writing, grammar, and math skills, and learn study, research, and other college success skills. Ten centers focus on tests and skills for levels from elementary to adult; includes job & career information.
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  3. Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.

 

TexShare databases Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.