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Education Databases

Title & Link Description
Ben’s Guide to U. S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. The resources will teach how the U.S. government works and the use of the primary sources materials of GPO Access. The site is provided by the Government Printing Office.
Chronicle of Higher Education Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
Education Full Text Indexes and abstracts articles from English-language periodicals, and also provides indexing of English-language books relating to education published in 1995 or later. Full-Text coverage starts in January 1996 for many titles. Subjects covered include Adult Education, Arts, Athletics, Competency-based Education, Continuing Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Language Arts, Library Science, Literacy Standards, Preschool Educatioh, Science and Mathematics, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, and others.
Educator’s Reference Complete Contains more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator — from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC.
ERIC Links to the US Department of Education's web page for abstracts from indexes with journals in education and resources in education.
JSTOR A unique database archiving scholarly journals; some titles are available from the 1800s.
Kids InfoBits provides beginning research for Kindergarten through Grade 5. Features the search method of moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Professional Collection (InfoTrac) A custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators.
ProQuest (Select Education and Children's databases); many full-text articles from 1972 forward. As a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers, it provides a core list of periodicals plus supplemental subject-specific modules. Subject modules include: Children Multicultural, Education Psychology, and many others.

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