Subject Guides

Education

Databases

Education Research Complete
Includes the Professional Development Collection and covers all areas of education. Indexes more than 2,400 journals, with more than 1,400 full text and also contains full text for numerous education-related conference papers. From EBSCO.

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Academic Search Premier
The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. Contains full text for more than 4,600 peer-reviewed publications, in nearly all academic areas of study.

Cabells Directory
The Cabells Directory is designed to help professors, graduate students and researchers publish their manuscripts.  There are multiple directories including one for Educational Curriculum and Methods.

Dissertations (WorldCat Dissertations via Summit)

Education Full Text (EBSCO)
Provides indexing/abstracting of over 500 education periodicals, with full text for over 200.

Educator's Reference Complete
This database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty -- such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. In addition, this database also focuses on issues in administration, funding and policy.

ERIC  (limited availability - information)
A guide to published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics, from 1966 to the present. Includes journal articles, conference papers, theses, curricula, etc. Now contains full-text ERIC documents.
ERIC ALERT
: There is currently limited availability of documents and journal articles.  To request unavailable ERIC material, please use interlibrary loan.

Google Scholar
Use this link to have Google Scholar recognize you as a George Fox user, and link you to our full text subscriptions. Google Scholar indexes a broad array of scholarly literature.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Full-text for more than 500 periodicals, 360 reference books, over 85,000 biographies, and more than 105,780 primary source documents.  Also includes the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.  This database provides lexile reading level indicators and is designed for high school libraries.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
From the Buros Institute, contains the most recent descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests. Covers more than 2,000 commercially-available educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence tests. Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations. Mental Measurements Yearbook is updated every six months to ensure timely access to new test information

Middle Search Plus
Designed to assist middle and junior high school students in learning how to research current events. Full-text for nearly 140 titles. Each article is assigned a Lexile number (a reading level indicator).

Primary Search
Abstracts and indexing for 90 popular elementary-school magazines, with over 70 full-text. Each article is assigned a Lexile number (a reading level indicator).  It also includes Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia and an Encyclopedia of Animals.

ProQuest Education Journals
Covers 550 periodical titles, with almost 400 full text.

Sage Publications:  Premium Collection
36 full-text education journals from 1917 to present.

Something About the Author
Provides comprehensive online access to all volumes of Gale's award-wining reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series.

Web resources

General

American Educational Research Association
Established in 1916 and concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results

Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
Provides links to Web resources related to ethnomusicology, folk music, and world music. Contents are arranged by type (organizations, bibliographies, etc.) and by geographic regions. Maintained by the University of WashingtonMusic Library.

Center for Teaching History with Technology
A resource created to help K-12 history and social studies teachers incorporate technology effectively into their courses.

Digest of Education Statistics
Statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.

Education Commission of the States
Education Commission of the states – Portal for state level education information

Educational Software Directory
A directory of educational software resources.

Educators Reference Desk
Site maintained by the Information Institute of Syracuse, includes 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses

Encyclopedia of Education Statistics
Brings together data from several NCES sources.

Regional Educational Labs
The Regional Educational Laboratory Program (REL) consists of a network of ten laboratories that serve the educational needs of a designated region by providing access to high quality scientifically valid education research through applied research and development projects, studies, and other related technical assistance activities

Librarians Index to the Internet: Education
A searchable, annotated subject directory.

Oregon Department of Education
This site provides reports, statistics, standards, access to the Oregon School Directory, and a variety of other resources related to Oregon education.

U.S. Dept. of Education Topics from A to Z
Provides a list of links to Dept. of Education and many other resources.

What Works Clearinghouse
Establishedin 2002 as a portal for educational best practices by Institute of Educational Sciences a division of the Department of Education

Children's Literature

Author and Illustrator Pages
This site compiled by Kay E Vandergrift lists more than six hundred links to author/illustrator sites.

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Web Site
This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

The Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents
Can be viewed in English or Spanish.

The Children's Literature Web Guide
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

The Cooperative Children's Book Center
The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) is a children's and young adult literature library located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Great Websites for Kids
Links to many "great sites," including children's book awards (Caldecott, Newbery, and Coretta Scott King, etc.). Great Websites for Kids is compiled by the Children and Technology Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

The Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library is the first public library of the Internet... [and is]"committed ... to serve the public by finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating quality information resources; and to develop and provide services for our community with an awareness of the different needs of young people."

School Collection of Children's Literature Resources
Illinois Library Gateway to "School Collection of Children's Literature Resources."

Dictionaries

Dictionary of education (electronic resource)

Greenwood dictionary of education

Historical dictionary of American education

OED (electronic resource)
Oxford English Dictionary is the definitive record of the Engish language.

Finding books

By subject search

Below are some links to various subject searches in the catalog. The subject search is a specific and helpful way to find materials about your area of interest. Explore these or try some of your own subject searches using the "Subject" tab in Foxtrax. For more information on "power searching" by subject, ask your reference librarian.

Ability Grouping In Education

Art In Education

Classical Education

Communication In Education

Critical Pedagogy

Discrimination In Education

Distance Education

Early Childhood Education

Education, Elementary

Education, Secondary

General Education

Inclusive Education

Instructional Systems

Internet In Education

Language And Education

Learning

Mainstreaming In Education

Mass Media And Education

Mass Media In Education

Middle School Education

Multicultural Education

Privatization In Education

Progressive Education

Schools

Special Education

Students

Teachers

Telecommunication in education

Women in education

By call number

If you want to browse for books in the library, use the call numbers below to find the subject areas that are of interest to you. You can use them to browse the reference section or the main stacks. The Library of Congress website may have a more detailed outline of call numbers for your subject area.

L Education (General)
LA History of education
LB Theory and practice of education
LC Special aspects of education
LD Individual institution - United States
LE Individual institutions - America (except United States)
LF Individual institutions - Europe
LG Individual institutions Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean islands, Australia,
LH College and school magazines and papers
LJ Student fraternities and societies, United States
LT Textbooks

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