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|Education Research Complete||info||some||some|
|Education Research Complete is the most comprehensive resource for education research. Find articles (including full text and scholarly articles), books, and conference papers in all areas of education. Includes information about books and articles written in the last 100 years.|
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, and books.
|Education Abstracts and Retrospective||info||some||some|
Education Abstracts provides access to a vast range of historical education magazines, peer-reviewed journals, and yearbooks. Articles and information about articles written between 1929 and 1983 are found in this database, as well as articles written since 1995.
|ProQuest Education Journals||info||some||most|
Covers the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics. Includes 640 full text journals. Coverage is from 1991 to the present.
PsycINFO, produced by the American Psychological Association, provides access to journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, reports, and other documents from all over the world in both English and foreign languages in the field of psychology and related disciplines such as education, criminology, psychiatry, social work, medicine, and law, back to 1887.
|Child Care and Early Education Research Connections||info||some||none|
|Child Care and Early Education Research Connections (often referred to as Research Connections) provides access to over 11,000 resources in the field of early child care and early education. A "comprehensive and unbiased collection” that “includes scholarly research, policy briefs, government reports, data, and instruments from a wide range of disciplines and sources, including multiple federal agencies."|
|Educational Testing Services develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually, including the Tests in Microfiche (TIM) held by GVSU on the 4th floor of Zumberge Library, Allendale. TIM includes research and unpublished instruments.|
|Learning Express Library||info||n/a||n/a|
|Learning Express Library provides practice tests for many standard tests from 4th grade level through graduate school tests including the GRE and the MCAT, occupational tests for civil service, law enforcement, teacher certification, etc. Registration (free) is required to take practice tests. Learning Express Library will "provide immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results."|
|Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print||info||n/a||all|
Contains full-text information about and reviews of over 2,000 commercially available English-language tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. All entries contain descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s) written by leading content area experts." Coverage is from 1985 (Volume 9) to the present.
|JSTOR provides the searchable full text of the backfiles (at least 3 years old) of many of the core research and academic society published journals in almost all subject areas, but its emphasis is in the humanities and social sciences. The majority of JSTOR’s content is academic and peer-reviewed.|
|Physical Education Index||info||some||none|
Subjects covered include: coaching and training, dance, fitness tests, health education, kinesiology, motor learning, physical education curricula, physical therapy, recreation, sports equipment, sports law, sports medicine, and sport sociology/psychology. Although not a full-text database, the Get it a GVSU button links smoothly to other databases when full text is available. Coverage ranges from 1970 to present and includes peer-reviewed journals, popular and trade magazines, reports, and conference proceedings.
|Teaching Books Net||info||n/a||n/a|
|TeachingBooks provides links to author and illustrator web sites, in-studio movies, audio excerpts of book readings, lesson plans, and guides to titles on children's and young adult literature.|
|Find articles, books, and reference materials in all areas of science, technology and medicine. 1823-present.|
|Education in Video||info||n/a||n/a|
|Education in Video is an online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. This growing collection of videos will eventually contain more than 1,000 video titles totaling 750 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.|
|Cabell's Directories (Business, Educational, and Computer Science)||info||n/a||all|
Provides current information on the addresses, phone, e-mail and websites for a large number of journals in order to help you publish your manuscripts. Each Directory includes extensive information on the style and format of most journals; and if a journal has its own set of manuscript guidelines, a copy of these guidelines is also included. The index in each Directory helps you match the characteristics of your manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes, information about the review process, acceptance rate, the charge to review or publish the manuscript, copies required and manuscript topics.
|"Ulrich's Periodicals Directory is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription." It provides reviews from Magazines for Libraries and Library Journal; search and browse indexes, such as language and frequency; links to related serials for alternate titles and alternate media formats; tens of thousands of URLs and e-mail addresses for links to journals and publishers; access to serials information beyond the title level, with links to tables of contents, article abstracts, journal full-text, and document delivery; the ability to create annotated lists of periodicals; and the ability to print, e-mail, or download up to 200 full records per session in either ASCII text or ASCII-delimited formats. Ulrich's online is updated weekly.|