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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) & EDRS (Educational Document Reproduction Servce). Contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education-related journals. Access is provided to the Base (1996 to present) and Backfile (1993 to 1995) interfaces. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=eric

ERIC. Journal articles and reports on education topics. 2000 titles. 1966 to present. Adult, career, and vocational ed., assessment and evaluation, disabilities and gifted ed., ed. management, elementary and early childhood ed., higher ed., information and technology, language and linguistics, reading and communication, teacher and teacher education, urban education, and more. FirstSearch/Texshare. http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=ERIC;FSIP

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)   Subjects covered: conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.   http://www.eric.ed.gov

JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I The Arts & Sciences I Collection includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. JSTOR's first collection includes core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology in other key fields as the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.  http://www.jstor.org/search/

MAS Ultra - School Edition. Provides full text for over 550 popular general interest and current events publications and nearly 550 full text pamphlets, 350 full text reference books, nearly 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an image collection of 235,186 photos, maps, and flags. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=ulh

Mental Measurements Yearbook. Buros Institute. 2,000 Tests. Contains fulltext information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=loh

MLA Directory of Periodicals. Offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices, and submission guidelines.  Entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, frequency of publication, description of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines.  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=kah

MLA International Bibliography. A bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers.  MLAIB includes journal abbreviations and acronyms for 3,500 titles, with full journal names standardized and ISSNs attached.  MLAIB contains nearly 11,000 subject names and terms.  Subjects consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, and historical aspects of printing and publishing.  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=mzh

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is the premier full-text resource covering today's hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information that's needed to fully understand an issue: more than 9,100 pro and con viewpoint articles, 5000 topic overviews, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, 300 primary source documents, 775 court-case overviews, 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs, 2,300 links to reviewed & subject-indexed Web sites, and thousands of Podcasts, including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs. http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/lln_accl?db=OVRC

Primary Search. Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indication (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.  PS offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=prh

Professional Development Collection.  For professional educators; a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Comprehensive and valuable collection of full text education journals in the world. Full text(native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color), indexing and abstracts for more than 700 journals. Full text as far back as 1965. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=tfh

Teacher Reference Center     provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular educator and administrator journals and magazines to assist educators and administrators.http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=trh

 

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Subject Research Guides. Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, video collection, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area. http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject

Blue Web'n. A library of blue ribbon learning sites on the Web. Categorized by subject area, audience, and type (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools). http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

Curriculum Resources. A collection of teachers' curricula created between 1978-1997 on a wide range of subjects including various aspects of literature, student diversity, music, environmental science, law, film, science, race and ethnicity, political science, folklore, art and architecture, theater, history, adolescents and their health, technology, the sixties, etc. http://www.cis.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/
Education Index. An annotated directory of reviewed education-related sites on the Web, sorted by subject and lifestage. Lifestage categories are: prenatal and infant; preschool, primary, middle, secondary, college, distance learning, graduate, continuing, parenting, and careers. Currently more than 3,000 sites in 66 categories. http://www.educationindex.com/
Education Place. This site brings K-8 materials online; access centers for Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, & projects; games for kids, project materials for teachers, annotated resource links for parents, and more. Activity Search lets you find curriculum materials by topic and grade level. http://www.eduplace.com/

Education Week Online. Online newsletter reports on trends and developments in K-12 education. Find news and features on national and state reform.  http://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html

Education World´┐Ż. Helping You Make A Difference. Stories, Administration, Books in Education, Curriculum, Diversity in Education, Lesson Planning, School Issues, Special Themes. http://www.education-world.com/

L'Encylopedie Decouverte.  Offers French-speaking readers access to thousands of encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and maps as part of the World Book Web.  Encyclopedie Decouverte is written for younger readers that are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language. The new site provides a visually dynamic and friendly interface, engaging students in the learning process and making it easy for students to quickly find the information they are seeking. Intuitive search and retrieval functionality makes searching fast and efficient.  Additionally, Encyclopedie Decouverte's visual dictionary contains thousands of images with more than 12,000 descriptive labels, another tool for visual learners. The visual dictionary is available in both French and English, and educators will have the option to disable the English links as students progress.  http://www.worldbookonline.com/decouverte/home

ERIC Web Site.   This version of ERIC has free full-text non-journal ERIC resources (ED resources) during 1993 - July 2004.  In December, ERIC will add new bibliographic records and full-text journal and non-journal resources published in 2004.  Newly indexed materials that are not available free-of-charge will be made accessible through database links.  http://www.eric.ed.gov/

Full Text Electronic Journals in Education. American Educational Research Association. 60 Journals in Full Text.   http://www.ergobservatory.info/ejdirectory.html

The Gateway to Educational Materials. (GEM). Database connecting to Internet lesson plans, curriculum units and other education resources. Conduct full-text, subject, keyword, or title searches, then select desired grade or education level and submit the search. Retrieved records will link directly to the Internet resources they describe. http://www.thegateway.org/

The Lesson Plans Page. Over 1,000 Free Lesson Plans. Math, Social Studies, Art, Language, Music, PE, Reading, Writing, Geography, Science. http://www.lessonplanspage.com

School Psychology Resources Online. Students' physical and mental health. Topics include anxiety disorders, autism, deafness, eating disorders, learning disabilities, mental retardation, substance abuse, and much more. Links also lead to sites dealing with adolescence, law and education, mental health, peer resources, violence, and special education. http://www.schoolpsychology.net/

SearchEdu.com. Searches for sites which provide educational information. "Over 20 million university and education pages indexed and ranked in order of popularity." http://www.searchedu.com/

Secondary School Educators Homepage. Your secondary school educational gateway. Find lesson plans, share teaching techniques, discuss reform issues, find out about learning strategies, etc. http://712educators.about.com/

Teacherjobs.com. http://www.teacherjobs.com/

Teachers.Net Gazette. Monthly Magazine. http://teachers.net/gazette/

Teachers.Net Lesson Exchange. Games That Teach. Elementary, Games. Over 1500 lesson plans. http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/165.html

Turner Learning: The Educational Divison of Turner Broadcasting.  On Air, Online and Hands On! CNN Student News provides you with a 30-minute broadcast program, a powerful Web site, and curriculum materials integrated into the stories designed to spark interest and awareness in students and teachers.  http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

U.S. Department of Education. http://www.ed.gov/

WebGate -- Wyoming Education Gateway. An internet-based collection of tools and content that provides information, products and services to improve K-12 student achievement. http://www.wyoming.edgate.com/

World Book Discover is designed specifically to meet the needs of students who read below the level of their peers. This latest addition to the World Book Web provides content, tools, and features to help bridge the achievement gap and support differentiated instruction. This encyclopedia is ideal for younger students and visual learners of all ages who need a highly illustrated resource to help draw and hold their interest. The more than 2,100 articles in this introductory reference source are enriched by more than 3,300 illustrations, diagrams, and graphs. The Student Discovery Encyclopedia introduces many features of adult reference works including cross-references, guide words, pronunciation guides, and an index. This set helps learners develop research skills and promotes the use of reference works. This set also serves as a reliable resource in adult education and ESL programs.  http://www.worldbookonline.com/wbdiscover/home

World Book Kids.  An online environment for younger students that blend creativity and wonder in learning. World Book Kids contains contents from World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia. It presents a learning environment that uses simple navigation, easy-to-read content, bright colors, and highly graphical presentations, including thousands of colorful illustrations and diagrams supporting the articles.  K-Grade 4 is the level expected.  http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Home

World Book Online Reference Center combines access to the many kinds of databases available to all grade levels. It includes tab links to atlases, a dictionary, the encyclopedia, World Book's Educators' Tools page provides a range of resources, including correlations from World Book content to states curriculum correlations, links to lesson plans, and professional education links. Explore Louisiana tab leads to articles and resources related to Louisiana. This center is excellent resource for teachers of K-12. It includes selected media, books to read, study skills and magazine articles for students on all subjects.  http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Home

World Book Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia.  The Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia is organized so that the student can find information quickly and easily. Click on the first letter of the article title to find the article. World Book's Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia Features: more than 2,500 full-color illustrations, 2,000 entries, hands-on activities, maps on a single page (making them easier to trace or copy), letters not split between volumes, volumes open flat with wide margins, a single volume index, a teaching tool as well as a reference collection.  http://www.worldbookonline.com/eeh/Home