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Essential Research Tools


Education Source

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. 

1929-current | Some full text | More info


ERIC

Education Resource Information Center provides access to large collection of education journals and documents. (from EBSCO
Use the OCLC FirstSearch interface | Use the ERIC government interface

1966-current | Some full text | More info


Educator’s Reference Complete

Provides more than a 1000 academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many reference sources for education students. Contains full text coverage of nearly half the titles indexed in ERIC.

1980-current | Full text 


Gale Cengage Databases

Gale’s collection of databases. Provides many resources for teachers including the Professional Collection, Educator’s Reference Complete, databases for K-12 libraries, and a Spanish-language database (Informe).

Some full text


Gale Virtual Reference Library-Twin Cities Library’s Collection

Includes access to Business Plans Handbook (volumes 11 and 12), Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology, and Market Share Reporter.

Full text e-Books


Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

From the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. (From EBSCO)

Coverage from Volume 9-current | Full text 


Professional Collection

For education students, provides access some 400 full-text journals for educators. (from Gale Cengage)

Full text


Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles as well as more than 200 educational reports. Includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, and Theory Into Practice. (from EBSCO)

Some full text | More info


 
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Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database. Over 1,000 journals cover the field of education. (from EBSCO)

1975–current | Some full text 


Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources. Just click on “Find Full Text @SMU.” See also the Google Scholar Blog for citation metrics.

Some full text, some pay for view


JSTOR

Provides multi-disciplinary access to scholarly journals and books. Our collection (Arts & Sciences 1-IV and VII) is available in full text. Check “Include links to external content” if you want more search results, some of which may need to be requested from other libraries (Interlibrary Loan).

1800s-current | Some full text


Newspapers/NewsStand

Access to over 500 national and international newspapers. Includes full text for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. (from ProQuest)

Some full text


Sage Journals

Access to high-quality, scholarly journals in the areas of Religious Studies, Communication Studies, Education, Management & Organization Studies, Physical & Life Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, Political Science, Criminology, Sociology, Urban Studies & Planning, and Psychology.

1847–current | Some full text


WorldCat

 From OCLC, the largest, most comprehensive catalog of books and other materials, with records from over 55,000 libraries worldwide. Materials found in WorldCat may be borrowed through our interlibrary loan program. (From OCLC FirstSearch)

Catalog records


 
 
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