Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
Academic Search Complete is the world’s most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
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ProQuest Culture Grams – Provinces (ProQuest) (for k-12 students)
ProQuest Culture Grams – States (ProQuest) (for k-12 students)
ProQuest Culture Grams – World (ProQuest) (for k-12 students)
Provides in-depth information on over 200 countries around the world, and including maps, statistics, photo galleries, recipes, and more. World editions.
elibrary Curriculum Edition (ProQuest Central) (for k-12 students)
eLibrary® Curriculum Edition—the ultimate easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all sizes.
Education Research Complete covers the areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. This database also includes full text for books, monographs and numerous education-related conference papers.
Education Database (ProQuest Central)
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elibrary Elementary (ProQuest) (for k-12 students)
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elibrary Science (ProQuest) (for k-12 students)
Interactives in eLibrary Science help illustrate complex math and science concepts visually, with manipulatives, simulations and video.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
ERIC (U.S. Department of Education)
ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
Films on Demand Films on Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it easier than ever to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Films Media Group into your content management systems, online lesson plans, distance learning courseware, or electronic card catalog system. Most titles are available for individual lease or purchase, or you can buy access to large curriculum-focused collections on a subscription basis.
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MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOHost) (for k-12 students)
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MAS Ultra – School Edition (EBSCOHost) (for k-12 students)
This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 700 popular, high school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 84,074 biographies and 86,135 primary source documents, an Image collection of 188,323 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Novelist K-8 (EBSCOHost)
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Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, space exploration and more.
This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
This database provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers.
Student Research Center (6-12) (Curriculum standards from individual states can be found by clicking Teacher Resources)
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCOHost)
Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals. Topics covered include Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Literacy Standards, Pedagogical Research, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Science & Mathematics, School Administration, and more.
TOPICSearch (EBSCOHost) (for k-12 students)
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This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator–from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty–such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.
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**ProQuest databases are currently being provided to Arkansas Public Schools via Arkansas State Library.
Contains information on agriculture, Arts & Leisure, Business, Education, Geography, History, Health & Medicine, Language, Mythology, Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, Science, Technology, & more.
EBSCO eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)
Covering a variety of subjects such as Education, Technology, Science, Literature and Humanities as well as a comprehensive range of audience levels from basic introductory level texts to high level research materials.
eBook Education Collection (EBSCOHost Subscription)
Titles in eBook Education Collection range from introductory texts for undergraduate coursework to more complex and detailed works for advanced students and scholars. The subscription collection also includes support materials for student teachers and professionals working in K-12 and higher education classrooms, covering topics from curriculum building to student behavior and dynamics.
Contains references and monographs covering education, literature, science, history, science and technology and more.
World Book eBook Collection (25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book title)
World Book eBooks supports a span of curriculum areas and reading levels with one-of-a-kind features, including interactive features as games, videos, and audio clips to enhance learning. Any number of library patrons can enjoy World Book eBooks at any time–– with no holds or waiting.
Selected Journals (located in Databases and/or Periodical Collection – 2nd floor):
Instructor – Education Research Complete and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy – Education Research Complete and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Journal of Research in Childhood Education – Education Research Complete and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Mailbox: Preschool – Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Mailbox: Grade 2-3 – Education Research Complete and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Principal – Education Research Complete and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Reading Research Quarterly – Education Research Complete (12 month delay) and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Reading Teacher – Education Research Complete and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Teacher’s Helper: Kindergarten – Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Teacher’s Helper: Grade 1 – Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Teacher’s Helper: Grade 2-3 – Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Teacher’s Helper: Intermediate – Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Theory into Practice –Education Research Complete (18 month delay) and Periodicals Collection – 2nd floor
Selected Print Reference Books (Located in the Reference Collection – 2nd floor):
Digest of Education Statistics REF L 112 .A35
Condition of Education REF L 112 .A641
Philosophy of Education REF LB 17 .P485 1996
Learning Theories REF LB 15 .L4695 2002
Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia REF LB 1139.23 E272 2007
Deskbook Encyclopedia of American School Law REF LB 2514 .D47 2012
Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies REF LB 2806.15 .E48 2010
Encyclopedia of Special Education REF LC 4007 .E53 2007
Children’s Core Collection (plus supplements) REF Z 1037 .C5443 2010
Middle and Junior High Core Collection (plus supplements) REF Z 1037 .J854 2009
Senior High Core Collection (plus supplements) REF Z 1037 .S435 2011
Arkansas Department of Education www.arkansased.org
U.S. Department of Education Common Core www.corestandards.org
Association for Middle Level Education www.amle.org
Center for Measuring University Performance http://mup.asu.edu
International Reading Association www.reading.org
National Association of Teachers of English www.ncte.org
National Association of Teachers of Math www.nctm.org
National Science Teachers Association www.nsta.org
Education books that are available for checkout are located in the L section on the 3rd floor. The Children’s Collection is located on the 1st floor and is also available for check out.
A variety PRAXIS study guides are available for checkout from Magale’s Reserves Collection. Magale also has electronic PRAXIS study material available in its eBook Education Collection (EBSCOHost Subscription).
These resources are provided to public libraries, namely public school libraries, of Arkansas. Traveler Resources include research databases with electronic journals, newspapers, and magazines as well as electronic books.