Databases for Education

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Academic and research resource for courses needing to locate children’s and young adult books and other media.
Provides full text access for more than 1,800 journals covering all levels of education, as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands more.
Index of scholarly works in the education fields; sources include journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books.
Index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books.

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Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals over a wide array of academic disciplines.
News, information, and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.
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Premium articles are available.
Provides indexing of many Congressional publications from 1789 to the present, including Hearings, Committee Prints, Research Reports, Legislative Histories, and more.
For North Carolina school officials and administrators, legal information pertinent to the management of schools and school systems.
Covers educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and more.
This curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries.
A comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and prepare for job searching.
Provides full text access to more than 250 reference sources, primarily encyclopedias.
Core scholarly journals (especially back issues), ebooks, and images from a range of disciplines, with full-text searching and DRM-free downloads.
A kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform with over 9,000 titles and 12,000 segments from producers like PBS and Reading Rainbow.
An eLearning platform that can help you prepare for success in school and the workplace. Includes practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, MAT, and Praxis tests.
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Users must create a personal account to fully access the resource.
Comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
Provides full text coverage for 730 national and international newspapers, 16 North Carolina newspapers, and TV and radio news transcripts.
Free, open textbooks for college courses
Contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines.
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offers articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites.
A portal to articles, primary sources, websites, and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study, and homework.
Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines, providing abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications.