Teaching And Learning

ABI/INFORM Dateline

(ProQuest) - Find local and regional business news coverage of large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news. Provides access to business information not typically found in national news sources. Contains news and analysis, information on local markets, and more gathered from major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and city, state, and regional business publications.

Academic OneFile

(InfoTrac) - A good general source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Updated daily.

Educator's Reference Complete

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Educators Desk Reference

(Open Access) - is maintained by the Educational Resources Information Center, a part of the Information Institute of Syracuse at Syracuse University. The site includes most of the information formerly included in AskERIC, including a database of over 2000 lesson plans for grades K-12 and high education.

ERIC

(EBSCO) - offers access to many full-text journal articles as well as full-text ERIC documents available on Department of Education web site. Students and faculty wishing to conduct advanced searches will likely find this version easier to use than the open access version. Users also have access to some full-text journal articles not available through the Department of Education.

ERIC

(Open Access) - is a "free" web-based version of ERIC sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. It contains nearly 1.1 million citations to ERIC documents (ED references) and journal articles (EJ references). ERIC also provides users with access to an increasing number of full-text documents. ERIC includes material from 1966 to the present.

Expanded Academic ASAP

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - This database provides citations and full-text access to journals in fields such as astronomy, religion, law, history, psychology, literature, art, sociology, general science, and communications, as well as covering current events.

InfoTrac Searchbank databases

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - Health, business, reference, academic and general interest indexes and FULL-TEXT articles.

JSTOR

A full-text online collection of core scholarly journals from their first issues (some date back to the 1800's) to between two and five years prior to the present. Subject coverage includes arts & sciences, education, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, anthropology, Asian studies, economics, population studies, sociology and botany and ecology. The journals can be browsed by journal issue or searchedby keywords, topics, titles, authors and dates. The journals included in JSTOR are also listed in and linked from the Journals, Magazines & Newspapers in Our Library.

LISTA

(EBSCO) - (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) - indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Mental Measurements Yearbook

(EBSCO) - From the Buros Institute, contains descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from all of the the Buros Institute's Yearbooks (1935-present). The database covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech & hearing, and sensory motor. Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations. (Updated every six months)

Philosopher's Index

(EBSCO) - is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Index features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. Philosopher's Index contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.

Project MUSE

A full-text collection of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences. UMass Dartmouth subscribes to the standard collection, which grants our students and faculty access to most, but not all, Project Muse titles. You can limit your search to the standard collection titles by selecting the check box for "Only content I have full access to," which is located under "Additional Search Options."

ProQuest Central

(ProQuest) - "A multidisciplinary database with over 12,665 titles, with over 9,745 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more".

ProQuest Education Journals

(ProQuest) - seaches full-text journals in education and related fields.

ProQuest Psychology Journals

(ProQuest) - "Complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals".

ProQuest Research Library

(ProQuest) - "Covers a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests".

PsycINFO

(EBSCO) - PsycINFO contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in the field of psychology. Journal coverage spans 1887 to present, including international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 35 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year. Also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Incorporates searchable full text articles from 43 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 8 from allied organizations. Contains from each of the 51 journals: journal articles, letters to the editor and errata. PsycArticles

Teacher Reference Center

(EBSCO) - provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines. Provides coverage on key educational topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science and math standards and more.