Students in Education Courses are expected to:
- Identify essential information sources within their discipline, including journals, reference works, websites, and works by seminal authors/scholars.
- Use both lay and professional terminology within their discipline to formulate keyword searches
- Utilize advanced database search functions to access relevant information from essential sources
- Identify subject-specific databases and search engines relevant to their topic
- Use all AVAILABLE resources to locate resources on a given topic
- Obtain materials, if necessary, from other libraries using Interlibrary Loan services or by physically visiting other libraries
Professional Development Collection Provides citations and access to full-text articles in more than 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles, and more than 200 educational reports. In addition to full-text, citations and abstracts are provided for more than 900 journals.
Educator's Reference Contains selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many reference sources. This database focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.