Journal Articles in Education

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Professional Development Collection - Full Text Available

Specialized collection of high-quality, full-text education journals. Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of high-quality, full-text education journals and educational reports.
Vendor name: Ebsco
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula
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Scholarly and popular journal articles, book chapters, and reports from the field of education. Use ERIC to search abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, and reports from the field of education. Subject indexing allows you to zero in on all the articles relevant to your topic. ERIC digests offer overviews of significant scholarship on a topic.
Alternate name: Educational Resource Information Center
Vendor name: Ebsco
Update frequency: monthly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula
More info: The Get Text button links to the full text of journal articles that are available online; when an article is not available online, use the link to search the UNLV Library Catalog to discover if there is a print copy. ERIC may also be searched via the FirstSearch interface. RefWorks instructions

Education Full Text - Full Text Available

Full text journal articles in education published after 1996. Education Full Text indexes, abstracts and supplies the full text of articles from education-related English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. English-language books relating to education published in 1996 or later are also indexed. Abstracts are available for items published 1994-1996. Subjects include: Adult Education, Arts, Athletics, Comparative Education, Competency-based Education, Computers in Education, Continuing Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Government Funding, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Library Science, Literacy Standards, Multicultural/Ethnic Education, Parent-Teacher Relations, Prayer in Public Schools, Preschool Education, Religious Education, School Administration, Science and Mathematics, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Counseling, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Vendor name: H. W. Wilson
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula

Education: A Sage Collection - Full Text Available

dates of coverage vary.
Journal articles in education published in 26 Sage journals. Education: A Sage Collection includes the full text of 26 peer-reviewed journals published by Sage and participating societies distinguished by up to 36 years of backfiles, and encompasses over 7,000 articles. It covers such subject areas as: Adult and Continuing Education, Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Elementary and Primary Education, High School and Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Education, Leadership, Measurement and Testing, Multicultural Education and Diversity, Professional Development, Teaching and Instruction, Teaching Methods.
Alternate name: CSA Illumina
Vendor name: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Update frequency: weekly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula


Educational animated movies supporting K-12 curricula. BrainPOP is an educational program that provides K-12 curriculum-based content spanning seven main subjects including: science, math, English, social studies, health, arts and music, and technology. BrainPOP features more than 600 animated movies. Each movie is supported by activities such as a quiz, comic strip, experiment and other printable worksheets and tied to national subject curriculum standards.
Vendor name: BrainPOP
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula

Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Current and historical literature related to growth and development of children. Child Development & Adolescent Studies provides citations to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews, abstracts from hundreds of journals, technical reports, books, book chapters, and theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed. Use this resource to search all issues of Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography.
Vendor name: Ebsco
Update frequency: annual
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula
More info: Search tips Online version of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography, 1928-2001 available in LASR. Search tips. RefWorks instructions

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database - Full Text Available

Reviews of children's books and additional juvenile literature information. Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is a research and reference service including reviews of children's books from review sources (all full text searchable), book jacket images, links to web pages featuring individual authors and illustrators, and information provided by various Reading Measurement Programs such as Accelerated Reader, Degrees of Reading Power, Lexile and Reading Counts.
Vendor name: CLCD
Update frequency: monthly
Scope: Children's and Young Adult Literature
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula
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Discovering Collection - Full Text Available

Limited to 3 simultaneous users. Reference works, primary sources, creative works and multimedia based on national K-12 curriculum standards.Discovering Collection provides access to content based on national curriculum standards covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, and social studies. The database provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia.
Vendor name: Thomson Gale
Scope: K-12
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula
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EdITLib Digital Library for Information Technology and Education - Full Text Available

Educational technology and e-learning journal articles and proceedings papers. Complete contents of 10 peer-reviewed and published international journals and proceedings papers from Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) conferences. This collection includes the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of educational technology and e-learning.
Alternate name: AACE Digital Library
Vendor name: Association for Advancement of Computing in Education
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula; Zald, Anne
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Kraus Curriculum Development Library - Full Text Available

Cumulative index and full text for 20th edition forward. Searchable database of complete curriculum documents. KCDLonline is a searchable database of curriculum documents that have been developed by experienced curriculum specialists from school systems throughout the English-speaking world. The content covers all disciplines and subjects found in PreK-12 education and Adult Basic Education.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: McMillen, Paula
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Learning Express Library - Full Text Available

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Practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, CBEST, Praxis I, TOEFL and a number of other standardized job and career tests. LearningExpress Library is a full text test preparation and academic skills building database that includes practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, CBEST, Praxis I, TOEFL and a number of other standardized job and career tests. Skills building components include Elements of Business Writing, Job & Career Success Skills (resume writing, interviewing tips), and math, reading, and writing skills. You will be asked to create your own free account and choose your own user name and password. This creates a space for you on the LearningExpress server so you can save tests and exercises and come back to them.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
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UNLV Libraries Media Subject Guides

Browse DVDs available by subject area.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Ipri, Tom

UNLV Library Catalog

Find out which books, encyclopedias, periodicals, audiovisual items, maps and government documents are available from UNLV Libraries by searching the library catalog. Includes links to books available online.The LOCATION and CALL NUMBER information helps you physically locate each item in the library.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Del Bosque, Darcy
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Use WorldCat to search the holdings of academic, public and special libraries around the world. This union catalog contains records of books and other items in libraries worldwide. Items owned by UNLV Libraries are indicated; UNLV students, faculty and staff may request books via Document Delivery Services.
Vendor name: OCLC FirstSearch
Update frequency: Updated daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information; Heaton, Shelley