Homework Help

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General Homework Helpers


E-Journals and Newspapers


Style Sheet Resources


Archives


Biography


General Dictionaries


Almanacs


Encyclopedias


Thesauri


Quotations


Phonebooks, Email Directories, and Zipcodes


Email Discussion Groups (E-conferences)


College and University Homepages


Library Online Catalogs and Web Pages


English Grammar


Odds and Ends


Full-text databases include the text of the article

Index/Abstracts databases indicate where you can locate the text of a journal article, book chapter or other material. These databases do not include the full-text of an article.


Curriculum and Instruction:

ERIC focuses on educational resources and research. Over 900,000 citations divided approximately in half between journal literature and references to conference papers, official reports, theses, etc. Coverage is 1966 to the present. ERIC is on FirstSearch and on OVID.

PsycInfo, compiled by the American Psychological Association, contains indexes, journal articles, chapters in books and entire books on psychology and related fields. Covering 1,300 journals in 27 languages, it also provides abstracts. Coverage is 1974 to the present. PsycInfo is on OVID.

Sociological Abstracts contains indexes and abstracts from articles about sociology and related disciplines in 2,000 journals in 30 languages. Doctoral dissertations are also included. Coverage is 1974 to the present.
Sociology Abstracts is on FirstSearch.

 


K-12 Schools and the Internet


Curriculum Resources

 


Art


Math and Science Sites


Social Studies


Educational Psychology


General

Organizations


Research Centers


Testing


Education


Regional Associations


 

Leadership and Educational Policy


For this subject field, researchers should consult the following electronic resources:

ERIC focuses on educational resources and research. Over 900,000 citations divided approximately in half between journal literature and references to conference papers, official reports, theses, etc. Coverage is 1966 to the present. ERIC is on FirstSearch and on OVID.

ABI/Inform is the premier index for business and management periodical literature. Over 800,000 citations dating back to 1971. A high percentage of recent citations are available in full-text. ABI/Inform in on FirstSearch

PsycInfo, compiled by the American Psychological Association, contains indexes, journal articles, chapters in books, and entire books on psychology and related fields. Covering 1,300 journals in 27 languages, it also provides abstracts. Coverage is 1974 to the present. PsycInfo is on OVID.

Sociological Abstracts contains indexes and abstracts from articles about sociology and related disciplines in 2,000 journals in 30 languages. Doctoral dissertations are also included. Coverage is 1974 to the present. Sociology Abstracts is on FirstSearch.


Web Resources

This aspect within the field of education may be found as a topic of research under virtually all types of schools, areas of study and levels of instruction. Researchers are urged to supplement the information listed below through general scans of Web sites via generic search engines such as HotBot, Yahoo, and Altavista or by going to Northern Illinois University's College of Education.


Organizations

Research Institutes


Journals


Government Agencies


Special Education


For this field, researchers should consult the following electronic resources:

Family Studies Database is the only electronic resource with a specific focus on internationally comprehensive, systematic and non-evaluative coverage of the research, policy and practice literature from all social sciences which deal with the family unit. All records contained in the discontinued Inventory of Marriage and Family Literature (plus abstracts never published) are included in the 135,000 listings of books and selections from over 800 journals. A separate listing of major related topics and notations of the number of illustrations and references is provided as part of each entry.

CINAHL also known as Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health. This database contains citations and abstracts with some full-text. Provides citations to new books and pamphlets, audiovisual materials, dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of professional practice and educational software. Material from librarianship, biomedicine, management, health sciences, education and consumer health journals are also included. CINAHL is on OVID

ERIC focuses on educational resources and research. Over 900,000 citations divided approximately in half between journal literature and references to conference papers, official reports, theses, etc. Coverage is 1966 to the present. ERIC is on FirstSearch and on OVID.

MedLine is an immense database produced by the National Library of Medicine. International coverage of more than 3,500 journals covering all areas of biomedical research. Coverage is 1965 to the present. Medline is on FirstSearch

PsycInfo, compiles by the American Psychological Association, contains indexes, journal articles, chapters in books, and entire books on psychology and related fields. Covering 1,300 journals in 27 different languages, it also provides abstracts. Coverage is 1974 to the present. PsycInfo is on OVID

Sociological Abstracts contains indexes and abstracts from articles about sociology and related disciplines in 2,000 journals in 30 languages. Doctoral dissertations are also included. Coverage is 1974 to the present. Sociology Abstracts is on FirstSearch.


Web Resources

General

Journals


Organizations


Resource Centers


Researchers are encourged to search Northern Illinois University's Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education.


 


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