Libraries of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College

 
           

Databases by Subject | Education

Awesome Stories

  • AwesomeStories is a gathering place of primary-source information. Its purpose is to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites. Its features include 15,000 images plus documents, narrations, video/audio clips and organized slide shows.

Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983

  • Indexes more than 800 periodicals and yearbooks, and cites approximately 850,000 articles, including book reviews. Subject coverage includes adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.

    EBSCOhost

Education Source

  • The collection provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

    EBSCOhost

ERIC

  • ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and research. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Content includes journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books dating back to 1966.

    EBSCOhost

ERIC (ed.gov)

  • Bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text.

    (U.S. Department of Education)

Lexile Framework for Reading

  • Enter your Lexile measure, select your interests, and find books you'd like to read.

Making of America (University of Michigan)

  • Making of America (MoA) is a free, digital library of approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles featuring primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction, particularly in the areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. (MoA is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.)

Mental Measurements Yearbook

  • Full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Information is from Yearbooks 9-17. Yearbooks 1-8 are in the Reference Collection. (REF BF 431 .B932)

    Ovid

Primary Search

  • Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

    EBSCOhost

Quantile Framework for Mathematics

  • The Quantile Framework for Mathematics is a scientific approach to measurement that locates a student’s ability to think “mathematically” in a taxonomy of math skills, concepts, and applications.

Searchasaurus

  • Searchasaurus is a colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

  • Comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo.  Full-text coverage dating back to 1985.

    EBSCOhost