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

ERIC

  • ERIC provides access to journals included in Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) and the Resources in Education index.

    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)

    OvidSP

Middle and Junior High Core Collection

  • This Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents (grades 5 through 9), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

    EBSCOhost

Primary Search

  • Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full text for popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

    EBSCOhost

ProQuest Education Journals

  • The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

    ProQuest

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. Of those, 393 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature.

    EBSCOhost

TOPICsearch

  • Covers social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Contains full text from diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's periodicals collection, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, government information and EBSCO's Current Issues database.

    EBSCOhost