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Literacy Development Journals
Recommended Databases for Early Literacy
The following databases are useful for researching Reading Education:
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window Indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. This collection offers full text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Education Database This link opens in a new window Education Database gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. 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. Coverage: 1988 current.
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC through EBSCO) This link opens in a new window Provides full-text for more than 500 journals indexed in ERIC and more than 2,200 digests from RIE, along with references for additional information, citations, and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education related journals.
Education Source This link opens in a new window A collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window JSTOR is a shared digital library created in 1995 to help university and college libraries to free space on their shelves, save costs, and provide greater levels of access to more content than ever before.
Primary Search This link opens in a new window Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text backfiles go as far back as 1990, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1985.
ProQuest Central This link opens in a new window Serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
Teacher Reference Center This link opens in a new window It provides indexing and abstracts of more than 270 of the most popular teacher & administrator journals & magazines to assist professional educators. Journals cover topics such as: assessment, best practices, curriculum development, teacher education, instructional media, and current pedagogical research.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window Access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching. Indexes included are: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Researching Literacy Instruction
Emergent Literacy ERC Items
, Educational Leadership
, Elementary Education
, Language and Literature
, Psychology and Counseling
, Secondary Education
, Texas History
, United States History
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