These are only some of the sources that may be useful to you. Please contact me for help with any of your research, BethAnn Zambella, x1428 or email AskUs.
Search Premier (via EBSCOhost) 1975+.
Education Research Complete. 1990+. (some 1930+). Full text of 1300+ education journals covering early childhood to higher ed, and all educational specialties, such as special ed, counseling, curriculum instruction, and related social issues.
The American Psychological Association (APA) indexes and summarizes peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.
Other databases may be useful to you, depending on your specific topic and approach. AskUs for some customized suggestions.
• It's not always easy to distinguish between scholarly, popular and trade sources. See this handy chart for tips.Find journals
E-Town Journals to see which journals you can get. Some titles are
within the High Library itself (in print, microfiche, or microfilm), others
are available electronically in various databases. If the journal is held,
check to see if the dates you need are available. This is a powerful gateway
to about 33,000 titles!
Amnesty International USA The US division of the international organization devoted to research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination.
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) International organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
OnlineSocialJustice A new site, based at the University of Windsor, that looks at how the internet is changing social justice concepts.
The Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health An initiative of the National Institutes of Health, with other collaborators, offers a quick online course on the science of sex differences. More of a medical focus than an identity focus, but solid info.
High Library catalog
For books, DVD's, etc. not available at E-town, use WorldCat (via FirstSearch), and click on the "Request on Interlibrary Loan" link once you find the item you want.
Corsini encyclopedia of psychology Ref 150.3 En563 2010 4 volumes
Encyclopedia of Bioethics Ref 174.2 En56 2004 5 volumes
Evaluating resources, on the Web and off
Evaluating Information Found on the Internet This guide can be applied equally to Internet and non-Internet resources, from Johns Hopkins.
Evaluate Internet Resources UMUC provides a checklist of questions to ask about an Internet resource or any information resource.
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask UC Berkeley provides a great evaluative framework in a graphically-pleasing chart.
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages A chart from Cornell's Web site.
What's in a URL? IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) list of generic top-level domain name endings (like .com, .gov)
Writing your Paper
You can get help from a writing tutor at the Center for Student Success/Learning Services at E-town.
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University can help with any aspect of writing and organizing your thoughts.
University of North Carolina Writing Center offers a great number of handouts to help you begin and finish your paper.
APA Style.org Directly from the American Psychological Association.
Citing Electronic Sources--APA Style From the librarians at E-town.