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 (via EBSCOhost) 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.
ERIC (via EBSCOhost)
The American Psychological Association (APA) indexes and summarizes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.
SocINDEX with Full Text (via EBSCOhost) 1908+. Articles from over 700 sociological journals, covering topics such as abortion, criminal justice, education, gender studies, marriage and family, religion and urban sociology.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 newspaper articles
LexisNexis Academic 1980's+.
NewsLink Daily and local newspapers and general magazines. Search by country, format or title. Includes list of most-linked-to local news sites in U.S.
Newspaper Source 1994+. U.S. regional, international newspapers; television transcripts; radio news transcripts.
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!
Children's Defense Fund The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that operates mainly in the US to champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation. See their report, The State of America's Children 2010.
CIA: The World Factbook Under "people" you can find education expenditures and some comparative numbers.
Education Today: The OECD Perspective The latest report from the international Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development includes statistics and comparisons of member countries and current issues. You can download the pdf of the report for free.
Library of Congress Country Studies The Country Studies present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. There is also a link to a selection of Country Profiles, which may be more up-to-date.
NationMaster.com offers a great window into country statistics generated elsewhere. Sources are cited. Use "Advanced View" to search several countries at once.
UNESCO Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2010 Report on goals established by the United Nations at the World Education Forum in Dakar in 2000 to support education for all.
UNICEF , the United Nations Children's Fund, offers information on each
country of the world.
International encyclopedia of education Ref 370.3 In61 1994 12 volumes
Statesman's year-book Ref 305 St29 2010
World education encyclopedia Ref 370.321 W919 1988 3 volumes
You can find more than books in the catalogs below. You can also find out which journals a library subscribes to, and lists of videos, music, etc
For books, DVD's,
available at E-town, use
FirstSearch), and click on the "Request on Interlibrary Loan" link
once you find the item you want.
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 Etown.