Contain Some Downloadable Data Selected Full Text in Adobe PDF Format
Selected Peer Reviewed articles U.S. Government Site Tips on searching
|John B. Coleman Library Catalog|
|John B. Coleman Library Catalog
https://voyager-pv.tamu.eduFrom the middle column on the library home page, click on “Find Books” under the “Prairie View Online Catalog” heading to locate books, periodical titles, government publications, and other materials on your topic. The “Fill in the Box” index tab permits searches by combinations of author, title, keyword, or subject using pull down menus.
|Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings|
|Children with Disabilities — Education — United States
Exceptional Children and Youth — Special Education
Handicapped children — Education — United States
Handicapped — Education — United States
People with disabilities — Education — United States
Special Education — United States
|Search the PVAMU Libraries Online Catalog for “education”. Most of the books on education that can be checked out are on the third floor in the L section. You’ll find useful statistics and background information in these books, which are located on the first floor of the library in the Reference department:
|Selected Reference Books|
|Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collections. If a book or article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.|
|Education Databases (Click here to access these databases)|
|Academic Universe (LEXISNEXIS)
Basic source for legal information includes full text of state and federal legal cases, articles from law reviews and newspapers, federal and state codes. The section on Education Law includes: Selected Education law cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal, all U.S. Federal District Courts, and from the state courts of all fifty states and the District of Columbia. EBSCO Host includes:
ProQuest (including ProQuest Dissertations & Theses)
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses and the database of record for graduate research, with >2.3MM dissertations and theses included from around the world. The database includes bibliographic citations for materials dating from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Dissertations published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master’s theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. The full text of >1 MM titles is available in paper and microform formats and >750K are available for download in PDF format. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and >60K new citations are added to the database annually.
Social Science Journals database contains >100 titles dealing with education is all areas and specialties.
Web of Science
|Selected Education and Special Education Web Sites Education Commission of the States
The Education Commission of the States provides information concerning educational policies of individual states. It reports on “current and emerging issues, trends and innovations in state education policy” at early learning, K-12, and post-secondary levels. Education Web Sites
Gateway to Educational Materials Catalog
The Gateway to Educational Materials Catalog contains detailed descriptions of over 40K educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites. LD OnLine.org
LD OnLine.org is the world’s leading web site on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving >250K parents, teachers, and other professionals each month. LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD. MERLOT
A free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected, along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)
From the U.S. Dept. of Education–primary source of data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.National Forum (http://www.nationalforum.com/) - A family of scholarly, refereed, peer reviewed, professional journals on the leading edge of academic excellence. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. Other Useful Websites
|Internet Search Engines|
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