Education databases for NSU patrons
(See in alphabetical order)
ERIC - ProQuest
Citations and abstracts for education literature, including articles, books, papers, proceedings and other documents from 1966 to present. Includes links to full-text for most ERIC documents (ED) from 1993 to present. Need help? Watch this video.
Education Source - EBSCOhost
This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more. As the complete source of education scholarship, Education Source covers all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education, as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing. Need help? Watch this video.
Education Database - ProQuest
Provides literature on primary, secondary, and higher education.
Includes special education, home schooling, adult education,
and other education topics.
Education in Video - Alexander Street Press
Education in Video is the first online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. More than 1,000 video titles totaling 750+ hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms give your education students a way to observe the intricacies of behavior, tone, facial expression, and body language that define effective teaching styles. The collection's wealth of course, study, and discussion guides; assessment checklists; and themed playlists give your education faculty ready-to-use teaching tools.
ERIC Thesaurus - Public Web site
The Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors contains an alphabetical listing of terms used for indexing and searching in the ERIC database. Use it before a search to determine which terms will retrieve the maximum number of relevant documents.
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) - ProQuest
Citations and abstracts for literature of disciplines concerned with the nature and use of language
and various fields of linguistics.
APA Style CENTRAL - American Psychological Association
APA Style CENTRAL is a web-based suite of integrated services and tools designed to help both develop and enhance research and writing skills as well as facilitate publication. APA Style CENTRAL is the official, authoritative online resource for instruction and reference related to the application and proper use of APA Style. 17 APA Reference Books are available for use in the RESEARCH tab. APA Style CENTRAL is optimized for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Internet Explorer is not recommended.
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) - ProQuest
Provides indexing and abstracting for 650 journals covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities - Cabell Publishing
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities contains a wealth of information designed to help researchers and academics match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals which are most likely to publish those manuscripts. The Directories index journals according to twenty-four (+/-) different topic areas. The electronic searchable Directories provide valuable information for each journal. With this information, authors can easily submit their manuscripts to the journals most receptive to their research. Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities is a vital resource for increasing the publishing effectiveness of professors, graduate students, and researchers.
Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
Selected and recommended by specialists in library service to children, listed books within Children's Core Collection encompass a wide variety of topics, including a new abundance of books on technology, social sciences and sciences.
Chronicle of Higher Education - Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Provides news reports, reference lists, and editorials on all facets of higher education in the United States, Canada, and abroad. NSU has site wide access, which includes access to all articles. You do not have to subscribe to the Chronicle to access the articles. Please set up a free account with the Chronicle if you want to receive alerts.
Data.gov - Public Web site
Home of the U.S. Government’s open data. Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, design data visualizations and more.
DemographicsNow Basic - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
DemographicsNow is an online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data. It is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight when opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and so much more. Additionally, the power of DemographicsNow stands out with its reporting capability, which allows users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports -- standard and custom -- that will help them make informed and accurate decisions.
dLOC - Public Web site
The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative of partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean that provides users with access to Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials held in archives, libraries, and private collections. dLOC comprises collections that speak to the similarities and differences in histories, cultures, languages and governmental systems. Types of collections include but are not limited to: newspapers, archives of Caribbean leaders and governments, official documents, documentation and numeric data for ecosystems, scientific scholarship, historic and contemporary maps, oral and popular histories, travel accounts, literature and poetry, musical expressions, and artifacts. The amount of open access content available through dLOC surpasses many commercial Caribbean collections and includes newspapers, official documents, ecological and economic data, maps, histories, travel accounts, literature, poetry, musical expressions, and artifacts.
Ebook Central - ProQuest
Ebook Central is the new platform for accessing the NSU Libraries EBL e-books and former MyiLibrary ebook collections. Subject content includes Science & Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Health & Medicine. E-books are downloadable for offline reading in both PDF and EPUB or can be read online with the e-book viewer.
EBSCOhost databases - EBSCOhost
Search across multiple EBSCOhost databases. The Health Professions collection includes Medline, Alt HealthWatch, AgeLine, CINAHL, IPA, SportDiscus, CDSR, DARE, CCTR, Biomedical Reference Collection, Nursing & Allied Health Collection, and Pre-CINAHL. The Alvin Sherman collection includes Computers & Applied Sciences Complete; Family & Society Studies Worldwide; Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts; and Teacher Reference Center. Both include Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print.
Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983 (H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
Retrospective database provides citations only for over 500 publications from 1929 through 1983 on education-related topics.
Educator's Reference Complete - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
Educator’s Reference Complete is a one-stop resource for educators and education students, providing relevant and timely information for studies as well as detailed, comprehensive data for those already working in the field.
ERIC (FS) - FirstSearch (OCLC)
Citations and abstracts for education literature, including articles, books,
papers, proceedings and other documents from 1966 to present. Includes links to full-text for most ERIC documents (ED) from 1993 to present.
Adobe Reader version 6 or 7 required to view full-text.
ERIC - Public Website - Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) contains citations and abstracts for education literature, including articles, books, papers, proceedings and other documents from 1966 to present and is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences and the United States Department of Education.
FedStats - Public Web site
Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. With convenient searching and linking capabilities to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more, FedStats is your one location for access to the full breadth of Federal statistical information.
Fiction Core Collection (H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
The selective list presented in this collection features classic and contemporary works of fiction recommended for a general adult audience, written in or translated into English. The best authors and their most widely-read works in literary and popular fiction (old and new) are listed, including mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, Westerns and romance.
Fuente Académica Premier - EBSCOhost
Fuente Académica Premier ofrece acceso a más de 1000 publicaciones académicas de Latinoamérica, Portugal y España que cubren las principales áreas temáticas. La mayor parte del contenido proviene de publicaciones arbitradas y se ofrece a texto completo. (Offers access to over 1,000 academic publications from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain across most academic disciplines. The majority of resources are peer-reviewed and full text.)
Graphic Novels Core Collection (H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
The growing popularity of this literary form makes it an increasingly important part of your school or public library offerings. Graphic Novels Core Collection highlights approximately 2,000 recommended titles with descriptive and evaluative annotations, plus cover art.
IGI Global - IGI Global
Provides access to over 100 peer reviewed e-journals, over 3000 e-books published from 2010 forwards, and streaming videos covering information technology (IT) research, distance learning, global IT, healthcare systems, e-commerce, computer science, education and IT engineering.
iGLibrary Plus - iGLibrary Plus
The new portal for accessing e-book content from business publisher, Business Expert Press and STEM publisher, Momentum Press (formerly the Momentum Press STEM Digital Library). Business Expert Press subjects include business and entrepreneurial content. Momentum Press focuses on STEM-related subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Expert Insights provides short articles for professionals who want to update their skills. Topics include finance, business development, coaching, leadership, self-improvement, and more. E-books available in PDF/EPUB format for downloadable reading (a Personal Account is REQUIRED for offline reading).
Kanopy - Kanopy
Kanopy is a video streaming database featuring more than 60,000 films. Subjects covered in our collection include the Arts, Business, Education, Global Studies & Language, Media & Communications, and the Social Sciences. Films range from documentaries, indie and foreign films, classics and blockbuster movies. Download the Kanopy app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Users must create an account to use as a login for the mobile app.
Kids InfoBits - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a new, modern, graphical interface and improved navigation based on feedback from both existing customers and student users. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching.
LearnTechLib (formerly Ed/ITLib) - Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Contains journal articles and proceedings papers on the latest research and developments related to all aspects of educational technology and e-learning. Full-text access is available for five e-journals and four conference proceedings, including International Journal on E-Learning, Journal of Computers in Mathematics & Science Teaching, Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, Journal of Interactive Learning Research, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, International Conference on Mathematics Science Education and Technology Proceedings, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Proceedings, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate Government Healthcare and Higher Education Proceedings, and World Conference on Educational Multimedia Hypermedia and Telecommunications. Abstracts and Indexing are available for all non-listed content.
Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective: 1905-1983 (H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
Provides indexing of articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals from 1903-1983.
LitFinder - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content. This includes approximately 140,000 full-text poems, 800,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays, 2,000 full-text speeches and 1,700 full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs and a glossary.
Lynda.com - Lynda.com (LinkedIn)
Lynda.com, part of LinkedIn, provides eLearning videos for flipped classroom learning, business, creative and technology skills, designed for desktop and mobile learning. This resource supports training, career and personal development, technology, hard and soft skills, and much more. There are currently 5,762 courses taught by industry experts.
To log in to the Lynda.com App: Switch the App’s login screen from Individual to Organization tab, choose the Web Portal option and enter “nova.edu”. That will take you to a library authentication page which you can use to enter your SharkLink ID and password or Alvin Sherman Library Card and you’ll be redirected back to Lynda.com once that’s done. Click here for more information.
Making of America (Cornell University) - Making of America (Cornell)
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
MARPs, Practicums, and Applied Dissertations - NSU
Index to collection of NSU MARPs (Major Applied Research Projects), practicums, and applied dissertations written by students at NSU. Most are work-based, problem-solving research projects required by NSU's graduate education programs. The database provides citations and if available, full-text documents in PDF. Click here to learn more about locating dissertations.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print - EBSCOhost
Provides users with a guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments in psychology, education, business, personality, vocational aptitude, and leadership.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print Internacional - EBSCOhost
Proporciona a los usuarios una guía de más de 2,000 intrumentos de prueba contemporáneos en psicología, educación, negocios, personalidad, aptitud vocacional y liderazgo.
Middle and Junior High Core Collection (H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
Middle and Junior High Core Collection contains over 9,000 entries for nonfiction works, fiction and collections for children and adolescents, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation and evaluative quotations from a review when available.
Momentum Press STEM Digital Library - Momentum Press LLC
The Momentum Press STEM Digital Library content covers various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related subject areas. Access the e-book content on the new interface portal, iGLibrary Plus.
Nonbook Materials Core Collection (H. W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
Reflecting the changing landscape of library resources, Nonbook Materials Core Collection covers a range of audiobooks, book reviews, games, periodicals, sound recordings, video recordings, websites and other electronic resources for guidance in building and maintaining your librarys collection in these areas.
NSUWorks - Digital Commons/Bepress
NSUWorks is a service of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Libraries. Research, scholarly and creative output included in this institutional repository has been selected and deposited by NSU’s individual colleges, schools, centers and administrative departments. Online access is provided to both published and unpublished works by the NSU community. This includes journal articles, books, theses, dissertations, reports, conference proceedings, teaching materials, data sets, University publications, digital and multimedia collections. Contribution of completed works to this repository ensures long-term preservation and worldwide electronic accessibility.
Physical Education Index - ProQuest
Provides indexing and abstracts for information related to physical and health education, sports medicine, physical therapy, sport law, dance, and related topics. Includes citations from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications.
Project Muse - Johns Hopkins University Press
Full-text ebooks and journals from scholarly journals and publishers in the humanities and social sciences, including arts, history, literature, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and more. All ebooks and journals are fully integrated for search and discovery.
ProQuest Career and Technical Education - ProQuest
Provides vocational and technical education periodicals.
ProQuest Central - ProQuest
Our largest full-text multidisciplinary database includes over 13,000 titles, with over 10,000 available in full text. Content is provided in over 160 subject areas.
PsycBOOKS - ProQuest
PsycBOOKS is a full-text database that provides electronic access to thousands of scholarly and professional titles published by APA, including recent titles in psychological and behavioral science, plus a substantial backfile of classic and historic works.
Public Library Core Collection ( H.W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction users can search over 12,000 titles (including over 1,000 analytical records for parts of collections or anthologies). Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation, and evaluative quotations from a review when available, plus information on electronic editions of works where available.
Research Library - ProQuest
and selected full-text covering business, current affairs, economics, literature,
religion, education, law, psychology, women's studies, arts and humanities,
multiculturism, science, social science, health, and more.
Routledge Handbooks Online - Taylor & Francis
Routledge Handbooks Online provides an overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities. At the same time, the content provides a guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the current primary debates. Current library collections include Business and Economics, Security Studies, Tourism & Hospitality, the Performing Arts, Education, and Politics. Content is available for viewing in HTML and downloading in PDF.
SAGE Journals Online - Sage Publications
Collection contains over 100 journals, primarily covering management, education, psychology, health, and nursing. If you want full text articles only, select "SAGE Content Available to Me" and set the starting value of Date Range to January, 1999.
SAGE Research Methods Online - Sage Publications
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO contains books, journals and videos. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method, and write up their research. Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and more.
Senior High Core Collection (H. W. Wilson) - EBSCOhost
This selective list of books recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support in the high school library.
Social Sciences Citation Index - Clarivate Analytics
Provides abstracts, cited references, times cited, and links to full text when available for articles in the social sciences (1975 to present). Part of Web of Science.
Taylor & Francis e-journals - Taylor & Francis
Collection contains over 1754 journals, primarily covering health, psychology, and social sciences.
Teacher Reference Center - EBSCOhost
Index of over 260 education trade journals, periodicals, and books, providing coverage of key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science & mathematics, and more.
Tests in Print - EBSCOhost
Serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
University of Chicago Press Complete Journals - University of Chicago Press
The e-journals published by the University of Chicago Press include subject coverage for the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Sciences. Content is viewable in both HTML and PDF using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. As of 2016, the Complete Package includes access to 68 titles.
Wiley Online Library - Wiley - Blackwell Publishers
Full-text of selected Wiley Blackwell journals, Major Reference Works, and Current Protocols. Covers business, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental sciences, education, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine and healthcare, physics and astronomy, polymers and materials science, psychology, social sciences, and more.
World Book Classroom Dramatic Learning - World Book Inc.
World Book Classroom's Dramatic Learning uses dramatic readings of plays to help students gain reading fluency, understand core concepts, and internalize content. With ties to curriculum correlations and a wealth of surrounding material, including activities, lesson plans, and mini-inquiry projects, Dramatic Learning ties World Book's differentiated content to a way of learning that excites students and teachers alike!
World Book Classroom Early World of Learning - World Book Inc.
The Early World of Learning offers a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills. The Early World of Learning uses narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games, interactive reference material for beginners, and more to help young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.
World Book Classroom Social Studies Power Database - World Book Inc.
Social Studies Power surrounds varied lesson content with rich multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students and an effective instructional tool for their educators. More than 100 lessons are presented in differentiated versions to meet the varying learning capabilities of upper elementary students. Animated maps, colorful art, and interactive quizzes keep students alert and engaged in the content. Links to local resources support social studies learning at the community level.
World DataBank - Public Web site
World Bank provides data sets via DataBank which is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them. Includes World Development Indicators and Education Statistics and more.
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