Education Abstracts offers a search of periodicals which meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers, while still containing much of interest to the regular reader. Content areas include educational specialties, administration, funding and more.
These rankings address reputation, faculty publications, tuition rates, library facilities, test scores, alumni achievement, faculty salaries, admissions selectivity, and other topics about the quality of education at all levels.
Produced by the Information Institute of Syracuse, the same people who created AskERIC. Available here are lesson plans, links to education information on all subjects, and responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.
ECCO provides access to the digital images of every page of thousands of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching, it gives researchers access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science.
ECCO-TCP is a partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to produce highly accurate, fully-searchable, SGML/XML-encoded texts from among the titles available in the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database.
Billed as "the gateway to development information", this robust site is hosted by the Institute of Development Studies and co-funded by government agencies in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Norway.
Electronic Collections Online is a collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journal articles with images in a variety of subject areas including biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics, medicine, psychology, science and technology.
Britannica Online Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. It brings together the following: Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, selected magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
This database offers access to e-books, full-text journals, world atlas, world data analyst, and Gateway to the Classics.
Examines the well-established topics in African history but also looks at the social, economic, linguistic, anthropological, and political subjects that are being re-evaluated or newly opened for historical analysis by recent research and publication.
Written primarily for students of education, this 3-volume work covers every broad area of education - 200 subjects in all - in more than 2,500 entries. There are bibliographical references at the end of each entry.
Articles on aspects of U.S. foreign relations, including important events, people, and ideas, as well as articles on U.S. relations with specific countries and regions. Includes bibliographies. 3 volumes.
Covers every industry recognized by the NAICS. Includes industry overview, current conditions, industry leaders, workforce, global marketplace, and recommended reading. This is not as current as Standard and Poor’s Industry Surveys, but a very excellent place to begin.
Covers ethical and moral dimensions of scientific and technological innovations; basic concepts of life, death, health, etc.; principles and virtues used as guides for human behavior; world-wide religious traditions; history of medical ethics; and disciplines contributing to bioethics from anthropology to the sociology of science.
From the extensive overview articles of up to 2,000 words, to the shorter factual entries, the encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and includes useful further reading suggestions, along with a comprehensive index.
A concise, readable, authoritative, and provocative reference on democracy. Includes 417 original articles on countries, geographical regions, historical eras, important individuals, philosophical concepts, and many other issues important to understanding democracy.
This reference work about young children in the United States is arranged in five broad categories: (1)historical and philosophical roots of early childhood practice; (2) sociocultural, political, and economic contexts; (3) perspectives on children; (4) early chilhood curricula and programs; and (5) perspectives on educators.