International array of English-language journals, monographs, yearbooks and more, covering all levels of educationfrom early childhood to higher educationas well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Covers all areas of education, 1966 to the present, including research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials. Links to many full-text documents since 1993. NOTE: The SHSU Library also owns ERIC on microfiche back to 1963.
Educational Administration AbstractsThis link opens in a new windowCovers areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Educator's Reference CompleteProvides periodical and journal articles on multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, testing, administration and more.
Dissertations and Theses Full TextThis link opens in a new windowDissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts (does not include SHSU master's theses). Many are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate download.
UlrichsWeb Global Serials DirectoryThis link opens in a new windowUlrichsWeb is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world. It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.
JSTORThis link opens in a new windowHuge collection of full-text articles in back issues of journals in most subject areas. Review dates and journals included by subject and alphabetically.
PsycINFOThis link opens in a new windowPsycINFO(R) contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.
SPORTDiscusThis link opens in a new windowSPORTDiscus is the leading bibliographic database for sports and sports medicine research. It includes millions of records from leading sports medicine journals, books, dissertations and more. Subjects covered include nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology and kinesiology.
Sports Medicine & Education Index (formerly Physical Education Index)This link opens in a new windowSports Medicine & Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Education WeekThis link opens in a new windowMore than a print journal, Education Week’s online platform is updated weekly with new articles, informational and instructional videos, webinars, and more. Special sections on technology, market trends (K-12), and job searching are also included.
Digital edition of Education Week also available here
Westlaw NEXTThis link opens in a new windowWestlaw provides access to cases from the courts of all 50 states and the federal courts, statutes from all 50 states and federal statutes. Contains full text of American Law Reports and numerous law reviews. This is the best place to start legal research.
Instructional Material Databases
Looking for instructional materials? Check out these databases! Each contains some instructional material including lesson plans, reading guides, author interviews, or grade-level appropriate magazines or reading selections.
TeachingBooks.netThis link opens in a new windowMultimedia content to complement children's and young adult books, including thousands of educational resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in both the K-12 and children's/youth program environments. Designed to be used by K-12 teachers, librarians, students, families -- anyone using children's and youth books. Includes Spanish-language resources.
Gale in Context: ElementaryOffers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, geography, science and more—all in one place.
Primary SearchThis link opens in a new windowProvides full text for popular magazines for elementary school research. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full-text information dates as far back as 1990. Updated daily.
Middle Search PlusThis link opens in a new windowProvides full text for popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains biographies, primary-source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
MAS CompleteThis link opens in a new windowDesigned specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Periodicals contained in MAS Complete cover a wide range of subject areas that are of interest to high-school students including art, history, sports, music, film, travel, science, the Internet, fashion, religion, nature, hobbies, current events, fiction and much more. It also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
TOPICsearchThis link opens in a new windowThis current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains articles from diverse sources, including many in full text.
Vocational & Career CollectionThis link opens in a new windowProvides full-text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals. Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public.
Texas Reference CenterThis link opens in a new windowTexas history, diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business, etc. Books, journals, biographies of famous historical and contemporary Texans. Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas, with Texas and national news coverage.
More than a print journal, Education Week’s online platform is updated weekly with new articles, informational and instructional videos, webinars, and more. Special sections on technology, market trends (K-12), and job searching are also included.
A database of professional teaching videos. ATALAS offers access to more than 1,400 video cases, covering most subjects, grades and school settings, which offer a visual representation of accomplished teaching as performed by a variety of National Board Certified Teachers.
Children's & YA Literature Discovery Tools
NoveList K-8 PlusThis link opens in a new windowNoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for more than 20 years, and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries. The database contains book details and recommendations for librarians, educators, instructional leaders, and all who support the youngest readers in our community.
Included in NoveList K-8 Plus are:
1) Fiction and NonFiction (Informational) titles
2) Unique story elements, including appeal, genre, and theme
3) Read-a-like recommendations by title, author, and series
4) Reading level information, by age (0-8, 9-12, and Teen/YA), AR level, and Lexile level
5) Series information (what it’s about and what book comes next)
6) Resources for educators and parents, including books by topic or unit of study, display ideas, etc.
7) Lists! Recommended…, Top 10…, Best of…, Award Winners, I’m in the mood for…., etc.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)This link opens in a new windowThe Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers full-text, searchable MARC records and reviews of children's books.
MackinViaThis link opens in a new windowMackinVIA provides easy access to eBooks, audiobooks, educational databases, and videos for K-12 students and teachers. Use MackinVIA on any desktop, laptop, or mobile device with Internet access; content can be embedded into Blackboard or other LMS.
Poetry & Short Story Reference CenterThis link opens in a new windowSelected works of major and minor American and English poets, along with international poetry from each continent (with English translations, when available). Also includes audio, video, interviews, lesson plans, assignments, and much more.
Includes Plays and Speeches; Short Stories and Classic Books; Biographies; Critical Analyses; Contextual Essays and Explications for important works; Essays on Poetic Forms, Terms, Techniques and Movements; Multimedia / Audio & Video of poets reading their works; and interviews from reputable sources. Also offers supplemental teaching and learning guides featuring specific lesson plans and tips for assignments.
ATLAS (Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools)This link opens in a new windowThis database provides professional teaching videos. Access to more than 1,400 cases covering most subjects, grades and school settings. Indexed to standards and frameworks for teachers and students, ATLAS cases offer a visual representation of these standards providing a clear image of accomplished teaching. All ATLAS cases are from National Board Certified Teachers. Each video case has been validly assessed as accomplished practice, according to National Board Standards.
Kanopy Streaming VideoThis link opens in a new windowThis platform provides access to various films which SHSU has individually licensed or purchased, as listed on the homepage. Please Note: Searching or browsing may display other films as "available for request," but they are not immediately accessible at SHSU.
NOTE: There is limited support on Internet Explorer, so we recommend using Chrome or Firefox (Safari or Edge if available) to stream videos on Kanopy.
Academic Video Online: PremiumThis link opens in a new windowThousands of hours of streaming video in most disciplines. Many videos include interactive text transcripts.
Education in Video (Volumes I-II)This link opens in a new windowProvides resources for both new and experienced teachers to increase their knowledge and skills and for education faculty to link abstract theories of education to real-world students and classrooms, including emphases on education, emerging teaching approaches, special needs, English as a second language, and the US Common Core standards.
Films on DemandThis link opens in a new windowMay not work with older versions of Flash. If this does not work in IE, try Chrome.
Read Quick-Start: How to Link to a Film, or Films on Demand: A Guide for SHSU Users
Instant access to thousands of educational films, ranging from almost every academic discipline to life-skills content. Select films include closed-captioning and/or interactive text transcripts. Roll over the video player and click ""CC"" button at upper right for captions.