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Early printed books
This offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals is also included. Also includes access to Art Index Retrospective.
"Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700."
Includes records for European printing of the hand-press period (c. 1455-1830) from the Consortium of European Research Libraries, whose 48 members represent national and university libraries in 25 countries.
Earth sciences
The Center for International Earth Science Information Network, a center within Columbia University's Earth Institute, offers downloadable GIS data, maps to various international countries, and a variety of links to similar external sites, free of charge. Includes links to interactive mapping tools and databases.
A project of Harvard University to create an archive of freely available data on the recent Earthquake in China (May 2008), and to facilitate both data-sharing and research projects.
This site creates a storehouse for credible, authoritative information on topics in Earth Science. It features an encyclopedia compiled by field experts who follow strict guidelines regarding the quality of content. Topics are covered in a neutral manner. Users can search by topic, author, or keyword. The site also offers field news and a forum for discussion.
GeoBase is a multidisciplinary database covering human and physical geography, geology, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation.
Intute's "Earth Sciences" is a comprehensive gateway site for all topics related to the subject. The resources presented on this site are carefully chosen by subject experts and scholars at the University of Manchester and Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom. Information is timely, as the database is updated daily. Subjects are organized into 20 headings, with numerous subcategories for each. Users can search a variety of ways, such as through keyword or Boolean logic, and can also narrow a query by using the Advanced Search form, which is fairly exhaustive. The site also offers helpful features such as the "Subject Pack", which provide abstracts and links to Web sites with useful, detailed, high quality information about the subject. Users can also access a comprehensive list of hot topics, natural disasters, timelines, and a special section of "Spotlight" topics within the earth sciences chosen by an expert.
At the Mineralogy Database, users can research data for 4,442 mineral species. The site uses JCrystal Applet to provide 3-D images of mineral composition. KrystalShaper is used to provide paper model patterns which students can use to construct a physical model. Users can search by category or alphabetically.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
This is "...a resource designed to support students, teachers, and professionals that support K-12 environmental ediucation. Browse and search this site for a wealth of information and links on Environmental Education!"
A website by UNESCO bringing together websites and ocean data from a variety of sources. It contains information divided into eight main categories: information resources, societies and organizations, data resources, administration, conservation and policy, commerce and trade, scientific topics, agencies and institutions, and miscellaneous.
Search a number of dictionaries across biological and health sciences disciplines.
Search a number of dictionaries across major disciplines of science, including astronomy, chemistry, earth science, medicine, physics, zoology, and much more.
This site features research conducted by the SNOW Interest Group, a division of the US Army's USACE Engineer Research and Development Center. Much information on snow science is available, including biographies of snow experts, their publications, descriptions of tools and research facilities, and photos, graphs, and illustrations. The links page includes valuable scholarly Web sites for snow research. Other highlights include current U.S. snow cover maps (updated daily) as well as the SNOW Research Cool Link (updated twice a month).
Produced and maintained by the Pacific Institute, the Water and Climate Bibliography is a database which includes entries for significant peer-reviewed studies in worldwide climate change and freshwater resources. Also included are theses, government reports, and conference findings. Users should consult "Search Tips" and "Keyword List" for the subject terms used by the database which are most applicable to their topic to conduct the most efficient search. Short abstracts are selectively available and there is no full-text access.
East Liverpool Regional Campus Library
Archive of Kent State regional campus maps, aerial photgraphs, and development plans from 2004.
ebooks see Electronic books
Ecology
This full text atlas is a discussion of human ecology and the impact of population on the environment is published by the American Association for the advancement of Science. A mix of text discussion, diagrams and maps, it examines various aspects of the environment and possible human impact factors. Maps load larger in separate windows, and articles can be printed to pdf.
Environment Complete is the electronic version of Environment Index, and covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. It contains citations for articles from domestic and international journals, monographs and conference papers of the North American Association of Environmental Education.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Search a number of dictionaries across biological and health sciences disciplines.
Search a number of dictionaries across major disciplines of science, including astronomy, chemistry, earth science, medicine, physics, zoology, and much more.
Produced and maintained by the Pacific Institute, the Water and Climate Bibliography is a database which includes entries for significant peer-reviewed studies in worldwide climate change and freshwater resources. Also included are theses, government reports, and conference findings. Users should consult "Search Tips" and "Keyword List" for the subject terms used by the database which are most applicable to their topic to conduct the most efficient search. Short abstracts are selectively available and there is no full-text access.
Economic forecasting
I/B/E/S International Inc. created their Academic Research Program over 30 years ago to provide both summary and individual analyst forecasts of company earnings, cash flows, and other important financial items, as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations. In 2000, I/B/E/S was integrated with Thomson Reuters / First Call.
The Institutional Brokers Estimates System database includes historical earnings estimates for 35,000 companies around the globe. Forecast items include earnings, sales, revenue, dividends, net income, EBITDA, and more, with US coverage back to 1976 and International coverage back to 1987. The link above will take you to a directory that provides access to several zip files. Please refer to the following guides for more information: Detail History User Guide, Summary History User Guide, Key Performance Indicators Guide and Methodology for Estimates Guide.
Economic forecasting -- United States -- Statistics
Access to economic data and publications. Contains both historical and NIPA tables, state and regional data, and US international trade data released on a regular basis by BEA.
Offers labor economics and statistical data including characteristics of the labor force (employment, unemployment, employee benefits, earnings, productivity, etc.).
Monthly compilations prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance.
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HF5415.1 .U8 1999 Market values and market shares of products and services arranged by category.
Economic history -- Encyclopedias
Print resources for economics subject guide page
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Economic indicators -- United States
Monthly compilations prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance.
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Provides timely access to the daily releases of key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Economics
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Covers the international literature on economics. Provides bibliographic citations, with selected abstracts of journal articles, books, dissertations, working papers, collected works, conferences, book reviews, and more. Topics include economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal and monetary theory; business and public finance; international, healthcare, regional and urban economics, and more. Updated monthly.
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Economics Subject Guide
List of databases associated with Economics
Print resources for economics subject guide page
Freely accessible web sites for Economics subject guide
Covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities (63%), social sciences (33%), and economics (4%); strong in religion, the history of art, and literature, with particular emphasis on current trends in European and world literature.
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Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
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Contains citations and abstracts to articles, with emphasis on public policy and modern political, social, and economic issues. Updated monthly.
A full text database that incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
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Economics -- Bibliography
This Spanish language database, focuses on business and economics. Search using author keywords supplied in Spanish and English. More than 60,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 200 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and the United States.
Economics -- Databases
This Spanish language database, focuses on business and economics. Search using author keywords supplied in Spanish and English. More than 60,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 200 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and the United States.
Provides access to full text of reports and news about hundreds of countries, including the business and economic situation of a country, analysis of specific industries within a country, export market reports, potential political, financial and economic risks to business investments and trade, and news about a country. Includes global business content on 190 countries, their industries, and consumer trends.
Economics -- Dictionaries
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Print resources for economics subject guide page
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Economics -- Encyclopedias
Print resources for economics subject guide page
Economics -- Periodicals -- Indexes
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This Spanish language database, focuses on business and economics. Search using author keywords supplied in Spanish and English. More than 60,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 200 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and the United States.
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Education
The American Choral Directors Association is a professional, nonprofit music-education organization. The goal of the organization is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. It also works to improve choral music’s position in American society. The organization was founded in 1959.
This member based site's goal as a research society, is to help educate, promote inquiry, and to aid in the bettering of education. In order to help achieve this goal, this site deals with such aspects of education from meetings and events to employment.
A professional organization dedicated to the creative teaching approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman. Association members are united by their belief that music and movement – to speak, sing and play; to listen and understand; to move and create – should be an active and joyful expert.
A membership organization for band teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers.
A professional organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers.
This offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals is also included. Also includes access to Art Index Retrospective.
Freely available standards based, interdisciplinary lesson plans and activities for K-12 Performing Arts and Visual Arts educators sponsored by The Kennedy Center. This site also includes professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.
Here is "...a fast, east and kid-friendly way for kids to search online. Designed to be a fun destination site focused on learning and 'edu-tainment," Ask for Kids uses natural-language technology that allows kids to ask questions and perform web seearches...."
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Here, children can come to find books that they are intersted in by type, title, author, and even illustrator. Children also have the option to listen to a story over the internet. Summer recommended reading lists can also be found. There is also an option for children to write and share their own stories.
This collection provides information on publishing in the field of Education. The directories include information such as acceptance rate, type of review, number of reviewers, etc. The library has access to three of the directories: Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science
This list is sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities' Program on the Status and Education of Women and the National Initiative for Women in Higher Education.
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This site offers a plethora of information about children's literature. "This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and colelctions of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics." One can browse the following areas: search, what's new, books, subjects, curriculum areas, authors, and many more.
The goals of this association are "To encourage serious scholarship and research in childrens's literature. To enhancethe professional stature of the graduate and undergraduate teaching of children's literature...." In this site, the user can find information about conferences, grants, jobs, people, study programs, etc....
"Welcome to the Community Learning Network, a site designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into the classroom. Here you'll find over 5,800 annotated links to educational sites with free resources, all organized by theme pages and keyword search."
"The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is an noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconson school and public libraries, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) School of Education (SoE, and recieves additional supposrt fromt he Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
This "Study Hall" was created in order to assist children with their homework including many disciplines. The site is broken down to help assist not only children but also teachers and parents. Ther is a wealth of helpful information on this site.
A nonprofit corporation dedicated to the purpose of promoting the artistic and pedagogical principles of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze through educational workshops, publications, financial and consultative assistance, and the encouragement of local chapters throughout the United States. The DSA welcomes musicians, dancers, actors, therapists, and artist-educators who study and promote the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach to music learning and performance.
In this site one can find the following: what programs are on the discovery channels, lesson plans, a store for teachers, and educator's guide by Kathy Schrock, teaching tools, and homework helpers.
ERIC is a useful database for finding educational information from lots of different sources (journals, magazines, books, conferences, and governmental agencies). It contains resources dating back to 1966 and is helpful when conducting historical research in education.
Selective resources to locate education related web resources.
Education Full Text indexes articles from education journals. This resource is helpful in locating articles on a wide range of educational topics. There are approximately 770 journals indexed, 440 of them are peer-reviewed.
Education Research Complete is a great tool for locating professional and scholarly research on a variety of educational topics. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database uses an EBSCO interface.
This site is considered the "Educator's Best Friend." It contains lesson plans, professional development, an administrator's desk, technology, school issues, and Ed World.
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Educational Films & Documentaries contain full-length educational videos covering a wide variety of subjects. The collection currently includes videos from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
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Contains a variety of resources, including essays, syllabi, and bibliographies, for teaching United States literature
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Includes lesson plans based on the PBS series "Great Performances" film titled "Free to Dance," as well as other great resources on dance history and performance.
This site offers a wide variety of resources for instructors in geology. The resources can be used in classroom demonstrations, added to a syllabus, or recommended to students for homework help or further study.
This website is geared towards youth and is divided into the following categories: animals, the arts, history & biography, literature and languages, reference desk, mathematics and computers, sciences, and social sciences. The general categories contain different websites that give the user useful websites dealing with more specific topics.
This site is broken down into subject guides, daily information, puzzles & quizzes, featured sites, guidance, colleges, reference sites, reference tools, directories, health, and the online academic hub fabout teen related information about academics.
Lesson plan library organized by grade level with a separate section of seasonal lesson plans organized by date. This site was developed by Kyle Yamnitz, students and faculty from the University of Missouri and users of the website.
MT1.A552 I6 2010 (Performing Arts Library Reference) "Provides guidelines for elementary teachers with limited [music] experience as well as for music specialists." (back cover)
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The site is geared to help aid in research, reading, writing, or "new literacies" developed fromt he internet. The site is broken down into portions of the association dealing with topics such as membership to the IRA, meetings and events, and even awards and grants. One can also find such things as publications, books, journals, grants and awards, as well as web resources.
This site is a product of the Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET®). It contains topics and resources for teaching meteorology as well as downloadable training/ education modules. Topics include fire weather, coastal weather, basic climate, space weather and all aspects of weather. Site is designed for instructors, but has areas that younger users could be directed toward.
"The puropse of this page is to create a qualitative list of multicultural literature for K-12 educators. We would like to avoid presenting just lists of books, but instead give educators a chance to find out a little more information about multicultural literature others have used successfully."
Companion website to John Jacobson's MusicExpress magazine. Includes worksheets, teacher ideas and tips and lesson plans.
This publication is a music listening curriculum resource designed to support any K-12 music curriculum in North America. There are suggestions on how one might teach the "Achievements" found in "Achieving Musical Understanding- Concepts and Skills" for K-8 and 9-12
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME, formerly the Music Educators National Conference, works to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.
Collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics concerning the state of American education. Also reviews and reports on trends in international education.
Founded in 1901, the NSSE is an organization of scholars, professional educators, and policy makers dedicated to the improvement of education research, policy, and practice. Includes searchable archives of over 100 years of NSSE yearbooks and chapters.
Includes an introduction to classical music, a glossary, and sections on opera and audience etiquette.
This is "...a resource designed to support students, teachers, and professionals that support K-12 environmental ediucation. Browse and search this site for a wealth of information and links on Environmental Education!"
Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) is the principal organization in Ohio promoting music education in elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges and universities. One of the largest state music education associations in the United States, OMEA is a federated state affiliate of MENC, The National Association for Music Education.
This website provides information of not only basic information of the Ohio Board of Regents and their actions, but also news, information about universities in Ohio, the K-16 system, financial aid, legislative services, etc.
The mission statement of the OCIRA is as follows: "The Ohio Council of the International Reading Association supports and promotes literacy to help all Ohioans reach their full potential and develop a life-long love of reading." This site deals with such things as newsletters, a calender of important events, and local council collections.
This (Aft, AFL-CIO) federation's member based website allows educators the chance to learn about news, upcoming events, professional development, and other relevant information.
This site is part of the Ohio Department of Education website and provides the user with local report card data as well as data from Ohio school districts.
Organization of American Kodály Educators was founded in 1975. Its purpose is to promote Kodály's concept of "Music for Everyone" through the improvement of music education in schools.
Freely available standards based lesson plans and activities for K-12 Performing Arts and Visual Arts educators sponsored by PBS.
This companion web site to the PBS Great Performances episode, "Free to Dance," includes a time line covering major events in African American dance history from 1619-2001, historic and thematic essays, biographies of the dancers and a list of web sites on African American dance history and dance companies.
This database of dance lesson plans provides search access by keyword, subcategories, and title of lesson or activity. Results appear with clearly defined age/grade information at the top level.
The Professional Development Collection is a wonderful database to use when looking for those “how-to” articles written by practicing teachers.
"Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national non-profit organization that promotes early literacy by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud in pediatric exam rooms. Doctors and nurses know that growing up healthy means growing up with books. The ROR program provides the toolds to help promost children's developmental skills and later school success."
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Library of interdisciplinary lesson plan developed by the Summer Teacher Institute at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
At this website, teachers are able to retrieve lesson plans in many different disciplines from art, to the internet, and many other content areas.
Library of interdisciplinary music lesson plan developed by web site users.
"The Teachers.Net Lesson Back is your opportunity to share your most precious asset-your teaching ideas and lesson plans! Now your genius and creativity can be used to touch lives around the world, and to help teachers reach students in ways they had never imagined before!"
MT7 .M872 2000 (Performing Arts Library Reference) K-8 Curriculum for teaching general music.
This directory is a premier source of information on the academic sphere world-wide, covering over 30,000 universities, colleges, schools of art and music, libraries, learned societies, research institutes, museums and art galleries.
Here one can recieve news that is relevant to the classroom. There is a teacher's guide, an archive of past news, classroom resources, ways to use U.S. News, and many more helpful tools. The website helps bring both current and past news into the eyes of students so that they can be more aware of what is going on in the world.
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Here one can find a more child-friendly search engine from its parent site yahoo.com. The sited is updated daily and allows children to explore anything that is on their minds.
Education -- Bibliography -- Catalogs
New York: Bowker Ref Z5813 .A51 (Latest ed.) An annual index to textbooks, reference books for use in elementary and high schools, periodicals, maps, pedagogical books, test, teaching aids, and other classroom related materials published in the United States and currently available for purchase. Entries arranged by subject. Also includes author, title, series, serial, and publisher indexes.
Education -- Bibliography -- Periodicals
New York: H.W. Wilson Co. NE Regional Depository 5813 .E23 An annual index to international periodicals, yearbooks, and book series in education addressing a wide variety of topics.
Education -- Periodicals
This collection provides information on publishing in the field of Education. The directories include information such as acceptance rate, type of review, number of reviewers, etc. The library has access to three of the directories: Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science
Online access to over 80 education journals.
Links to over 30 education journals.
Education -- Periodicals -- Bibliography -- Catalogs
New York: Bowker Ref Z5813 .A51 (Latest ed.) An annual index to textbooks, reference books for use in elementary and high schools, periodicals, maps, pedagogical books, test, teaching aids, and other classroom related materials published in the United States and currently available for purchase. Entries arranged by subject. Also includes author, title, series, serial, and publisher indexes.
Education -- Periodicals -- Indexes -- Periodicals
New York: H.W. Wilson Co. NE Regional Depository 5813 .E23 An annual index to international periodicals, yearbooks, and book series in education addressing a wide variety of topics.
Education -- Research
This member based site's goal as a research society, is to help educate, promote inquiry, and to aid in the bettering of education. In order to help achieve this goal, this site deals with such aspects of education from meetings and events to employment.
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
The goals of this association are "To encourage serious scholarship and research in childrens's literature. To enhancethe professional stature of the graduate and undergraduate teaching of children's literature...." In this site, the user can find information about conferences, grants, jobs, people, study programs, etc....
ERIC is a useful database for finding educational information from lots of different sources (journals, magazines, books, conferences, and governmental agencies). It contains resources dating back to 1966 and is helpful when conducting historical research in education.
Selective resources to locate education related web resources.
Use these databases to find journal articles and other references for research in education. Access to many of these resources are limited to valid University users.
Education Full Text indexes articles from education journals. This resource is helpful in locating articles on a wide range of educational topics. There are approximately 770 journals indexed, 440 of them are peer-reviewed.
Education Research Complete is a great tool for locating professional and scholarly research on a variety of educational topics. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database uses an EBSCO interface.
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The site is geared to help aid in research, reading, writing, or "new literacies" developed fromt he internet. The site is broken down into portions of the association dealing with topics such as membership to the IRA, meetings and events, and even awards and grants. One can also find such things as publications, books, journals, grants and awards, as well as web resources.
Contains booklets and research articles published by NAfME (National Association for Music Education).
Outlines the national standards for K-12 music education.
The Professional Development Collection is a wonderful database to use when looking for those “how-to” articles written by practicing teachers.
Education -- United States
ERIC is a useful database for finding educational information from lots of different sources (journals, magazines, books, conferences, and governmental agencies). It contains resources dating back to 1966 and is helpful when conducting historical research in education.
Selective resources to locate education related web resources.
Education Full Text indexes articles from education journals. This resource is helpful in locating articles on a wide range of educational topics. There are approximately 770 journals indexed, 440 of them are peer-reviewed.
This links the user to the listings of Ohio education bills, starting with most recent, that were passed in the 126th general assembly. (House Bills are listed from before the Senate Bills. For each bill, there is a short description and then a link to the actual bill.)
Education Research Complete is a great tool for locating professional and scholarly research on a variety of educational topics. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. This database uses an EBSCO interface.
Contains booklets and research articles published by NAfME (National Association for Music Education).
Outlines the national standards for K-12 music education.
A portion of the United States Department of Education's website that deals with this act that was was established in 2001. The site includes terminology, the four pillars of the act, questions that are commonly asked, and other related information.
This website provides information of not only basic information of the Ohio Board of Regents and their actions, but also news, information about universities in Ohio, the K-16 system, financial aid, legislative services, etc.
The Ohio Department of Education's website gives the user a chance to find out both current and archived news in education. The site can be used for anyone from students to administrators. There is a helpful "quick links" portion of the website that gives the user a chance to find everything from statewide assessments to jobs.
The Professional Development Collection is a wonderful database to use when looking for those “how-to” articles written by practicing teachers.
The U.S. Department of Education supports equal access to education for all individuals and "promotes excellence" towards all of students and educators. The department contains materials that help benefit teachers, parents, students, and administrators.
Education statistics
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Selective resources to locate education related web resources.
Collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics concerning the state of American education. Also reviews and reports on trends in international education.
This site is part of the Ohio Department of Education website and provides the user with local report card data as well as data from Ohio school districts.
Education, Elementary -- United States -- States -- Directories
Directly of public school systems in the United States. Search by school name, district, city, county or state. Includes address, school and enrollment characteristics.
Education, Primary
Interactive guide to the instruments of the orchestra and the conductor, created by the BBC Orchestras.
Interactive games that incorporate music concepts, created by the BBC Orchestras. If Adobe Shockwave is not installed on your computer, please take a moment and install: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.
This site offers a plethora of information about children's literature. "This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and colelctions of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics." One can browse the following areas: search, what's new, books, subjects, curriculum areas, authors, and many more.
In order to promote reading, this website gives teachers and parents lists of books that are appropriate with various topics. The site breaks down reading by types, such as award winners and genres. There are buying guides for every month, book clubs and many more. The site can be used by parents to expose their children to literature blogs and other literature related materials.
"Welcome to the Community Learning Network, a site designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into the classroom. Here you'll find over 5,800 annotated links to educational sites with free resources, all organized by theme pages and keyword search."
"The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is an noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconson school and public libraries, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) School of Education (SoE, and recieves additional supposrt fromt he Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
This website is geared towards youth and is divided into the following categories: animals, the arts, history & biography, literature and languages, reference desk, mathematics and computers, sciences, and social sciences. The general categories contain different websites that give the user useful websites dealing with more specific topics.
Collection of over 50 research databases including over 20 EBSCO databases, Britannica Online School Edition, Literature Online and more. Also access INFOhio's library catalog to over 2,000 K-12 schools and the INFOhio Medianet collection to over 130 digital videos. Please contact the education liaison librarian or email library@kent.edu for information about accessing the collection from off-site. Off-site access is available to College of Education students and faculty only.
Provides full text for over 140 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students in grades 6-8. This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
Interactive website that teaches music history concepts and about the instruments of the orchestra, created by the New York Philharmonic. If Adobe Shockwave is not installed on your computer, please take a moment and install: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.
This is "...a resource designed to support students, teachers, and professionals that support K-12 environmental ediucation. Browse and search this site for a wealth of information and links on Environmental Education!"
This site is part of the Ohio Department of Education website and provides the user with local report card data as well as data from Ohio school districts.
Provides full text for 50 children's magazines and over 100 children's pamphlets, designed for elementary school students in grades K-5. This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
Interactive website that teaches music history concepts and about the instruments of the orchestra, created by the San Francisco Symphony.
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students in grades K-8. Provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
"The Teachers.Net Lesson Back is your opportunity to share your most precious asset-your teaching ideas and lesson plans! Now your genius and creativity can be used to touch lives around the world, and to help teachers reach students in ways they had never imagined before!"
An Interactive Guide into the Great Composers' Finest Symphonies.
Here one can recieve news that is relevant to the classroom. There is a teacher's guide, an archive of past news, classroom resources, ways to use U.S. News, and many more helpful tools. The website helps bring both current and past news into the eyes of students so that they can be more aware of what is going on in the world.
Here one can find a more child-friendly search engine from its parent site yahoo.com. The sited is updated daily and allows children to explore anything that is on their minds.
Education, Secondary
"Welcome to the Community Learning Network, a site designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into the classroom. Here you'll find over 5,800 annotated links to educational sites with free resources, all organized by theme pages and keyword search."
This site is broken down into subject guides, daily information, puzzles & quizzes, featured sites, guidance, colleges, reference sites, reference tools, directories, health, and the online academic hub fabout teen related information about academics.
Collection of over 50 research databases including over 20 EBSCO databases, Britannica Online School Edition, Literature Online and more. Also access INFOhio's library catalog to over 2,000 K-12 schools and the INFOhio Medianet collection to over 130 digital videos. Please contact the education liaison librarian or email library@kent.edu for information about accessing the collection from off-site. Off-site access is available to College of Education students and faculty only.
Provides full text for 460 general interest and current events magazines for high school students in grades 9-12.
Provides full text for over 140 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students in grades 6-8. This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
"The puropse of this page is to create a qualitative list of multicultural literature for K-12 educators. We would like to avoid presenting just lists of books, but instead give educators a chance to find out a little more information about multicultural literature others have used successfully."
This is "...a resource designed to support students, teachers, and professionals that support K-12 environmental ediucation. Browse and search this site for a wealth of information and links on Environmental Education!"
This site is part of the Ohio Department of Education website and provides the user with local report card data as well as data from Ohio school districts.
Provides full text for 50 children's magazines and over 100 children's pamphlets, designed for elementary school students in grades K-5. This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students in grades K-8. Provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
"The Teachers.Net Lesson Back is your opportunity to share your most precious asset-your teaching ideas and lesson plans! Now your genius and creativity can be used to touch lives around the world, and to help teachers reach students in ways they had never imagined before!"
Here one can recieve news that is relevant to the classroom. There is a teacher's guide, an archive of past news, classroom resources, ways to use U.S. News, and many more helpful tools. The website helps bring both current and past news into the eyes of students so that they can be more aware of what is going on in the world.
Here one can find a more child-friendly search engine from its parent site yahoo.com. The sited is updated daily and allows children to explore anything that is on their minds.
Education, Secondary -- United States -- States -- Directories
This site is broken down into subject guides, daily information, puzzles & quizzes, featured sites, guidance, colleges, reference sites, reference tools, directories, health, and the online academic hub fabout teen related information about academics.
Directly of public school systems in the United States. Search by school name, district, city, county or state. Includes address, school and enrollment characteristics.
Educational films
Includes the ViewPoints Project, a collection of foreign language video clips in which native speakers discuss aspects of their culture, family, daily life, and more. Videos are in QuickTime format and include contents, country, grammar and vocabulary notes. (NOTE: use limited to students, staff, and faculty of OhioLINK member institutions.)
Educational Testing Service -- Catalogs
6 Vol. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986-1992 and 1993- 1995. LB 3051.E79 1986 v.1-6; LB3051 .E79 1993 v. 1-2 (Also online at ETS Test Collection Locator at http://testcollection.ets.org). Brief descriptions of tests, including publication information, for vocational, achievement and intelligence assessments. Subject index permits searching by population (e.g., mentally disabled or grade 3) or by knowledge to be tested (e.g., job skills or reading skills).
Educational tests and measurements
The ETS Test Collection includes an extensive library of 20,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment tool information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Carolyn Compton. Upper Saddle, NJ: Globe Fearon, 1996. Ref LB 1131.C5416 1996 Three to four page descriptions of a variety of tests concerned with academic skills, perception, memory, speech, language, gross motor skills, intelligence, and development for special populations. Descriptions include sample questions, what each test measures, how it is measured and the mean scores of each test.
This listing supports those seeking information about tests and assessment tools.
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
This library guide is a listing of resources to aid researchers and students as they pursue studies or research requiring information or access to tests, measurement tools, or assessment protocols. Call numbers indicate where items can be found in the Main Library at Kent State University. For further assistance, ask at the reference desk.
Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides 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). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test. Tests in Print also can guide readers to critical, candid test reviews published in the Mental Measurements Yearbook series.
5th ed. Ed. by Teddy Maddox. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2003. These short descriptions of tests from education, psychology, and human resources provide title, author, population, purpose, scoring methods, cost and availability. Also lists tests that can be given to the hearing, physically and visually impaired, as well as non-English speakers. Ref BF 176.T43 2003
5th ed. Ed. by Taddy Maddox. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2003. Ref BF176 .T43 2003
Educational tests and measurements -- Bibliography
Contains full-text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. *Note: This resource is now accessed as an EBSCO database, and as such is searched using the EBSCO user interface.
Highland Park, NJ: Mental Measurements Yearbook, 1941- . Reviews commercially available tests which are written in English. Includes a bibliography for each test indicating articles, books, and theses that have examined the construction, validity, use and limitations of each test. Indexed by Tests in Print (Z 5814 .E9 I5x). Also available online as Mental Measurements Yearbook Online. Z 5814.P8 B932 Ref Z5814.P8 B932 15th (2003)
This library guide is a listing of resources to aid researchers and students as they pursue studies or research requiring information or access to tests, measurement tools, or assessment protocols. Call numbers indicate where items can be found in the Main Library at Kent State University. For further assistance, ask at the reference desk.
Ed. by Linda L. Murphy, James C. Impara, Barbara S. Plake. Lincoln, Neb: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, 2002. BF176 .B96 2002 Two volume set identifies tests available to purchase as of 1999. Also refers to reviews that have appeared in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks (Z 5814 .P8 B932).
Ed. by Linda L. Murphy, James C. Impara, Barbara S. Plake. Lincoln, Neb: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, 2002. BF176 .B96 2002 Two volume set identifies tests available to purchase as of 1999. Also refers to reviews that have appeared in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks (Z 5814 .P8 B932).
Educational tests and measurements -- Evaluation
10 Vol. Daniel J. Keyser, Richard C. Sweetland. Kansas City, MO: Test Corporation of America, 1984- . Ref BF 176.T419 1984 Three to four page descriptions of educational and psychological tests discussing use, validity, reliability. Includes critiques of the test and a list of references for further information.
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
Educational tests and measurements -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
2nd ed. Paula E. Lester, Lloyd K. Bishop. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press/Technomic Books, 2000. Ref LB3051 .L4543 2000
Educational tests and measurements -- Indexes
The ETS Test Collection includes an extensive library of 20,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present.
Princeton, NJ: ETS Test Collection, 2000. Ref LB3051 .T45x 2000 cum. index Sets A-Z
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment tool information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Emily Fabiano. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1989. Ref LB 3051.F3 1989 Identifies tests used in dissertations written in education and physical education between 1938 and 1980. Look up the name of the test and then look for the selected population under that test. Entries refer to Dissertation Abstracts International (Z 5055.U5A53).
Educational tests and measurements -- Periodicals
East Lansing, MI: National Council on Measurement in Education. 1964- . Periodicals, 2nd floor Quarterly journal that presents original research related to measurement in educational settings. Articles Indexed by Education Abstracts, ERIC, Sociological Abstracts and PsycINFO.
ETS. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service, 1975- . Micro-4 LB3051 .T45x 1975-2000 sets A-Z, 2nd floor Collections of tests on microfiche. Use the ETS TestLink (http://www.ets.org/testcoll/index.html) to locate the ETS Tracking Number listed on the microfiche.
Educational tests and measurements -- United States -- Catalogs
6 Vol. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986-1992 and 1993- 1995. LB 3051.E79 1986 v.1-6; LB3051 .E79 1993 v. 1-2 (Also online at ETS Test Collection Locator at http://testcollection.ets.org). Brief descriptions of tests, including publication information, for vocational, achievement and intelligence assessments. Subject index permits searching by population (e.g., mentally disabled or grade 3) or by knowledge to be tested (e.g., job skills or reading skills).
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
Educational tests and measurements -- United States -- Library resources -- Directories
Ed. by Paul G. Fehrmann, Nancy Patricia O'Brien. Chicago: The Association, 2001. Ref LB3051 .D564 2001 A listing of collections available to researchers and practioners who need to know the content of various tests. Provides list of institutions, size, focus, and content of collection, restrictions on use, and contact information.
ejournals see electronic journals
Election districts -- United States
CQ Politics in America Series offers comprehensive, nonpartisan commentary and data about members of Congress. Detailed member profiles provide concise insight and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations at home and on the Hill.
Vital Statistics on American Politics is a rich and authoritative resource of data offering more than 230 tables and charts covering the full spectrum of American politics dating back to 1788, including: congressional and gubernatorial elections; party competition at the national, regional, and state levels; public approval of the president, Congress, and the two major political parties; the federal budget and the national debt; and election information.
Electric engineering
Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
Electrical engineering -- Databases
More than 3 million full text IEEE journals, conferences & standards + IET journals and conferences + VDE conference papers + all IEEE standards except for the Drafts. All content back to 1988 with selected content back to 1872.
Electron configuration
Contains images that represent atomic orbitals and molecular orbitals, animated plots of wave functions, animated plots of electron density, "dot-density" plots of electron density, and plots of radial distribution functions.
Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy
An integrated spectral database system for organic compounds, which includes 6 different types of spectra under a directory database of the compounds. The spectra are EI mass, 1H decoupled 13C NMR, 1H NMR pattern (90 and/or 400 MHz), 1H NMR parameter (300 MHz pattern generated), FT-IR, laser-Raman, and ESR. Produced by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology of Japan.
electronic
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
KSU Calendar for ETD-related activities
ETD Contacts in Colleges and Schools
Forms for submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Frequently Asked Questions about Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Checklist for students submitting an ETD
Instructions for preparing and submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Kent State University
Steps for submission of ETDs.
Freely accessible web sites for Economics subject guide
Preparation and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format.
A collection of web resources and books to learn about various careers, jobs or occupations.
Checklist for students submitting an Honors Paper
Steps for submission of Honors papers
Instructions for preparing and submitting Honors Papers at Kent State University
For students wishing to learn how to access reserve materials
Checklist for students submitting a Liberal Studies Essay
Instructions for preparing and submitting Liberal Studies essays at Kent State University
Steps for submission of Liberal Studies essays
e-Books: What Do We Have, and How Do I Find and Use Them? An overview of our many e-book collections: how to find them in KentLINK, how to use their various interfaces, how to find them in the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center, and which sites let you make a personal profile.
Reserves information for faculty, students, and staff regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Look here for resources pertaining to specific professions or majors.
Description of duties and responsibilities, qualifications and special skills for the serials department student employees
Electronic books
Although this site is no longer being maintained, it is still a useful index to plays in electronic form available on the web. Works are usually those in the public domain (not covered by copyright) and include authors such as Shakespeare, Ibsen, Jonson and Euripides.
Organized and maintained by the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, Inc., this site provides access to a number of Hispanic play texts, organized by playwright. Other resources related to Hispanic theater are also available. This site can be read in either English or Spanish.
Contains electronic books across many academic disciplines. Books may be ""checked out"" for a limited period of time.
Contains thousands of scholarly and reference e-books in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Access to electronic book services available at Kent State University.
Electronic books available at Kent State.
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, text books and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the internet.
A Web site that provides access to thousands of literary works by well know authors such as Austen, Bronte, Shakespeare, Twain, and Wharton. Also available are a selection of poems and plays, compilations, and other interesting resources.
Produced by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Humanities E-book is a digital collection of over 1500 full-text titles, including most humanities disciplines and area studies. This is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars and featuring unlimited multi-user access available 24/7.
e-Books: What Do We Have, and How Do I Find and Use Them? An overview of our many e-book collections: how to find them in KentLINK, how to use their various interfaces, how to find them in the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center, and which sites let you make a personal profile.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides biomedical books adapted for the Web. These are searchable and also linked through PubMed.
A Web site that provides access to free online books from a variety of subject areas.
Contains the full text of important scholarly books from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes both classic and newly-published works in the humanities and social sciences. Subject collections are available in Economics & Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. New books are added regularly.
This site contains a collection of original plays and screenplays, criticism and links to other sites concerned with theater.
Electronic commerce
A good resource for technological information. Includes reports on IT topics such as technology management, IT infrastructure, wireless communications, networking, security, telecommunications, enterprise systems, the Internet, and more. Includes technical reports and standards, market information, news, and tutorials, as well as links to relevant online resources.
Electronic discussion groups
A listing of listservs related to Rhetoric and Composition provided by SDSU.
The list is organized by LC call number ranges.
A list of literary listservs by category provided by the Voice of the Shuttle.
Electronic dissertations
Preparation and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format.
Preparation and submission of honors papers in electronic format.
Preparation and submission of Liberal Studies essays in electronic format.
Search for electronic theses and dissertations worldwide.
Electronic encyclopedias
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.
Search dictionaries for philosophy and religion.
electronic journal see electronic journals
Electronic journals
Full-text of journals published by the American Chemical Society. Titles may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Search the journals of the APS, by journal, volume, page or article. Titles are also available through OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Full-text for 2000, 2001, and part of 2002 for journals covering medicinal and organic chemistry, drug development, and more.
Open-access, peer-reviewed repository of full-text, biomedical journals.
Search for individual journal titles, as well as publishers. Subscriber access to journals available. Many titles may be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Online access to 40 chemistry journals.
Online access to over 30 physics and astronomy journals. (Note: full-text may not be available for certain titles.)
Full-text coverage of selected journals in the areas of arts, humanities, math, medicine, science, engineering, computer science, and social sciences. This link gives the current status of access to EJC titles. For some, links are provided through publishers' web sites.
Tips and guides for using the EJC.
Instructions for setting up a profile in the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center, for receiving e-mail notifications of new journal issues and setting other personal options.
Lists the publishers whose journals are included in the EJC as well as how to report missing issues and articles.
Links to LMS electronic journal subscriptions and open access journals for English studies.
Electronic journals in most disciplines, published by Elsevier. Full-text access to many is available via the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.
This Web site provides up-to-date information on which medical journals provide free online access. Over 1,300 journals covering all medical specialties are linked.
Hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with more than 750,000 free, full-text articles online. A division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces the online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content. Free registration is required for access.
Selective full-text access to journals published by the IOP. Additional access is available through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.
Non-profit organization that was established for the purpose of publishing physics-related journals and other relevant scientific and technological information
Contains full-text of bulletins of academic societies and research papers in most areas of scientific research.
Use this tool to determine the availability of online or print journals available at Kent State, as well as online titles available through OhioLINK.
Created by Chemistry/Physics library staff, this page contains selected links to sources of full-text journals and other related information.
Access full-text journals in the areas of chemistry, physics, liquid crystals, and related disciplines.
Search here for active serials by department, title, subject keywords, format or any combination of these items. This information is recreated monthly. "OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center" and many "JSTOR" and "SPARC" electronic titles are included but listed separately from academic departments.
Search by the title of a journal to see whether it is available in print and/or in electronic format.
Selective full-text access to journals published by the OUP.
PROLA contains the full-text of APS journals back to 1893.
A list of full-text journals as found in the Fall 2000 issue of Issue in Science and Technology Librarianship.
Subscriber access to journals in most disciplines of physics. Full-text access may also be available via OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Full-text journals in mathematics and statistics.
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
List of PubMed journals that provide links to full-text.
Provides full-text access to the journal archive of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Includes more than 200,000 original articles published from 1841 to 1996. Use the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center for full-text access to RSC titles after 2004. Advance article access is not available. NOTE: You must use the provided checkbox to restrict your search to the journal archive.
Subscriber access to full-text of journals published by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
SPARC is an alliance of universities, research libraries, and organizations initiated by the Association of Research Libraries in 1997. Its goal is to create systems that expand information dissemination and use in a networked digital environment while responding to the needs of academe.
Journals available through the Elsevier ScienceDirect service. Searchable by title and broad subject. (NOTE: The full-text of many journals are available through OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.)
Search the publications of the AIP, including journals, conference proceedings and more.
Contains online journal articles and more, including author resources and upcoming conferences. Also contains former Gordon and Breach titles.
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Electronic reference sources
Here is "...a fast, east and kid-friendly way for kids to search online. Designed to be a fun destination site focused on learning and 'edu-tainment," Ask for Kids uses natural-language technology that allows kids to ask questions and perform web seearches...."
electronic reserves
Instructions to accessing ERes.
Guide to the Copyright Law for materials placed on reserve.
A list of different types of file formats on ERes.
Instructions and tips for accessing the Electronic Reserves System, ERes.
For students wishing to learn how to access reserve materials
Establishes limits on materials placed on reserve.
Outlines library services for faculty teaching online and distance learning courses
Instructions for linking to an electronic reserves course page from Blackboard Learn
Information regarding printing reserve materials.
Listings of various forms for placing materials on reserve.
Reserves information for faculty, students, and staff regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Reserves information for FACULTY and STAFF regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Electronic theses see Electronic dissertations
Electronics
Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
email
Reference assistance is available in-person, online, and over the phone.
The home page for the LMS "E-Mail a Librarian" service.
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Examples of the types of questions for which the "E-Mail a Librarian" service is intended.
employment
A supervisors' guide to the most frequently asked questions about student employment. Forms related to student employees are included.
Job description for graduate student assistants working in the Acquisitions department.
Description of Acquisitions/Receiving positions for undergraduates.
description of duties and responsibilities for UG students in Architecture Library
Short description of duties in bindery for undergraduate students.
Brief description of opportunities available through any of the branch libraries on the Kent Campus.
descriptions of branch library positions for undergraduate students.
Job description of graduate student assistant positions within Technical Services.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in the Chem/Phys Library
Brief description of positions available at the Circulation area of Libraries and Media Services.
Description of duties and responsibilities for students working at the circulation desk.
Brief description of UG student jobs in Classroom Services.
Description of duties and responsibilities for Classroom Services Delivery Technician.
Description of skills and duties needed for copier repair service.
Description of duties and responsibilities for copyright clearance student workers.
A collection of web resources and books to learn about various careers, jobs or occupations.
descriptionof duties and responsibilities for UG students working in the Fashion Library.
Direct link to SFA page, work study program, and university funded.
Job description for graduate student assistants working in the Government Documents area.
The description, application process, and job opportunities for graduate students enrolled in the School of Library and Information Sciences.
Online application for graduate student jobs
Description of duties and responsibilities needed to work in the graphics area of Copy and Design Center
Description of duties and responsibilities for students working in ILL.
Any open position within LMS, both faculty and staff
List of links to LMS Administration.
List of links to LMS Administration.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in the Map Library.
Job description of cataloging positions for graduate students.
Hourly pay rates for student workers, both graduate and undergraduate.
Description of duties and responsibilities for students working in the Performing Arts Library.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Periodical Information Services on the second floor of the library.
Brief description of graduate positions within periodicals and interlibrary loans.
Brief description of requirements and duties of Reference Department/Desk student employees.
A list of resources for researching employers in preparation for interviewing.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Reserve Services.
Description of duties and responsibilities, qualifications and special skills for the serials department student employees
Description of duties and responsibilities for shelvers in the Collection Management department.
Brief description of duties and requirements for graduate students working in Special Collections
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Special Collections.
Form for supervisor to use with student having disciplinary problems on the job.
Policies and procedures described for student reference online.
home page for all student employment descriptions, applications, and links
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in SMS including software packages needed to assist patrons
Brief description of graduate student position in computer support area of library.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in our LMS Systems group.
Brief description of Technical Services positions for graduate students
Descriptions of undergraduate positions within LMS.
Online application for undergraduate student jobs.
Employment forecasting
MAIN ref coll HD8051.H36 9th ed.
Employment forecasting -- Ohio
MAIN Ref Gov Docs OJB 194.2:J62/2001
Employment interviewing
This how-to manual takes students step-by-step through the process of crafting a professional resume using today's business technologies including Internet and Email.
encyclopedias
Online almanacs and encyclodedias selected by KSU librarians.
Print resources for economics subject guide page
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in music.
A collection of resources, including Subject Guides, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.
A list of reference materials and periodicals for business
This library guide is a listing of resources to aid researchers and students as they pursue studies or research requiring information or access to tests, measurement tools, or assessment protocols. Call numbers indicate where items can be found in the Main Library at Kent State University. For further assistance, ask at the reference desk.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
An online encyclopedia that provides full-text access to articles, research updates, and dictionary terms in all areas of science and technology. Also contains biographies, weekly updates on hot topics and discoveries, a student center with resource guides, and links to related sites. Updated daily. This resource is available for the Kent, Salem, and Tuscarawas campuses only.
Offers etymology and history of first names.
The law written in plain language.
Offers entries to more than 100 broad topics in the arts, humanities, science, technology, history, biology, the World Wide Web, mathematics, games, puzzles, quizzes, and illusions. Also includes links to relevant, quality web sites.
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.
Contains more than 160,000 word entries plus a thesaurus and spelling help.
Ohio History Central is a readily accessible, online resource that documents Ohio's natural history, prehistory, and history through encyclopedic-style entries that are complemented with multimedia elements.
Includes over 4.8 million words indexed in more than 750 online dictionaries.
This dictionary is a fully searchable, electronic version of a 900+ item dictionary authored by Gary Parkinson, Ph.D. and Robert Drislane, Ph.D.
Contains entries from over 100 major discipline-related dictionaries and other publications from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes the sciences, foreign languages, art and architecture, politics, business, literature and more.
Science Online from Facts On File (not the journal Science published by AAAS) presents information on a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
World Book Web, which includes includes World Book Dictionary, World Book Atlas, World Book Advanced, World Book Kids, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, offers a suite of online research tools that delivers encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
call #: G 63 .W67 2007 - 5 volumes (shelved in the Reference Collection, 1st Floor, Main Library). Volume 2 is the volume covering the African nations.
e-EROS offers systematic and exhaustive coverage of reagents used in organic synthesis. Classical reagents, new "designer" reagents and catalysts are included. Search by CAS numbers or InChI’s or InChI Keys, authors with full-text links to their articles, keywords and phrases, reagent or reaction name, citation information, or structure, and more.
Includes more than 1500 dictionaries representing more than 230 languages.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French
Consists of 2000 texts in the French language ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.
Endowments -- United States -- Directories
Provides information on grantmakers and their grants. Includes nearly 100,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S.; information on more than 1.9 million recently awarded grants; and a keyword-searchable database of nearly 650,000 recently filed IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF.
Energy
Service hosted by the Office of Science and Technical Information that searches various e-print hosting sites worldwide.
Contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). Includes bibliographic records of literature in disciplines of interest to DOE such as chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, computer science and related disciplines. It includes citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents.
Provides access to over 500 databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences.
Provides the open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics. Contains access to full-text documents produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Older documents may also be made available.
Part of the Department of Energy, this center houses information regarding biomass, geothermal, solar, and wind energy sources. It also has links to dynamic maps and gis data regarding renewable energy.
United States Deparment of Energy web site. Provides information about energy sources, research, the environment and more.
Engineering
Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, with abstracts from over 5,000 international journals, conference papers and proceedings, and technical reports. Includes links to full-text. Updated weekly.
Index and abstracts to engineering literature published from 1884-1968.
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, text books and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the internet.
Provides the open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics. Contains access to full-text documents produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Older documents may also be made available.
List of databases of interest chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Some are restricted in use to Kent State University faculty, staff and students.
This site allows for keyword and advanced searching within international resources for geology, engineering, math, and computing. Users can access a variety of materials including articles, websites, and ejournals, as well as industry news and job announcements
Engineering -- Encyclopedias
"Coverage of virtually every major scientific topic including animal life, biosciences, chemistry, earth and atmospheric sciences, energy sources and power technology, mathematics and information sciences, materials and engineering sciences, medicine, anatomy, and physiology, physics, plant sciences, space and planetary sciences. Contains over 7,000 articles contributed by more than 250 experts." (Request CD-ROM at the Chem/Phys Library Circ Desk.)
English
Focuses on politics, education, gender, literature, and art.
Offers an archive of annual bestseller lists from Publisher's Weekly.
A quartely literary magazine.
Links to online bookstores and sites offering free book reviews.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating book reviews.
Provides articles, interviews, and book reviews on theory, technology, and culture.
Offers the full text of all of Shakespeare's plays and poetry as well as links to other resources online.
An international, refereed journal that encourages scholarly communication in the field of English Literature.
A tri-annual publication for contemporary art and writing.
A refereed journal providing articles and multimedia of Marxist criticism.
Provides a list of terms pertaining to eighteenth-century sensibility. Each term links to an introduction and relevant excerpts from the literature using the term. Also provides bibliographies of primary works and secondary critical sources.
Searchable index of freely-available and quality-controlled scholarly journals.
A quarterly journal containing photography, poetry, and essays.
A refereed journal featuring literary and disciplinary studies which center on literature and literary culture.
Links to listservs in English studies.
Links to LMS electronic journal subscriptions and open access journals for English studies.
Features articles on "cultural theories and rhetorics."
A growing list of over 1300 English Department Homepages.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about English Studies and related topics.
Subject Guide for English Studies.
Provides the full text of over 2200 plays by hundreds of different authors from the late 14th century through the end of the 19th century. This source is based on materials listed in the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.
A useful glossary of poetic terms by Ian Lancashire, Department of English, University of Toronto.
Offers essays on teaching American literature, as well as course descriptions and syllabi.
Features commentary on socio-political issues.
Find here "scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays." Also collects materials that deal with the overall structure of the Editions...refereed materials...a database of historical and current "performance records...and less formal texts useful to Shakespeare scholars."
Features new works of fiction every month.
JSTOR is an electronic archive of complete journal backruns, current to within 2 to 5 years. The collections include: Arts & Sciences I-VIII, Business Collection I-III, Ecology & Botany, General Science, and Language and Literature. For Kent State University, students and faculty now have access to 381 JSTOR journals representing over 2 million articles.
Provides articles and book and film reviews.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about language, literature, and related topics.
Summary of library instruction opportunities for English Composition and English Studies.
Offers book reviews of current works in all areas of Medieval Studies.
A monthly publication featuring short stories and poetry.
Since 1911, NCTE has worked to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels.
Links to library catalogs to find books and materials for use in English studies.
Links to reference sources online for English studies.
Includes this valuable guide to using MLA style to cite and document Internet resources.
From Bartleby.com. Edited by W. J. Craig The 1914 Oxford edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Contains 37 plays, 154 sonnets and miscellaneous verse.
Contains poetry, fiction, art work, photography, and book reviews.
Published three times a year by the Johns Hopkins University Press.
Links to publisher sites and lists of sites for university press.
Contains a list of prize winners back to 1917, and offers searching capabilities by year, category, publication, author, and description of a work. Also includes an entry form and application guidelines for the Prize.
Offers over 20,000 quotations from over 2,400 authors. Arranged by author and topic.
Online international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to English Romanticism.
Links to Multi-Modal Composition Tutorials for English 11011 and 21011 courses
Links to scholarly societies and organizations for English studies.
Resources for scholarships, grants, and emplyment in English studies.
A refereed journal of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association in the South.
Offers free access to thousands of poems by hundreds of poets.
Links to writing help at Kent State and online.
English drama
Offers the full text of all of Shakespeare's plays and poetry as well as links to other resources online.
Offers the full text of 1600 plays written in prose between the 16th-19th centuries. This source is based on plays listed in the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.
Provides the full text of over 2200 plays by hundreds of different authors from the late 14th century through the end of the 19th century. This source is based on materials listed in the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.
Provides access, via author or title search, to the locations of printed plays not indexed in the standard printed play indexes. Approximately 17,647 locations are currently cited to plays in many languages.
English fiction -- 18th century
Provides a list of terms pertaining to eighteenth-century sensibility. Each term links to an introduction and relevant excerpts from the literature using the term. Also provides bibliographies of primary works and secondary critical sources.
Offers the complete text of 96 works of British prose fiction from between 1700 and 1780.
English language
Indexes monographs, journal articles, book reviews, and more on the language, literature, bibliography, and culture of English-speaking areas of the world. Coverage includes materials published from the late 19th century to the present.
The Carnegie Mellon University Pronouncing Dictionary is a machine-readable pronunciation dictionary for North American English that contains over 100,000 words and their transcriptions.
Subject Guide for English Studies.
Contains more than 160,000 word entries plus a thesaurus and spelling help.
Web site for Humanities Research. This site serves as a meta guide to websites of use to the scholarly community in the arts, humanities and social sciences. "VoS emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources."
English language -- Etymology
Can be searched for both current and historical definitions of a word, as well as provide quotations and the ability to search for the occurrence of a word in any definition. Updated periodically.
English language -- Grammar
Style manual for writers of research and professional papers.
A miscellany of grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage created by J. Lynch, Rutgers University.
English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbook by the Writers' Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that explains and illustrates the basic grammatical rules concerning parts of speech, phrases, clauses, sentences and sentence elements, and common problems of usage.
English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Dictionaries
Available to Kent, Salem and Stark Campuses only! The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (C.E. 600-1150) of the English language.
English language -- Rhetoric
Complete text of this classic 1918 work from the Bartleby website.
A miscellany of grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage created by J. Lynch, Rutgers University.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
Business English Pod provides free weekly MP3 podcast ESL lessons for business English learners.
Comprehensive and easy to use guide to English Grammar.
Tool to help build vocabulary and to find the right expression for your writing...go from basic terms like "eat" to more expressive terms and phrases like "wolf down", or "be a picky eater.
Provides explanations of everyday slang and expressions.
Explanations of common everyday expressions, grouped by topic.
Guide to English usage, grammar, style and tips on preparing a written text.
Provides pronunciation guides for both British and American English.
English language -- Synonyms and antonyms
Mawson’s modernization of Roget’s classic structure with over 85,000 hyperlinked cross-references and 2,900 quotations.
English literature
Contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose, based on books and other sources originally published in print. Collections include: 20th Century African American Poetry Collection; 20th Century American Poetry Collection; 20th Century English Poetry Collection; African American Poetry 1700-1900 Collection; American Poetry 1600-1900 Collection; Bible in English; Bibliography of American Literature; Early American Fiction 1774-1850; Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare; Eighteenth-Century Fiction 1700-1800; English Poetry 600-1900 Collection; English Prose Drama 1280-1915; English Verse Drama 13-19th Centuries; W.B. Yeats Collections.
Indexes monographs, journal articles, book reviews, and more on the language, literature, bibliography, and culture of English-speaking areas of the world. Coverage includes materials published from the late 19th century to the present.
Offers the full text of all of Shakespeare's plays and poetry as well as links to other resources online.
Provides thousands of humanities texts in twelve languages, with more than 50,000 related images.
Subject Guide for English Studies.
Provides biobibliographical information on the author, historical information on the period in which Austen wrote, and the full text of some of her works.
Click on the Carroll Studies link for biographical information and critical interpretations of the author's works.
Offers an alphabetically indexed collection of electronic editions of works printed in English from 1477 to 1799. Some editions include links to annotations on the authors and their works.
Contains the full text of works by Blake and his contemporaries, images of Blake's art work, and a bibliography of over 500 scholarly articles and books.
An annotated guide to online sources that provide biographical, bibliographical, and critical information on this fourteenth-century author.
English Literature -- 19th Century
Victorian Bibliography lists noteworthy publications (including articles, books, and reviews) that have a bearing on the Victorian period. It annually indexes over 400 journals, representing scholarship in a range of disciplines. Prepared by the staff of Victorian Studies and a committee of the Victorian Division of the Modern Language Association of America
English literature -- Women authors -- Databases
The Women Writers Online collection contains more than 320 texts published by women authors between 1526 and 1850. Search the full text of these works or browse by author/date/title.
English philology
Indexes monographs, journal articles, book reviews, and more on the language, literature, bibliography, and culture of English-speaking areas of the world. Coverage includes materials published from the late 19th century to the present.
English poetry
Contains the full text of over 175,000 poems by over 1,400 poets from British Commonwealth and ex-colonial countries, between the years 600 and 1900.
A useful glossary of poetic terms by Ian Lancashire, Department of English, University of Toronto.
Provides access, via author or title search, to the locations of printed plays not indexed in the standard printed play indexes. Approximately 17,647 locations are currently cited to plays in many languages.
Funded by the Arts Council England, this is a digital archive of English 20th and 21st century poetry magazines. Visitors can search or browse the full text publications.
Environment
The map room section of this well-resourced government-funded public resource has grown in recent months, providing an excellent resource for those interested in policy matters, geography and urban studies. In particular, a section of interactive maps focusing on housing, population, water and environment has been added, providing a variety of well-detailed and useful levels of study and examination in each map.
The Colorado Geological Survey provides a variety of maps about the geology and environment of Colorado. Included are basemaps and maps of general interest, geologic hazards, environmental geology, geothermal resources, and mineral resources. The site also provides a list of publications published by the Colorado Geological Survey and online access to the Survey's "Rock Talk" Newsletter.
Service hosted by the Office of Science and Technical Information that searches various e-print hosting sites worldwide.
Environment Complete is the electronic version of Environment Index, and covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. It contains citations for articles from domestic and international journals, monographs and conference papers of the North American Association of Environmental Education.
EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.
GeoBase is a multidisciplinary database covering human and physical geography, geology, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation.
GreenFILE indexes 200+ scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Materials draw on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Provides the open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics. Contains access to full-text documents produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Older documents may also be made available.
Intute's "Earth Sciences" is a comprehensive gateway site for all topics related to the subject. The resources presented on this site are carefully chosen by subject experts and scholars at the University of Manchester and Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom. Information is timely, as the database is updated daily. Subjects are organized into 20 headings, with numerous subcategories for each. Users can search a variety of ways, such as through keyword or Boolean logic, and can also narrow a query by using the Advanced Search form, which is fairly exhaustive. The site also offers helpful features such as the "Subject Pack", which provide abstracts and links to Web sites with useful, detailed, high quality information about the subject. Users can also access a comprehensive list of hot topics, natural disasters, timelines, and a special section of "Spotlight" topics within the earth sciences chosen by an expert.
Focus on peer-reviewed research covering green building design and construction. All disciplines related to the built environment are included: architecture, engineering, and interior design.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
A selective list of web sites that might be of use to students and faculty who are researching topics in the biological sciences.
This site features research conducted by the SNOW Interest Group, a division of the US Army's USACE Engineer Research and Development Center. Much information on snow science is available, including biographies of snow experts, their publications, descriptions of tools and research facilities, and photos, graphs, and illustrations. The links page includes valuable scholarly Web sites for snow research. Other highlights include current U.S. snow cover maps (updated daily) as well as the SNOW Research Cool Link (updated twice a month).
The mission of the Society of Environmental Journalists is to advance public understanding of environmental issues by improving the quality, accuracy, and visibility of environmental reporting.
Links to a cluster of databases on toxicology and hazardous chemicals.
Produced and maintained by the Pacific Institute, the Water and Climate Bibliography is a database which includes entries for significant peer-reviewed studies in worldwide climate change and freshwater resources. Also included are theses, government reports, and conference findings. Users should consult "Search Tips" and "Keyword List" for the subject terms used by the database which are most applicable to their topic to conduct the most efficient search. Short abstracts are selectively available and there is no full-text access.
Enzymology
A standard handbook with methods and techniques for studying enzymes. DNA, RNA, biophysical, biochemical and biotechnological topics are also included.
equipment
Media services available at University Libraries
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Student Multimedia Studio Software and Equipment
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Kent State University Cameras and Camcorders.
ETDs (Electronic dissertations) see Electronic dissertations
Ethics
The Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University is open to the public, and has both scholarly and popular resources.
A database for identifying journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audiovisuals, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics.
This resource covers over 350 topics, with overviews, for example, for Abortion, Biodiversity, Censorship, Cloning, Euthanasia, Fetal Research, Just War Theory, Plagiarism, Sex Equality, Vegetarianism, and much more. Each article begins with an abstract and concludes with a bibliography. Articles can be printed or saved in pdf format, and citations can be exported (e.g., RefWorks, RIS, or BibTeX, etc.). There also are links to related online content.
Guiding principles for journalists.
Ethnic groups
The multi-disciplinary database covers many areas of literature regarding Native North Americans in the United States and Canada: books, essays, journal articles, and government documents. Coverage is from the 16th century through the present.
an electronic journal available in the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center (EJC). Connect through KentLINK, through the EJC or through the Journal Finder.
A systematically organized collection of thousands of full-text books and articles on cultures from all regions of the world; provides information on particular cultures, ethnic groups, or immigrant groups, their beliefs and superstitions, or subjects such as political structure, architecture, kinship units, or settlement patterns. The information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups.
Ethnic groups -- Health and hygiene
"Diversity Rx is a clearinghouse of information on how to meet the language and cultural needs of minorities, immigrants, refugees and other diverse populations seeking health care." Highlights why language and culture are important in the provision of health care. Sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures, Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
Useful case studies from the American Academy of Family Physicians on the American Medical Student Association website. Covers: preferential treatment, cultural beliefs in a scientific presentation, affirmative action, racial stereotyping, effect of racial bias, misinformation.
The EthnoMed site is produced by the Harborview Medical Center and "contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world." Culture specific information includes that provided for Amharic, Cambodian, chinese, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Mexican, Oromo, Somali, Tigrean, and Vietamese groups.
These are useful resources on multicultural health that address general issues in working with other ethnic groups and links to information on specific groups.
"The mission of the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health programs to design, implement and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems." Includes links to valuable resources.
Ethnic groups in literature -- Bibliography
Lyn Miller-Lachmann. New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker, 1992. Z1037 .M654 1992
Ethnology -- United States -- Statistics
Ref Index Table E184 .A1 .R78 2002
Europe -- History
267 historical maps from the 1910 Survey of Austria-Hungary are available to download (in jpeg format), zoom, and print. The site includes an index sheet of the general map of Central Europe (at a scale of 1:200 000). Data on the maps is also available. Though the site is primarily in Austrian, the data categories are also listed in English. Categories include Title, Current Name, Year, Relief, and Remarks. Unavailable map sheets are listed by number.
Provides Internet resources on the History of Europe after WWII in all languages. European Integration is here understood as the process of political, economic and cultural integration and co-operation between various European countries in the 20th century - mainly in the period after 1945.
Contains references about the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
evaluation
Basic criteria for evaluating Web resources. Evaluation form based on these criteria is linked to this page.
An online survey for instruction libraries to give their students.
This survey seeks to gather information about student learning and the effectiveness of teaching in our information literacy instruction program.
Evidence-based medicine
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine provides this site to provide health care providers research results and clinical practice guidelines relating to complementary and alternative medicine practices.
Provides a listing of more than 41,000 industry- and government-sponsored clinical trials as well as new drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. The site is designed to be a resource both for patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.
Site produced by the Oxford-Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. Includes sections on learning, doing, and teaching evidence-based medicine. Toolbox includes tips on asking focused clinical questions, searching MEDLINE for the best evidence, and a glossary of terms.
"ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details."
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials is a bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews contains full text articles, as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
The Cochrane Library is comprised of several databases that identify research at varying levels of evidence. The databases are: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessment Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
Includes abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world, which have been critically analyzed according to a high standard of criteria. Provides access to quality reviews in subjects for which a Cochrane review may not yet exist.
Resources that provide evidence-based information to support health care decision-making.
"An interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public."
Online resource dedicated to learning, teaching, and practicing evidence-based medicine. Includes interactive capabilities including wizard to help formulate clinical queries and customizable appraisal worksheets. Limited to four simultaneous users.
The Joanna Briggs Institute is an initiative of Royal Adelaide Hospital and the University of Adelaide. The Institute provides "a collaborative approach to the evaluation of evidence derived from a diverse range of sources, including experience, expertise and all forms of rigorous research and the translation, transfer and utilisation of the 'best available' evidence into health care practice." Many resources are available only to member institutions, although some Systematic Reviews and Best Practices Information Sheets are freely available.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides biomedical books adapted for the Web. These are searchable and also linked through PubMed.
"The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Program organizes major conferences that produce evidence-based consensus statements addressing controversial issues in medicine important to health care providers, patients, and the general public." The site provides access to all NIH Consensus Statements and NIH State-of-the-Science Statements.
"The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC™) is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services....The NGC mission is to provide physicians, nurses, and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation and use."
"The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have been reviewed and rated by independent reviewers." This is an initiative of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.
This database provides accurate, unbiased information on natural health, including herbs and supplements; conditions; drug interactions; alternative therapies; and homeopathy. These articles are entirely based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence. The more than 12,000 studies have been reviewed by a team of physicians and pharmacologists to insure the provision of reliable information without exaggeration or misrepresentation.
Resource for consumers from the National Library of Medicine that provides both easy-to-read summaries of clinical effectiveness research, as well full technical reports.
Evidence-based nursing
This toolkit is designed to support nurses in providing evidence-based care and to assist in shaping health policy.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides biomedical books adapted for the Web. These are searchable and also linked through PubMed.
"The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have been reviewed and rated by independent reviewers." This is an initiative of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.
This database provides accurate, unbiased information on natural health, including herbs and supplements; conditions; drug interactions; alternative therapies; and homeopathy. These articles are entirely based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence. The more than 12,000 studies have been reviewed by a team of physicians and pharmacologists to insure the provision of reliable information without exaggeration or misrepresentation.
Resource for consumers from the National Library of Medicine that provides both easy-to-read summaries of clinical effectiveness research, as well full technical reports.
Examinations -- Bibliography
Contains full-text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. *Note: This resource is now accessed as an EBSCO database, and as such is searched using the EBSCO user interface.
Highland Park, NJ: Mental Measurements Yearbook, 1941- . Reviews commercially available tests which are written in English. Includes a bibliography for each test indicating articles, books, and theses that have examined the construction, validity, use and limitations of each test. Indexed by Tests in Print (Z 5814 .E9 I5x). Also available online as Mental Measurements Yearbook Online. Z 5814.P8 B932 Ref Z5814.P8 B932 15th (2003)
Ed. by Linda L. Murphy, James C. Impara, Barbara S. Plake. Lincoln, Neb: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, 2002. BF176 .B96 2002 Two volume set identifies tests available to purchase as of 1999. Also refers to reviews that have appeared in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks (Z 5814 .P8 B932).
Examinations -- United States -- Library resources -- Directories
Ed. by Paul G. Fehrmann, Nancy Patricia O'Brien. Chicago: The Association, 2001. Ref LB3051 .D564 2001 A listing of collections available to researchers and practioners who need to know the content of various tests. Provides list of institutions, size, focus, and content of collection, restrictions on use, and contact information.
Examinations -- United States -- Periodicals
ETS. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service, 1975- . Micro-4 LB3051 .T45x 1975-2000 sets A-Z, 2nd floor Collections of tests on microfiche. Use the ETS TestLink (http://www.ets.org/testcoll/index.html) to locate the ETS Tracking Number listed on the microfiche.
Examinations -- United States -- Study guides
LearningExpress provides skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as online interactive practice tests for several types of exams including grade school achievement tests, the SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and civil service positions. Complete answer explanations accompany each response. To take a test, a user first sets up an individual account. Note: Setting up an account must be done at an authenticating site (on campus or at an Ohio public library or school). Thereafter, the account is accessible from anywhere. Learn2 includes more than 50 computer skills tutorials that will help improve your computer skills. Tutorials cover basic through advanced skill levels for Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook plus Adobe Acrobat to name a few.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Africa
Subsection of the Aluka online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. Focuses on high-quality visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites.
Executive departments -- United States -- Directories
Washington Information Directory Online provides verified and updated mailing addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail and Web site addresses, contact names, and descriptions for 10,000 federal government offices, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, judicial offices, public interest groups, nongovernmental organizations, and international organizations.
Exercise
Trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for students, researchers and practitioners in the areas of hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism.
Digitized content from several sport-related publications undertaken by the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. Indexed and searchable.
Exercise, Leisure and Sport free web sites
Subject Guide for resources in Exercise, Leisure and Sport
List of ranked, evaluated databases and web sites for researching topics in exercise, leisure, and sport.
Mapping service that allows you to create your own exercise routes around the world.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects
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List of ranked, evaluated databases and web sites for researching topics in exercise, leisure, and sport.
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CSA Physical 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.
Provides international coverage of sports and fitness literature, including physical fitness, physical education, sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, fitness, social and psychological aspects of sport and leisure, play, games, dance, and more. Full text is available for many of the articles covered.
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In conjunction with Kent State University's Celebration of Scholarship, University Libraries hosted a Faculty Recognition Program to honor faculty who had received tenure and/or promotion in the last year.
In conjunction with Kent State University's Celebration of Scholarship, University Libraries hosted a Faculty Recognition Program to honor faculty who had received tenure and/or promotion in the last year.
From Crime to Culture: The 25th Anniversary of the Borowitz Collection at Kent State University exhibition catalog.
Current events and exhibitions of Special Collections and Archives.
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