Electronic Resources at LCSC:
- Contains citations and abstracts from almost
1000 education-related journals. Citations to the contents of ERIC
Documents, including conference papers and curriculum suggestions. The LCSC Library has most recent ERIC Documents, full-text, on microfiche.
ProQuest Education Journals - Leading
full-text journals in education and related fields.
PsycINFO - Contains more than 1.8 million
citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books,
dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal
coverage, which dates back to the 1800s, includes international material
selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 30 languages.
ProQuest Psychology Journals - With
complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related
publications, this database meets the needs of both students and
GENERAL JOURNAL DATABASES:
- Includes articles from over 11,000 magazines and journals. Many,
but not all, provide the full-text of articles. Over 160 subjects areas
are covered extensively in this product including business and
economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, and
Research Library - A smaller collection
of periodicals than ProQuest Central. Covers a broad range of subjects
including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health,
humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology,
sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
ProQuest Family Health - Full-text
information covering numerous aspects of family health from sports
injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from
eye care to dentistry.
ProQuest Health and Medical Complete -
Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information --
from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers. The
database provides coverage from leading health journals and essential
medical journals in key medical specialties.
ProQuest National Newspapers Premier -
Includes a balance of national and regional newspapers chosen for their
journalistic excellence and regional representation. All titles are
available in full text. Papers include national titles such as The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post along with a
selection of titles from across the U.S. such as the South Florida Sun
Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Denver Post, The Sacramento Bee plus
other important U.S. papers.
RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN (K-12):
One of the largest
collections of periodical and digital media content designed
K-12 schools and libraries.
Students find the answers
they need from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers,
books, and transcripts--plus thousands of maps, pictures,
educator-approved websites from
Homework Central®, and audio/video files.
Child Care & Early Education
Research Connections - a multidisciplinary database of over 10,000
resources, including journal articles, reports, and datasets from research
projects. Maintained by the National Center for Children in Poverty at
Columbia University, the Inter-University Consortium for Political and
Social Research, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
The gateway to educational materials -
free lesson plans and other teaching and learning resources.
Home Page - Articles, tips, links to web pages, with the goal of
mentoring and inspiring new teachers. Provided by Inspiring Teachers
Publishing, Inc., a small business created by 2 Texas teachers.
Teacher's Domain : Multimedia
resources for the classroom and professional development - Provided by
WGBH, the PBS station in Boston. Most materials are for science
subjects. User needs to register (for free)
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on
the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including Congressional
bills and hearings. Provided by the Government Printing Office.
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide
- Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."