List of HSU Databases
for
Educational Studies
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
Education Source (EBSCO) Full Text. Covers scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education from early childhood to college and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Some links to ERIC documents.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized full text collection of quality education journals including peer-reviewed titles and educational reports.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO) Full Text. A comprehensive guide that provides full text reviews of over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments in fields such as education, psychology, and business. Find test purpose, publisher, pricing and what is being measured. Includes Tests in Print, a bibliography to all known commercially available tests currently in print in the English language. Remote access with University Network account.
Something about the Author (Direct) Full Text. Something About the Author Online provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. This preeminent source on authors and literature for young people also includes Something About the Author Autobiography Series.
ERIC via EBSCO (EBSCO) A user-friendly interface to the Educational Resource Information Center which provides access to education literature and resources through citations, abstracts, and some full text. Indexes RIE-Resources in Education, CIJE-Current Index to Journals in Education, and some unpublished material, from 1966 to the present.
ERIC via FirstSearch (FirstSearch) Educational Resource Information Center provides annotated references to education literature and resources. Indexes RIE-Resources in Education, CIJE-Current Index to Journals in Education, and some unpublished material, from 1966 to the present
MAS-Ultra School Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. For high school students (and educators). Provides general interest and current events publications as well as pamphlets, reference works, primary source documents, biographies and images, including photos, maps, and flags
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) Full Text. Includes popular magazines for middle and junior high school research plus biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, reference books and images. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles.
Primary Search (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers popular elementary school magazines back to 1990, the American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles.
Student Research Center (EBSCO) Full Text. An interface designed specifically for secondary school students according to their research needs and searching abilities. Content includes magazines, newspapers, biographies, reference works, country reports, film and video.
Kid Search (EBSCO) Full Text. An interface designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their research needs and searching abilities. Students can search by topic across all subscribed databases.
Searchasaurus (EBSCO) Full Text. An animated interface with a dinosaur theme encourages elementary and middle school students to develop search methodologies. Accesses three databases: Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, and Book Collection: Non-fiction.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Humanities Source (EBSCO) Full Text Offers worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought through full text articles, original works, interviews, book and performance reviews and more, covering all aspects of the humanities including art, communications, history, literature, music, dance and the performing arts, literary and social criticism, philosophy, religion, and many other topics. Remote access with University network account.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
Education World (Web) An online education guide for teachers. Features a search engine for educational websites only, lesson plans, practical information, and articles on administrative issues, technology in education, current issues and news.
ERIC on the Web (Web) Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC provides access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. Free web access.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Teacher Reference Center (Web) A free resource via the EBSCOhost platform, this site provides indexing and abstracts from popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines. Covers key education topics such as assessment, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, literacy standards and more to assist professional educators.
updated 20140228