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Education Resources: Articles and Books
A listing of education resources available at the New Jersey State Library, and through state and federal websites.
You can use the search box above to enter in subject terms and find books of interest in the New Jersey State Library's catalog. Use the pull down menu to change what is searched; for example: title, general keyword, author, and more.
Books pertaining to education can be found in the 300s in libraries that use Dewey Decimal System. If you are looking to browse through education titles at the New Jersey State Library, you'd find them here:
370 Education 371 Schools & their activities; special education 372 Elementary education 373 Secondary education 374 Adult education 375 Curricula 378 Higher education 379 Public policy issues in education
Selected General Education Journals at the Library
The following is a sampling of some of the Education journals that can be accessed while here at the New Jersey State Library. Remote access is restricted to state employees, and the students and staff of Thomas Edison State University.
Educational Researcher (ER) publishes scholarly articles that are of general significance to the education research community and that come from a wide range of areas of education research and related disciplines.
Articles and guest editorials on all aspects of the sociology of education aimed at members of the American Sociological Association.
A full list of the Education electronic journals available through the New Jersey State Library can be found here.
Education Databases at the New Jersey State Library
The following is a list of education databases that can be accessed while here at the New Jersey State Library. Remote access is restricted to state employees, and the students and staff of Thomas Edison State University.
Find articles from 6,5000+ full-text scholarly journals and magazines. Includes peer-reviewed STEM, social sciences, humanities, law, sciences, and video content from the Associated Press, 1930-present.
Check accreditation status of U.S. college and university programs, including names of accrediting agencies or state approval agencies. Use this database to verify the quality of postsecondary education. Maintained by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education.
Authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. With Advanced Search, you can limit results by audience and education level (adult, early childhood, secondary, etc.) Includes link to full-text articles when available from EBSCO. For other articles, also try ProQuest Education Database. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.
The free, public version of the ERIC database indexes citations of scholarly literature on education, with full-text links to government documents from the Department of Education. For full-text of journal articles indexed in this database, try EBSCO's ERIC database or ProQuest Education Database.
Search for citations to key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. Covers all aspects of the profession, including bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, information management, librarianship, and online information retrieval. Coverage is mid-1960s to present. Some full-text available. For more full-text, search in the ProQuest Library Science Database.
Full-text multidisciplinary database covering agriculture, art, education, humanities, law, social sciences and technology, as well as ethnic studies, women's studies and history. Some unique content types are cartoons, travel guides, performing arts and media reviews, and poems.
Free database includes citation index and abstracts for 200+ peer-reviewed journals on education. For full text articles, try ProQuest Education Database or ERIC.
The following is a list of databases appropriate for students, grades K-12, as indicated. They can be accessed while here at the New Jersey State Library. Remote access is restricted to state employees, and the students and staff of Thomas Edison State University.
Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus provide access to popular middle school magazines and reference books. Full-text articles are assigned a Lexile. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
Find great books to match the interests and reading level of young children. Hand-crafted recommendations created by librarians, teachers, and book experts. Browse or search by age level, awards won, genre, read-alikes, type of plot, or a combination of factors using the "appeal mixer."
Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.