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Research Tools A to Z

Access to some databases is restricted for use only within the Library. Those databases will be listed with a note (In-Library Use Only).

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

  • Plain Dealer (full text access 1991-present)

    Full text access to all content from 1991 to the present.

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    • Plain Dealer e-edition (In Library Use Only)

      Read the daily Plain Dealer online in the library.

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      • Points of View Reference Center 

        This reference contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. This database provides the basis from which students can develop persuasive arguments and essays on multiple sides of an issue, better understand controversial issues, and help to develop analytical thinking skills.

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        • Professional Development Collection (for Educators)

          Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

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          • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection 

            This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.

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            • Public School Statistics

              Statistics from all the nations' school districts from the National Center for Education Statistics. Also useful for finding Magnet Schools, Charter Schools, and schools offering special programs. 

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