LibGuides
EducationThis LibGuide provides an overview to the resources available through the MGCCC Libraries for Education.
Subject Databases
Educational Administration Abstracts(Magnolia) This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
ERIC(Magnolia) Full text of more than 2200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education-related journals.
Professional Development Collection(Magnolia) A highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, librarians and education researchers, on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.
Research Starters: Education(EBSCO) This database provides education students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments. Comprehensive topic summaries help students grasp the broad outlines of a subject, understand real world applications, critically engage with the topics and locate sources for advanced scholarly research.
Teacher Reference Center(Magnolia) Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 peer-reviewed journals. Topics covered include Best Practices, Curriculum Development, Literacy Standards, Pedagogical Research, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Science & Mathematics, School Administration, and more.
General Databases that Include Education Topics
Academic Search Complete(MELO) A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications. Academic Search Complete includes full-text access to peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features some PDF content going back as far as 1867, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Academic Search Premier(Magnolia) Indexing for more than 8200 journals, and unmatched full text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more, for over 4500 of those titles.
Books Collection: Nonfiction(Magnolia) Fully searchable full text and abstracts for nearly 4000 popular nonfiction books on topics such as careers, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, technology, history, and civics.
Ebook CentralProQuest Ebook Central is a collection of more than 135,000 full-text ebooks covering a wide range of subjects, including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.
eBooks(Infobase) Offers access to more than 3,100 current and backlist Infobase titles, spanning a wide range of core, curriculum- oriented subject areas—from history, science, and literature to geography, social issues, the arts, biographies, and more.
eBook Collection(MELO) A database that contains all of the full text eBooks purchased by the MELO consortium.
eBook Community College Collection(MELO) Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains more than 52,000 eBook titles, with content spanning a range of topics, programs, and fields of study and varying from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, all with a user-friendly search experience and simple download process.
Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia(Magnolia) Over 25,000 records, including images, biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library(Gale) Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
MasterFILE Premier(Magnolia) Full text for thousands of periodicals, reference books, and primary source documents, covering a broad range of disciplines, including general reference and science, business, education, health, multicultural issues and more.
OverDrive(Contact Library to create an account). eBooks and audiobooks for your Kindle, computer, or mobile device.
SIRS Researcher(EBSCO) A general database of selected full-text articles on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political, and global issues. In addition to full-text articles, the following are also available: Today's News, Almanac Excerpts, and Maps of the World. Many articles are accompanied by graphics, including charts, maps, diagrams, and illustrations.
Tests/Training
PrepStep for Community Colleges(Create an account to use). PrepSTEP is a dynamic online eLearning platform that can help you prepare for success in school and the workplace. It has self-guided academic skill-building resources and tools for career readiness.
Testing and Education Reference Center(Gale) Provides in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more. Available online practice tests include entrance exams, certification and licensing tests.