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Covers scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education, from early childhood to higher education in all educational specialties. Includes indexing and abstracts, as well as some full text.
Provides full-text of many books no longer under copyright, and allows searching of the contents of many more titles.
Accesses the scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other websites. Includes links to resources subscribed to by Grinnell College.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Covers psychology and related disciplines including sociology, education, and sport. Worldwide coverage includes references to over 1,800 journals, dissertations, and book chapters.
1915-present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.
Surveys "15-year-olds in the principal industrialised countries. Every three years, it assesses how far students near the end of compulsory education have acquired some of the knowledge and skills essential for full participation in society."
Print Location: Burling Ref LB2846 .I67x 1996
Results of comparative studies in educational achievement.
Constantly updated, AP Images provides access to millions of primary source photos from 1825 to the present. Also provides audio, video, graphics, and interactives. This database may be used for educational purposes only.
Print Location: Burling 2nd floor LB15 .O28x 1999
Although dated, this is still a useful bibliography of sources in all areas of education.
A three-volume set that describes educational systems around the world.
Print Location: Burling 1st Floor Oversize LB15 .W87 2001
Print Location: Burling Ref LB43 .I584 1995
Print Location: Burling Ref AS2 .W6
Print Location: Burling Ref LA183 .W66x 1996
Geographic information and maps from the US Central Intelligence Agency. Also includes people, government, economy, communications, transportation, and military information.
A listing of K-12 schools around the world.
Focuses on textbook research internationally. Most materials are in English or German.
"The Education Support Program (ESP) and its network partners support education reform in countries in transition, combining best practice and policy to strengthen open society values."
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, second printing.
Print Location: Perm. Reserve (Burling & Kistle) BF76.7 .P83 2001
Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
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