Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017
Here are lists of databases that might help you, organized by category. All of these databases are available for on and off-campus users here or by going through the Library's Home Page at http://www.library.ncat.edu.
To find these databases from the Library Home Page:
- Choose the Databases tab from the Library home page
- Click Browse Databases by Title
- Look in alphabetical order for the name of the database, as listed to the left.
Please note: For off-campus access use your first and last name, and your Banner ID number.
Use these databases to find articles in education and other journals, trade magazines, newsletters, and more.
- EBSCO Databases
The EBSCOhost platform brings us numerous databases in several different topic areas. For education topics we recommend checking on Academic Search Premier, MasterFile Premier, ERIC< and the Teacher Resource Center.
- Education Full Text collection
This is a small collection of scholarly journals in education. Although searches usually turn up fewer results, they are all guaranteed to be high-quality, full-text research articles.
JSTOR is a comprehensive database that includes many education journals. The Specialty of this database is historical articles; it does not include recent articles at all.
ERIC is part of the EBSCOhost suite, but can also be searched alone with this link. ERIC is the premier education database, which every teacher should know. There is also a free version maintained by the US Dept of Education, so you'll always have access.
These databases provide materials other than articles that might be useful for research in reading and education.
This e-book database includes books to read on your computer. It includes a wide variety of topics in and outside of education.
This e-book database lets you read books on a wide variety of topics, online. It also includes MP3 audiobooks.
A readers advisory resource made for finding good books, this database includes reading lists on all topics, discussion prompts for book talks, reading difficulty ratings for books, and a wealth of other information on fiction.