Research Tools by Subject: Education

SIRS Discoverer

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General reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology. SIRS Discoverer provides editorially-selected, indexed, and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines, and websites offering guided research for young researchers.

Tags: Educator Resource, Teacher Resource, Middle School, Elementary, General Reference

ProQuest Research Companion

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Developed to help students do more effective research and to assist educators in teaching the basics of the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

Tags: Academic Research, Information Literacy, Research Process, Thesis, Educator Resource, Teacher Resource

Novelist Plus K-8

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Includes information on many titles popular with students in grades K-8, arranged by instructional unit, theme or topic. Teachers can find appropriate fiction to complement classroom instruction.

Tags: Teacher Resources, Educator Resources, Book Recommendations, Reader’s Advisory, Libros en Español

Mango Languages

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Provides language learning experiences with step by step lesson plans for 71 different languages. This database features ESL (English as Second Language) lessons for over 16 languages along with a text translator. First time users must create a profile in order to use the resource.

Tags: Languages, Foreign Language, Spanish, French, Chinese, ESL

Learning Express Library

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An interactive database with practice tests and tutorials for many standardized academic and licensing tests, such as the GED, SAT, Nursing, Real Estate, etc. Access: Sign in as new user and create personal account using your library card number as your user name.

Tags: ACT, SAT, Test Preparation, GED, College Admission, Jobs, Employment

ERIC

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The Educational Resources Information Center database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature.

Tags: Teachers, Educators, Higher Education, Special Education, Continuing Education

Driving-tests.org

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The Central Arkansas Library System has partnered with Driving-Tests.org to provide access to manuals and practice tests for the Arkansas Driver’s Test. The site includes practice tests for car and motorcycle licenses, as well as for the CDL.

Tags: Driving Test, Arkansas Driving, Driver’s License, CDL, Practice Test

Cypress Resume

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