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Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Education and Physical Education Resources

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

This is the premier single-source, single-search provider of online information to help educators and librarians find just the right books to meet their educational and collection management requirements.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and student affairs professionals (staff members and administrators). ... The Chronicle, based in Washington, D.C., is a major news service in United States academic affairs.

Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement

This resource offers information about the Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2017. Provides access to different data tools related to crime.

Education Research Complete (EBSCO Host)

Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,200 journals, and includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs.

ERIC (EBSCO)

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and research. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Content includes journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books dating back to 1966.

Explora Primary

Explora Secondary

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

Library, Information Science, and Technology

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

MAS Ultra: School Edition

esigned specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines as well as ebooks. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

This resource is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.

Ohio's Department of Education Testing Website

This is the Ohio's Department of Education Testing website, which offers information about standardized testing rules and procedures.

Ohio State and County Juvenile Court Case Counts

This resource offers information about the Easy Access to State and County Juvenile Court Case Counts. Offers data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This is the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Provides information about funding, programs, state contracts, publications, research, and statistics about juvenile justice.

Popular Science

Primary Search

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers

Publications and Products from the Institute of Education Science

Scholastic GO!

Scholastic Go is a resource for K-12 children. It includes eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

These are the individual titles that are on the webpage below:

  • Scholastic GO! Grolier Online - Encyclopedia Americana
  • Scholastic GO! Grolier Online - Lands and People
  • Scholastic GO! Grolier Online - Multimedia Encyclopedia
  • Scholastic GO! Grolier Online - New Book of Knowledge
  • Scholastic GO! Grolier Online - New Book of Popular Science
  • Scholastic GO! Grolier Online - Nueva Encyclopedia Cumbre

Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. 

Teacher's Educational Resources from Kids.gov

U.S. Department of Education Data and Statistics

This provides access to information about student outcomes, colleges and universities, and K-12 students/schools.

Vocational and Career Collection

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.


Physical Education Research Databases

AccessMedicine

AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill Medical is a comprehensive online medical resource that provides authoritative, trusted, and continuously updated content for residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care.

AccessScience

AccessScience covers all major scientific disciplines. It offers links to primary research material, videos and exclusive animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers.

Alt HealthWatch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.

Annual Reviews

Coverage includes biochemistry, genetics, immunology, medicine, neuroscience, nutrition, physiology, public health. Full text from 1996 to the present is available (tables of contents only from 1984 to 1995).

BIOSIS Previews 1969 - Present

An expansive index to life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books, and patents. The database covers pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

CINAHL Plus w/ Full Text

CINAHL Plus® with Full Text is a robust collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 770 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the core research tool for all areas of nursing and allied health literature. Full text coverage dates back to 1937.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content with journals and ebook sources.  It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.

Gross Anatomy Dissector

Online Guided Gross Anatomy Dissector provides the anatomy as a first-year medical student would encounter and use it in an online teaching and learning environment. PLEASE GO TO THE SECTION “SITE LICENSE ACCESS FOR UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION” TO FIND THE LINK FOR ACCESS TO THE DATABASE.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

MedicLatina

MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.

MEDLINE w/ Full Text

MEDLINE with Full Text provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, nearly 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE. And of those, 558 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection.

MEDLINEplus

This source provides health topics, drugs and supplements, a medical encyclopedia, news, and directories from the National Library of Medicine and NIH.

Natural and Alternative Treatments

This database focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to healthcare and wellness. Designed for consumer health researchers and clinicians, Natural & Alternative Treatments is an essential tool that satisfies an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased natural health information.

Primal 3D Anatomy -  Anatomy.tv

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PubMed

PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.

Sport Discus w/ Full Text

SPORTDiscus with Full text is the definitive database for sports and sports medicine research. Providing hundreds of full-text sports medicine journals, it is an essential tool for health professionals and researchers studying fitness, health and sports. Subjects covered include nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology and kinesiology.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is a collection for the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more. The collection features an array of internationally renowned physicians, exercise scientists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, registered dietitians, sport psychologists, personal trainers, and health/wellness experts who share information, ideas, and insights on the principles, techniques, and modalities of modern exercise science and sports medicine.