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Education and Physical Education Resources

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 Resources

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

The Chronicle of Higher Education

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)
Index, abstracts, and full text of articles and other publications in education research are available.

More than 1.3 million records and links to more than 300,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966 are available.

Explora Primary

Explora Secondary

Library, Information Science, and Technology

Index and abstracts to publications in library and information science and technology are available.

MAS Ultra: School Edition

Popular magazines indexed with full text for high school students are available.

Middle Search Plus

Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines are available.

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 PreventionThis 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

Professional Development Collection

Index, abstracts, and full text for professional educators are available.

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 Online

From cells to anatomy, from evolution to genetics, explore the classification, characteristics, and processes of life and how they change over time

Science Reference Center

Teacher's Educational Resources from

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

Index, abstracts, and full text for 350 trade and industry related periodicals

Physical Education Research Databases

This is an online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, and researchers with instant answers to clinical questions. AccessMedicine delivers the latest medical advances and knowledge from recognized physicians delivered in a digital aggregation with online desktop, PDA, iPod, and MP3 compatible device solutions.


AccessScience is an encyclopedia of science and technology that contains encyclopedia articles, dictionary terms, biographies, research updates, and science news and technology.

Alt HealthWatch
Alt HealthWatch provides an index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic,and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.

Annual Reviews
Coverage includes the biomedical sciences and physical sciences. Full text from 1996 to the present is available (tables of contents only from 1984 to 1995).

BIOSIS Previews 1969 - Present

CINAHL Plus w/ Full Text

Consumer Health Complete

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
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health is available. The source includes or has links to full text.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
An index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines are available. The source includes or has links to full text.

MedicLatina provides medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish.

MEDLINE w/ Full Text
Some full text available.

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
Natural and Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on more than 180 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 200 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.

Primal 3D Anatomy -

Access is available for five users at one time. Please remember to logoff when done so others may have access.

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

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video