Books and E-Books

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included.

  • Produced by: EBSCO
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Coverage: 1,000+ business related items
  • Full-text: 1,000+ eBooks, reports, and monographs
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

E-Books

Ebooks contains bibliographic records of online electronic books (e-books) in all subjects that are owned and cataloged by OCLC member libraries.

  • Produced by: OCLC
  • Vendor: OCLC FirstSearch
  • Coverage: 665,000+ cataloged e-books
  • Full-text: none
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

eBooks (EbscoHost)

eBooks is a collection of full-text e-books. ACE purchased 2009 and 2010 Education publications, and will continue to update this collection.

  • Producer: Ebsco
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Coverage: 2009+ e-books in Education (88 e-books as of March 2011)
  • Full-text: Yes
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

Education Source

Education Source is an authoritative online resource for Education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as leadership, curriculum, instruction, multilingual education, health education, testing, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

  • Produced by: Ebsco
  • Vendor: Ebsco
  • Coverage: 2,850+ journals plus books, monographs, conference papers, and proceedings
  • Full-text: Yes - 1,800+ journals and 550+ books and monographs plus numerous conference papers and proceedings
  • Includes: Ebsco’s Professional Development Collection
  • To locate libraries that own specific eBooks in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

Future-Focused Leadership: Preparing Schools, Students, and Communities for Tomorrow's Preparing Schools, Students, and Communities for Tomorrow by Gary Marx

  • Produced by: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Coverage: the book
  • Full-text: Yes
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

GPO Monthly Catalog

GPO Monthly Catalog is the only comprehensive index of government publications. Established in 1876, the U. S. Government Printing Office is the world’s largest publisher. Government publications are available on Education and every other subject in every academic discipline. Most are free from GPO or the issuing agency, and newer ones may be available on the Web. GPO estimates that today 50% of all U.S. government documents are now born digital.

  • Produced by: U. S. Government Printing Office
  • Vendor: http://www.gpo.gov/ (1861 to date)
  • Vendor: FirstSearch (1976 to date)
  • Coverage: (GPO): government publications since 1861
  • Coverage (FirstSearch): government publications since 1976
  • Full-text: Yes – some links to full-text publications are provided by issuing agencies.
  • To locate libraries that have government publications collections in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.
  • To locate full-text books published by government agencies, try the specific agency’s web site, Ebsco Education Research Complete, or ProQuest Education Journals.

Library, Information science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

This database covers information management, technology, and more. Coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

  • Producer: EBSCO
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Coverage: 735+ journals and 30+ monographs.
  • Full-text: Yes
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

OAIster

OAIster harvests Open Archives Initiative (OAI)-compliant resources in all subjects and disciplines from digital libraries, institutional repositories, and online journals. Its goal is to create a collection of freely available, previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone. Digital resources include books, articles, born-digital text, audio and image files, datasets, theses, technical and research papers, and image collections.

  • Producer: OCLC and University of Michigan University Library
  • Vendor: OCLC FirstSearch
  • Coverage: 23+ million records
  • Full-text: Yes
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

PapersFirst

PapersFirst is an index of scholarly papers in all academic disciplines presented at worldwide conferences, symposia, expositions, workshops, and meetings that were received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

  • Coverage: 6.5+ million papers since 1993
  • Full-text: none
  • Producer: OCLC
  • Vendor: OCLC FirstSearch
  • To locate libraries that own specific papers in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

Proceedings

Proceedings is a multi-disciplinary index of proceedings of worldwide conferences, symposia, expositions, workshops, and meetings that were received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

  • Coverage: 192,000+ proceedings since 1993
  • Full-text: none
  • Producer: OCLC
  • Vendor: OCLC FirstSearch
  • To locate libraries that own specific conference proceedings in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

WorldCat

WorldCat is the online catalog of books and all types of other materials located in 72,000+ libraries worldwide. American College of Education is a member of OCLC and WorldCat (OCLC symbol is ILACE.)

  • Producer: OCLC and 72,000 libraries worldwide
  • Vendor: www.oclc.org and OCLC FirstSearch
  • Coverage: 180+ million records dating before 1000 BC to present
  • Full-text: none
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.

WorldCat Dissertations

WorldCat Dissertations is a catalog of dissertations, theses, and published works based on them in all subjects that are owned and cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide.

  • Producer: OCLC
  • Vendor: www.oclc.org and OCLC FirstSearch
  • Coverage: 8+ million records; abstracts are not included
  • Full-text: none
  • To locate libraries that own specific e-books in your zip code, go to www.worldcat.org.