Education Resources

Education Resources

Academic OneFile

Contains millions of peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Subjects addressed include the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology and literature. Contains full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Complete

A scholarly and multi-disciplinary full text database containing more than 8,500 full text periodicals and including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Annenberg Media's Learner.org

A collection of Annenberg's educational videos freely available on the web. Annenberg develops educational materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers.

ArticleFirst

Allows users to search for journals through a variety of methods including keyword, author, and title, identifies libraries holding the items, and indicates if the item is held by the Simpson University Library. Search results provide tabbed gateways to records detailing other material types including books, videos, and audio materials.

Britannica Academic

This online version of Encyclopedia Britannica goes beyond the print edition by providing links to over 30,000 Internet sites approved by EB editors.

California Education Code

Presents information that reflects California laws about education that are currently in effect.

California Educator

A monthly magazine designed to keep stakeholders informed about trends in education, policy decisions, legislative actions, and local and state association accomplishments.

Clase and Periodica

Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities while PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.

Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

The articles in this free encyclopedia include links to related Electric Library articles, pictures, maps, Internet sites and Barnes and Noble book lists.

CSU Chico Library Catalog

The Meriam Library of California State University, Chico, is located in Chico, California. You can find directions to Chico, a campus map, and library telephone numbers on the library's web site. Simpson patrons may borrow materials from the Chico circulating collection using our interlibrary loan service

Digital Public Library of America Bookshelf

Facilitates access to over a million online books through a handy visual representation.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Its purpose is to include all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee content. 

EBSCOhost eBooks

Contains hundreds of thousands of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.

Electronic Books Index

OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide; currently over 295,000 books are included in the database.

Electronic Collections Online

Allows you to view abstracts and full-text articles from journals to which your library or institution subscribes.

ERIC Database

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a digital library of education-related resources, providing the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966. The database includes some full-text.

ERIC through EBSCOhost

Education Resource Information Center (ERIC) contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

ERIC through FirstSearch

A guide to published and unpublished sources on education. ERIC includes some full-text documents at no charge.

EThOS : Electronic Theses Online Service

The United Kingdom's national thesis service whose aim is to provide open access to publications that have been publically funded. The service provides free full text to a large number of theses. A free EThOS account is required for access.

Films On Demand

An online video platform providing more than 20,000 video titles in the humanities, social sciences, business, economics, science, mathematics, health, medicine, and archival films.

FirstSearch

Provides access to indexing and abstracting databases.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

A general encyclopedia providing over 25,000 entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Offers an online collection of premier reference eBooks and encyclopedias for multidisciplinary research. Users can search a single eBook or across an entire eBook collection.

Gateway to Library Catalogs

This resource contains listings of several national and international library catalogs. Again, its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering. This database is brought to you by the Library of Congress.

GovInfo

Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Allows users to search and browse, access metadata, and download documents and publications.

Higher Education Directory

A trusted reference providing information on academic and administrative personnel at accredited degree-granting colleges and universities. The directory is frequently updated with new information supplied by the institutions themselves. Contact the Simpson University Academic Office to obtain a site login.

HighWire Press

This resource hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with 1,167,933 free, full-text articles from 257 journals. HighWire partners produce 73 of the 200 most-frequently-cited journals publishing in science.

Ingenta

A leading Web infomediary empowering the exchange of academic and professional content online, supplying access to 6,000+ full-text online publications and 27,000+ other publications.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in its collections.

IRIS Resource Locator

Provides instructional and classroom users with modules, case studies, and activities that promote evidence-based practices.

Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership

The only peer-reviewed journal published in the United States with a specific focus on the areas of outdoor recreation, education, and leadership. The journal focuses on improving research and practice and reducing the disparity between the two in the represented disciplines.

JSTOR

A collection of scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences that is easy to search and use.

Khan Academy

A collection of more than 3,500 educational videos on subjects including biology, business, chemistry, finance, healthcare, history, math, medicine, and physics.

Library of Congress Catalog

Contains 15 million records representing books, serials, music, maps, manuscripts, computer files, and visual materials. Its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering.

MAS Ultra : School Edition

A resource designed specifically for high school libraries. Contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines, 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, and color PDFs for key magazines.

MERLOT II

A free and open peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials and faculty-developed services contributed and used by an international education community.

National Science Digital Library

Provides organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.

OAIster through FirstSearch

Links to multidisciplinary digital books, articles, audio files, images, movies, and datasets from open archive collections.

OAIster through WorldCat

A collection of freely available resources including books, theses, audio files, images, and movies from over 1,100 contributors.

OmniFile Full Text Select

OmniFile Full Text, Select Edition™ is a full text-only database that contains a wealth of essential material for learning and research across the disciplines. Full-text articles are available from approximately 2,700 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed.

The On-Line Books Page

A directory of books that can be freely read on the Internet. It includes an index of thousands of on-line books, pointers to significant directories and archives of on-line texts, special exhibits, etc.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

A resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. As of February 2014, the resource indexes over 1.9 million documents.

OpenLibrary

OpenLibrary provides hundreds of thousands of electronic books free of charge and downloadable to your reading device. Register online for a free account and borrow up to five e-books for two weeks. Most of the collection is available only through participating libraries, in other words you need to have an account through your local participating library in order to borrow materials. (Simpson University is a participating library.) 

PapersFirst

An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers published information received by The British Library Document Supply Center.

PQDT Open

Dissertations and theses covering the breadth of scholarship and published as open access.

Primary Search

Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Proceedings First

An index of worldwide conference proceedings, including a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Project Gutenberg

A collection of tens of thousands of free eBooks representing multiple subjects.

ProQuest Ebook Central

Provides access to the Academic Complete library containing well over 100,000 eBooks. It features unlimited access and multidisciplinary coverage and is designed specifically for research productivity, from discovery to reading to bookshelf. Ebook Central replaces the former Ebrary and Ebook Library platforms. The new platform requires a login regardless of access location.

Questia

An online, subscription-based library that provides 24/7 access to books and journals in a variety of disciplines. Subscriptions cost $99 per year.

Sage Journals Online

A database of 440 peer-reviewed journals covering many subject areas.

Science and Engineering Indicators

This biennial report to Congress provides a broad base of quantitative information about U.S. science, engineering, and technology.

Science.gov

This site provides public access and a unified search of the government's scientific and technical databases.

Shasta College Library Catalog

The Shasta College Library is centrally located on the Shasta College campus (11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003). Simpson University students may check out materials from the circulating collection by using their ID cards to apply for a Shasta College library card.

Simpson University Library Catalog (WorldCat Discovery)

The WorldCat Discovery powered search engine that returns items immediately available to Simpson University library users and discovers books, journal articles, videos, audio recordings, etc. through a single search.

Simpson University Library Catalog (WorldCat Local)

The WorldCat Local powered search engine that returns items immediately available to Simpson University library users and discovers books, journal articles, videos, audio recordings, etc. through a single search.

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book

The SMADB is a convenient summary of statistics on the social, political and economic organization of the states and metropolitan areas of the United States. It is designed to serve as a statistical reference and guide to other statistical publications and sources.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Provides statistics of the U.S. according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

Teaching Channel

Provides videos on a wide range of subjects that demonstrate inspiring and effective teaching practices for grades K-12. Community members trade ideas and share inspiration with each other. Videos also include information on alignment with Common Core State Standards

United States Government Manual

The official handbook of the federal government.

University of California's Melvyl

Melvyl contains the holdings of all libraries in the Univeristy of California system. Its primary use is for research purposes and information gathering.

World DataBank

An analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics for countries of the world. Examples of statistics include GDP growth, CO2 emissions, population totals, poverty rates, and terrestrial and marine protected areas as a percentage of each country.

WorldCat Dissertations and Theses

Indexes dissertations and theses found in the World Catalog.

WorldCat through FirstSearch

Contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries.