Course Guide: Special Methods 5-12 Language Arts (EDUC 544)

Library Catalogs--find books & more


ClassicFitz MnPALS Library Catalog--search for books and audio-visual materials located in the Fitzgerald Library. Due dates | Renewals

You may also search WorldCat to locate materials not in our library. Click on "full text button Find it at SMU" to order. For more information about how to obtain these items see our Interlibrary Loan page.


Use Reference Universe to search the contents of our print and online Reference Collection



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Databases and Indexes--find articles

Essential Source

Education Source

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. (from EBSCO)

1929-current | Some full text | More info

Also Useful

Educator's Reference Complete

Provides access to 450 academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many reference sources for education students. Contains full text coverage of nearly half the titles indexed in ERIC. Combine your search with the Professional Collection, also from Gale which has full text for 300 education journals. Go to Gale's InfoTrac list and select both databases.

1980 --current | Some full text | More info



The Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. Contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966. Includes ERIC documents and ERIC journals. Good source for educational research. Provides full text for Classroom Notes Plus from 1999-2002. (from EBSCO)

1966--current | Some full text


Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles as well as more than 200 educational reports. Includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, and Theory Into Practice. (from EBSCO)

Some full text | More info


Choose from all Fitzgerald Library education indexes and databases


Choose from all Fitzgerald Library indexes and databases



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Additional Links


Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.


Research Help

Search tips (Boolean operators truncation/wildcards), citation examples, and more




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Recommended Web sites


National Council of Teachers of English

Includes tables of contents and some abstracts for Classroom Notes Plus.



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