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Education & Colleges

EBSCO Academic Search Premier
Provides full text of scholarly journals and other publications from a wide variety of academic disciplines.
Funded by ELM*

Educator's Reference Complete
Resource for educators and education students, providing relevant and timely information for studies as well as detailed, comprehensive data for those already working in the field.
Funded by ELM*

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
This database consists of the Resources in Education (RIE) file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal article citations from over 980 professional journals in the field of education.
Funded by ELM*

Journal articles and reports in education
Funded by ELM*

Expanded Academic ASAP
Comprised of more than 3,500 indexed and full-text titles — of which 2,100 are peer-reviewed — in all disciplines with more than 20 years of backfile coverage and an intuitive interface that expedites successful searches.
Funded by ELM*

Homework Rescue
Online homework live help
Funded by MELSA*  

LearningExpressLibrary 3.0
Online courses in math and English, plus online practice tests for official exams, including civil service, academic achievement, citizenship, real estate, and military.
Funded by ELM*

Easy-to-use video tutorials to help you learn software, technical, creative and  business skills — anytime, anywhere. Log in with your Dakota County Library card, create your profile and you are ready to start learning.  The Library’s contract allows for 75 simultaneous users – if that number is reached, you may be asked to wait until a seat is free to use.
Funded by DCL*

Professional Collection
Features a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators (especially K-12).
Funded by ELM*

Professional Development Collection
Provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers.
Funded by ELM*

Student Resources In Context
A database of reference works, biographies, essays, overviews, primary works, and periodical articles from literary, science, health, history, and biography resources. Designed for use by high-school students for both homework and in-depth research assignments.
Funded by ELM*

Last updated: 3/23/2015 9:31 AM