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Education Full Text (including ERIC) provides has articles relating to teaching and education published since 1995. Also includes citations and full text from the ERIC database (which include curricula, reports, standards, and other unpublished materials addressing topics in education).
PsychInfo has academic journal articles covering psychology and the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection has academic articles covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Communication and Mass Media Complete Provides research articles in communication and mass media including articles about sign language, deafness, deaf culture, and Deaf people.
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for academic research including journal articles, books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and other scholarly material.
SAGE Complete A-Z List
Peer-reviewed journals in Communication & Media Studies, Education, Nursing & Public Health, Psychology, Sociology published by SAGE and participating societies.
Provides online full-text access to the archives of more than 1300 scholarly journals, some of which date from the 19th century. JSTOR does not include recently published articles. Due to publisher restrictions, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the issues available in JSTOR.
The following are general content databases:
Academic Search Premier has newspapers, magazines, and academic articles.
Lexis-Nexis has full text newspaper articles from around the United States including the New York Times as well as Legal Cases
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