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  • Academic Ebooks from EBSCO
    EBSCO Academic Ebooks provides access to over 170,000 titles, including popular, professional, and scholarly works. The collection covers the gamut of academic disciplines: the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social sciences. Most of the ebooks are accessible by an unlimited number of simultaneous users, and a very large number of them are not part of any other ebook collection available through the Library.
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOHost)
    A multi-disciplinary scholarly, full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Also provides indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
  • ACLS Humanities eBook Collection
    The Humanities eBooks collection is a project of the American Council of Learned Societies and contains over 4,000 curated titles in all areas of the humanities and history: Archaeology and Anthropology, Art and Architecture, Biblical Studies, Film and Media, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature & Literary Criticism, Musicology, Fine Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology. Specialty disciplines include: Economics and Environmental Studies, Jewish and Middle East Studies, Latin American studies, LGBT/Queer and Gender Studies, Native Peoples of the Americas, History of Science & Technology, & Women’s Studies.
  • APA PsycNet E-Books
    APA PsycNet is the platform the American Psychological Association (APA) uses to deliver its highly authoritative content. Piedmont College users have access to a selection of the APA Handbooks in Psychology. This link opens with those books pre-selected for browsing.
  • Artstor Digital Library
    The Artstor Digital Library is a online digital image library designed to serve educational and scholarly communities with nearly two million images from the collections of all types of museums from around the world. Artstor features an unparalleled range of images from some of the world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. Artstor facilitates research and education in numerous disciplines, including art and visual studies, architecture, religion, anthropology and archaeology, global studies, fashion and costume, classics, world history, and more. Our library is solely available for teaching, education and scholarship, with all images supported with comprehensive metadata and cleared for educational use.
  • Child Development & Adolescent Studies
    Provides citations from 1927-present to the scholarly literature concerning growth and development of children through the age of 21. This service is founded on the Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography formerly published by the Society for Research in Child Development. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are included also. Full-text articles are available, and almost any citation without full-text can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
    The CLCD service provides access to relevant information about PreK-12 media of all types, especially books. It particularly includes over 300,000 reviews of children's books taken from respected publications written by and for professionals who work with PreK-12 children. Its information may be used to select children's literature both for use in the classroom and for adding to library collections. Searching may be limited by awards received, genre, age-appropriateness, subject, and various reading metrics, including lexile ranges.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video
    Counseling and Therapy in Video provides training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions. These recorded counseling sessions, conducted by renowned practitioners worldwide, provide an unparalleled opportunity to view expert therapists at work and learn intricacies of behavior, tone, facial expression, and body language that define successful counseling experiences. Therapies illustrated include: addiction, brief therapy, career counseling, child therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, domestic violence, family therapy, group therapy, narrative therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder, sex therapy, and culturally sensitive therapy,and working with LGBT clients.
  • Diversity Studies in Video
    Diversity Studies features resources that illuminate the challenges, triumphs, and issues facing underrepresented, indigenous, and immigrant communities around the world. This collection creates a rich platform for examining social, racial, and economic inequalities that shape communities at the local and global levels. Content offers opportunities for cross-cultural comparisons and localized, in-depth analyses relevant to Asian studies, black studies, LGBT studies, North American Indian studies, and women's studies.
  • Ebrary Academic Complete
    Ebrary Academic Complete is an ebook collection aimed at college and university students and faculty. The collection of over 125,000 titles covers the gamut of academic disciplines: the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social sciences. The majority of titles are published by important academic publishers, including major university presses such as the University of Georgia. All ebooks are accessible by an unlimited number of simultaneous users, and a very large number of them are not part of any other ebook collection available through the Library.
  • Education in Video
    Every student of education knows that reading about education theory in the abstract is a dramatically different experience than applying that knowledge in the classroom. Education in Video tackles this challenge with video programming developed specifically for training and developing both novice and experienced teachers. This growing collection gives education students and teachers a reliable way to observe the intricacies of behavior that define effective teaching styles. Video content includes demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. In-depth and special-topic videos enable teachers to expand their knowledge and link abstract theories to real-world situations.
  • Education Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Education journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • Education Resources for K-12 Users
    The following page contains links to a variety of resources for K-12 users. Some contain both age-appropriate and practitioner journals and magazines. Some have age-appropriate interfaces that may be useful for students to evaluate for their effectiveness.
  • Education Source
    Education Source offers an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and more to meet the research needs of education students from beginning to doctoral levels, professionals and policy makers. It covers all sectors of education - early childhood to higher education - as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing and assessment. Also covers curriculum and instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Education Source combines over 4 million citations/abstracts from 1929-present, with full-text articles from over 1,700 scholarly journals and professional magazines, with the texts of over 550 monographs. Linking to full-text articles in other services is provided.
  • Education Video Collection from Films on Demand
    This collection of videos from Films on Demand is focused on education and teacher preparation. This collection addresses basics such as effective teaching methods and classroom management as well as best practices for use of technology, application of standards, overcoming the challenges of special needs students, understanding legal and ethical issues, and more. These award-winning, frequently-used series are available.
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Video Collection
    Encyclopaedia Britannica Extended Play Video Collection provides access to full-length education videos and shorter video clips in the following subjects: Science, History, World Studies, Geography, Arts. They are aimed at a middle-school through high-school audience.
  • ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
    is a service of the Educational Resources Information Center and is one of the most valuable research resources in education, especially for the "gray literature" of the field, the research literature that is not published or disseminated commercially. The ERIC Documents range in scope from informational materials to substantial, rigorously researched and reviewed research syntheses, conference papers, and policy reports. ERIC Documents, identified by their ED numbers, may be retrieved using the "Full Text from ERIC" link.
  • F.A.T. City Workshops
    In How Difficult Can This Be? The F.A.T. City Workshop, Richard D. Lavoie leads a group of educators, psychologists, parents, and children through a series of exercises that vividly illustrate the daily classroom reality of learning disabled students, an experience fraught with F.A.T.: frustration, anxiety, and tension. After the workshop is done, participants discuss strategies for working more effectively with learning-disabled children. Mainstreaming, discipline, distractions, and self-concept are addressed. In Beyond F.A.T. City, Lavoie reviews the history and philosophy of that project, the major trends and issues in the field of learning disabilities since the late 1980s, and the challenges ahead for educators and parents of children with LD.
  • Filmakers Library Online
    Filmakers Library is a well-known and highly respected distributor of issues-based documentaries. Topical coverage is diverse: anthropology, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Content provides include HBO, CBC Learning, BBC, the Dramatists Guild, Journeyman Pictures, and IFC Films/Sundance Selects; Oscilloscope Films, First Run Features, and Zeitgeist Films. Includes recent content such as Finding Vivian Maier;Through a Lens Darkly; Sundance award-winners such as Dark Days; films by top filmmakers like Spike Jonze and Michael Gondry; and more.
  • Films on Demand
    The Library provides access to a small and growing collection of online videos from Films for the Sciences and Humanities to support classes in many disciplines. When Films on Demand opens, you can browse the lists of titles and subjects. Or you can search for specific titles your professor has asked you to watch. The collections available are in the areas of education, environmental studies, and literature.
  • GACE -- Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators
    The GACE assess the knowledge and skills of prospective Georgia public school educators and helps the Professional Standards Commission (PSC) meet its goal of ensuring that candidates have the knowledge and skills needed to perform the job of an educator in Georgia public schools. The GACE are aligned with state and national standards for educator preparation and with state standards for the P–12 student curriculum (Georgia Performance Standards). They are criterion-referenced, objective-based assessments. Test questions were reviewed and approved by committees of Georgia educators. The passing score for each test is established by the PSC and is based on the professional judgments and recommendations of Georgia educators.
  • Georgia Department of Education
    Website of the Department of Education of the State of Georgia.
  • GeorgiaStandards.org
    GeorgiaStandards.Org (GSO) is a free website providing information and resources necessary to help meet the educational needs of students. The goal of this web site is to provide information that will enhance and support teaching and learning in Georgia for the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) and the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). All standards and resources are available for printing. They are over 1,200 videos demonstrating best practices for the classroom.
  • Global Road Warrior
    Global Road Warrior is an international resource for social, cultural, travel, and business information that covers over 175 countries. While aimed at the international business traveler, this service will be useful in multiple disciplines because its information can help foster inter-cultural understanding. GRW describes demographics, economic features and conditions, holidays, religions, etiquetts, and folkways, all aspects of travel, social and cultural features and conditions, and discusses how business is conducted. It features high-resolution maps and cultural reports on childhood, dating, the situation of women, marriage and funeral customs, and cultural faux pas.
  • Google Scholar through Ezproxy
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to search broadly for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and types of resources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. If you're off-campus, Ezproxy will ask to you identify yourself as a Piedmont College student and then send you to Google Scholar. Since you're logged in, you should have access to full-text articles in the Library's online services.
  • Harry Wong's The Effective Teacher
    Harry Wong's The Effective Teacher is a classic in teaching training and professional development. This video series shows what effective teachers can do to further student achievement. It is all common-sense, research-based, non-controversial information and techniques used by effective teachers presented in an entertaining easy-to-implement format. The information correlates with his book, The First Days of School, for a coherent staff development experience.
  • Law Reference Works at Credo Reference
    Find in-depth information about these topics in the many reference works contained in Credo Reference.
  • Management & Organizational Behavior Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Management & Organizational Behavior journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • March of Time
    From 1935-1967, American theatergoers and television watchers were witness to Time Inc's unique and controversial film series, The March of Time. Now, for the first time, this groundbreaking series is available in online streaming video in a single, cross- searchable collection designed specifically to meet the needs of researchers, teaching faculty and students. The videos have been restored to their original luster by HBO Archives, allowing viewers to experience these historic films as audiences did in earlier decades. A program of interest to Piedmont College students and faculty will be Miss Smith of Georgia, a 30-minute interview with novelist and social justice activist Lillian Smith.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print (EBSCOHost)
    Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) contains full-text information on commercially-available, standardized English-language tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Includes test name and classification, author(s), publisher, publication date, price, time requirements, existence of validity and reliability data, score descriptions, levels, and intended populations. Published reviews of the tests are referenced. MMY is a publication of the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska and provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present. Tests in Print (TIP) is a comprehensive bibliography of all known, in-print, commercially available tests in English. TIP provides test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test.
  • National Center for Education Statistics
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
  • PBS Video Collection
    The PBS Video Collection This collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.
  • PBS Video Online
    PBS has put a great number of its videos online, freely available for streaming. There are both full-length programs and series and long excerpts from programs. The programming presented is very recent, for example, the latest Brian Greene NOVA documentary, The Fabric of the Cosmos. There is also a great of programming from the past, including Frontline, Washington Week, the Nightly Business Report, NOVA, art21, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, and a great deal more.
  • Piedmont College Dissertations
    This search of PQDT Open shows the dissertations written by students of the Ed.D. program of the School of Education of Piedmont College. The authors of these dissertations have chosen to publish as them as open-access documents and make their research available for free on the open Web.
  • Professional Development Collection for Educators (EBSCOHost)
    This specialized collection of journal articles and pamphlets is especially for student and professional educators. The service includes citations/abstracts for 800 titles and full-text articles from many of them, covering the most current topics in the field of education. Included journals and magazines are scholarly, professional, and popular.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)
    Comprehensive citation index of doctoral dissertations and master's theses from North America and European universities. Formerly known as Dissertation Abstracts International, PQDT also sells PDF or printed copies of dissertations and theses. Check PQDT Open for recent dissertations and theses that may be available through the their open-access publishing program.
  • ProQuest Education Journals
    ProQuest Education Journals gives users access to over 790 top educational publications, including more than 615 of the titles in full text. Covers not only the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education but also special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    ProQuest Psychology Journals provides abstracts and citations for more than 1,000 titles, with full-text. The service provides content in psychological disciplines, including behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial, personality, physiological, psychobiology, psychometrics, and social psychology. It encompasses a wide range of psychological and psychosomatic topics including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
  • ProQuest Research Library Complete
    Extensive collection of full-text articles and citations from over 4,700 journals and magazines. ProQuest Research Library is designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, and cover them extensively; so not only is it an invaluable service for many diverse academic disciplines, it’s also useful to readers and researchers at every level.
  • PsycArticles (EBSCOHost)
    Full-text journal articles on general psychology and specialized applied, clinical, and theoretical research, all from the journals published by the American Psychological Association, plus notable British journals.
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCOHost)
    Full-text journal articles and citations on psychiatry, psychology, and behavioral sciences, from many journals other than the APA journals.
  • Psychology Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Psychology journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • PsycInfo (EBSCOHost)
    Authoritative international index/abstract service for the worldwide scholarly literature of psychology, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis, 1887-present. Links to full-text articles available.
  • Public Policy & Administration Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Public Policy & Administration journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    Provides citations from 1975-present to the scholarly literature that studies race relations, an area that concerns the social, political, and economic relations among races and ethnicities. Specific areas covered include ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, ideology, and community relations. The index contains citations from such core titles as: Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies, and the Journal of Social Issues. Full-text articles are available, and almost any citation without full-text can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
  • Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, 1890-present
    Since 1890, the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature has become the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press and has earned the trust of researchers at all levels. It contains over 5 million citations from approximately 550 leading magazines and academic journals from 1890-present. The Readers' Guide provides access to the most detailed account of U.S. culture and history available in a single research service. You can use it to track contemporary events such as diplomacy with Iran, racial tension in America, and the 2016 Presidential election. You can also find reportage from the time periods of the Civil Rights Movement, all the wars of the 20th century, the Great Depression, the progress of science and technology, and events and criticism in all the arts.
  • Research Library Complete (ProQuest)
    Extensive collection of full-text articles and citations from over 4,700 journals and magazines. ProQuest Research Library is designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, and cover them extensively; so not only is it an invaluable service for many diverse academic disciplines, it’s also useful to readers and researchers at every level.
  • SAGE Knowledge E-Reference
    The SAGE E-Reference collection provides the full-text of numerous important reference works, published by one of the most well respected reference publishers. The authoritative subject- oriented handbooks and encyclopedias available include coverage education, politics & international relations, psychology, social issues, sociology, and research methods & evaluation, especially for the social sciences. You can search the entire collection as a whole, or you can search individual titles. View the current list of titles provided by the Library.
  • SAGE Premier All Access Collection
    SAGE Premier provides the full-text of every article, 1999-present, from all 650+ peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE Publications. Also provides citations/abstracts for all articles from each journal's first issue. Disciplines represented include: cultural studies, history, theology & biblical studies, philosophy, and language & literature; business, economics, management, and marketing; education and special education; sociology and social policy, geography and anthropology, criminal justice and criminology, and family, gender & ethnic studies; applied sciences and technology; nursing, medicine, and health sciences; life and ecological sciences.
  • School: The Story of American Public Education
    America’s public school system was born out of centuries of conflict and experimentation. It is one of the nation’s most significant, but still unfinished, achievements. This four-part historical documentary, originally broadcast in 2001, weaves archival footage, rare interviews, and on-site coverage into an unprecedented portrait of public education in America. There are four programs, each 55 minutes long: The Common School, 1770-1890; As American as Public School, 1900-1950; A Struggle for Educational Equality, 1950-1980; The Bottom Line in Education, 1980-present.
  • Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy
    The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy is the definitive streaming video collection of the latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology, presented by highly recognized and respected expert therapists. Topics covered include post-traumatic stress disorder, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, neuroscience and counseling, addictions, positive psychology, multiculturalism, ADHD, counseling men and boys, psychopharmacology, evidence-based treatment, suicide risk assessment, compassion fatigue, and family and couples therapy.
  • World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966
    World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966 lets today’s students and historians see what those audiences in movie theaters saw. This landmark online collection will include nine newsreel series from four countries: the United States, Japan, France, and the Netherlands. In the years before and during World War II, newsreels had profound political and social impact because topical coverage was broad: health, scientific and industrial progress, religion, sports, fashion, politics, meteorology, agriculture, and disasters. In war times, the newsreel became important as a propaganda tool. Today, newsreels provide a clear archive of how governments shared news, manipulated facts, and influenced their populaces. These films are often the only audio-visual record that remains of historical and cultural events, making them a powerful resource for historians and students of politics, sports, economics, media studies, and other areas.
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