Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Search the Cheng Library online catalog for books and media. If you need journal articles, go to our FIND ARTICLES page.
The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 8:00pm on Saturday.
Send your question to the Reference Desk via email - firstname.lastname@example.org Allow 24 hours for a response.
Schedule a Research Appointment
Contact the library for an appointment with a Reference Librarian: Schedule Research Help
Here are links and brief descriptions of the Library databases that can be used to find articles about education.
- Points of View Reference Center
Full-text database designed to provide multiple sides of a variety of current issues. The database currently offers materials on 200 topics, and each topic section features an overview along with point and counterpoint essays drawn from a variety of sources, plus supplementary information including primary source documents and guides to critical thinking.
- Academic Search Complete
Large, interdisciplinary full-text database contains over 8,500 full-text publications, including academic journals, magazines, books, and trade publications. Offers broad subject coverage for a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, area studies, ethnic and multicultural studies, and many other fields. Partially funded by the the New Jersey State Library.
- PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
The PAIS International database contains citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, Internet material, and more. PAIS International includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. Some content not available in full-text.
- ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a large multidisciplinary database indexing over 14,000 publications, the majority of them available in full text. The publications include scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers, also some dissertations and theses, and videos.
The library offers workshops to help students, faculty and staff learn how to research, reference and access library resources from their office or home computer. Library workshops are available throughout the semester, both in the Library and at Valley Road. Check this link for dates, times, and location.