Education & Teacher Resources

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ArtNCAn educational resource from the North Carolina Museum of Art. Explore works of art that are teachable across disciplines and grade levels. Includes lesson plans, concept maps and portfolios.
CQ Researcher OnlineReports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
eBooks on EBSCOhostOver 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
ebrary Academic and Public Library CompleteNew! Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
ERIC (Education)Warning! Digests from education-related journals. Provides access to Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
Infotrac NewsstandFull text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, international and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).
Kids SearchWarning! For grades 3 and up. Search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, literature, and current events.
LearningExpress LibraryPractice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.
Literary Reference Center PlusWarning! Articles and criticisms, including biographies, interviews, novels, short stories, poems, peer-reviewed articles, and literary magazines.
MAS CompleteWarning! For high school and junior college students. Includes magazines, original historical documents, including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charts, tables, and graphs.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
MyiLibraryOnline books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.
NC LIVE Video CollectionOnline videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.
NC Public Schools Statistical ProfileSelected statistical data from the NCDPI on students, personnel and finances.
Newspaper Source PlusWarning! Selected national and international newspapers.
North Carolina CurriculumSpecific DPI goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina.
North Carolina Education DirectoryContains addresses and phone numbers of every NC public, federal, or charter school, all employees of the DPI, contact information for education organizations, associations, and educational material suppliers.
North Carolina Teacher AcademyLinks to Internet based resources for K-12 classroom teachers and educational sites recommended for students and parents.
NoveList K-8 PlusWarning! Reader's advisory service for fiction and nonfiction titles, designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Searchable by author, title, series name, plot, and lexile level. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
NoveList PlusWarning! Readers' advisory service for fiction and non-fiction. Searchable by author, title, series name, subject, and plot. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
One Click AudioDownloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest Education JournalsNew! Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
Science Reference CenterWarning! Science encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, life science, physics, and more.
SearchasaurusWarning! K-5 students can search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, books, and current events.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
State Center for Health StatisticsHealth-related research and reports and a collection of health statistics.
State Data CenterThe site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.
State DemographicsProvides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
Teacher Reference CenterWarning! Index of popular teacher and administrator journals, magazines, and books.
Teaching Positions in North CarolinaLinks to the information needed to apply for a teaching job in North Carolina.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.

Articles

TitleRecommended
CQ Researcher OnlineReports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
ERIC (Education)Warning! Digests from education-related journals. Provides access to Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
Kids SearchWarning! For grades 3 and up. Search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, literature, and current events.
Literary Reference Center PlusWarning! Articles and criticisms, including biographies, interviews, novels, short stories, poems, peer-reviewed articles, and literary magazines.
MAS CompleteWarning! For high school and junior college students. Includes magazines, original historical documents, including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charts, tables, and graphs.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
Newspaper Source PlusWarning! Selected national and international newspapers.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest Education JournalsNew! Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
Science Reference CenterWarning! Science encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, life science, physics, and more.
SearchasaurusWarning! K-5 students can search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, books, and current events.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
Teacher Reference CenterWarning! Index of popular teacher and administrator journals, magazines, and books.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.

eBooks

TitleRecommended
eBooks on EBSCOhostOver 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
ebrary Academic and Public Library CompleteNew! Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
Literary Reference Center PlusWarning! Articles and criticisms, including biographies, interviews, novels, short stories, poems, peer-reviewed articles, and literary magazines.
MyiLibraryOnline books on a variety of topics including art, language learning, medical, health, history, and more.

K-12 Resources

TitleRecommended
ArtNCAn educational resource from the North Carolina Museum of Art. Explore works of art that are teachable across disciplines and grade levels. Includes lesson plans, concept maps and portfolios.
Kids SearchWarning! For grades 3 and up. Search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, literature, and current events.
Literary Reference Center PlusWarning! Articles and criticisms, including biographies, interviews, novels, short stories, poems, peer-reviewed articles, and literary magazines.
NC LIVE Video CollectionOnline videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.
North Carolina CurriculumSpecific DPI goals and objectives for classroom subjects and grade levels for North Carolina.
North Carolina Education DirectoryContains addresses and phone numbers of every NC public, federal, or charter school, all employees of the DPI, contact information for education organizations, associations, and educational material suppliers.
North Carolina Teacher AcademyLinks to Internet based resources for K-12 classroom teachers and educational sites recommended for students and parents.
NoveList K-8 PlusWarning! Reader's advisory service for fiction and nonfiction titles, designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Searchable by author, title, series name, plot, and lexile level. Includes author read-alikes and lists of award-winners.
One Click AudioDownloadable audio books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. Compatible with most iPods and WMA compatible MP3 players.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
Science Reference CenterWarning! Science encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, life science, physics, and more.
SearchasaurusWarning! K-5 students can search magazines, newspapers, and books on a variety of topics such as history, science, books, and current events.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.

Peer-Reviewed

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ERIC (Education)Warning! Digests from education-related journals. Provides access to Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
ProQuest Education JournalsNew! Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Teacher Reference CenterWarning! Index of popular teacher and administrator journals, magazines, and books.

Test Prep

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LearningExpress LibraryPractice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.