Alder GSE Library

A-Z Resources List

EBSCO eBooks Education Collection This e-book collection covers a broad range of education topics from curriculum building to student behavior and dynamics. Titles range from introductory text for undergraduate coursework to more complex works for advanced scholars. Watch this 1 minute tutorial.
EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) EDS is a discovery research tool that allows users to search numerous databases, particularly for scholarly articles. Learn more by viewing this 3-minute video on using the EDS.
EdArXiv An open repository of pre-print (pre-peer reviewed) publications for research in education.
ERIC From the U.S. Department of Education, Educational Resource Information Center, ERIC provides 1.5 million records of journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides. When searching, please be sure to click on “Full text available on ERIC”.
Excelsior OWL Check this site for APA in-text citation, formatting or references help.
Google Scholar A search engine that provides links to full-text articles to which Alder Library subscribes or to articles made freely available by the publisher. Scholar also provides articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and scholarly articles posted on the web.
Mometrix Studying for CSET, CBEST or RICA? Check out this database to get test prep materials and sample questions on these exams all online. Note: You must be online to access the materials. The database does not allow users to download or save these files.
Sage eJournal Collection This database provides online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals in the field of education.
SemanticScholar A free research and discovery tool that provides access to over 170 million research publications in all scientific domains. Powered by AI, Semantic Scholar enables you to find relevant information more quickly, helps you stay-up-to-date, and manage your papers.


Current Services

Brief Overview of Library/Writing Resources: These short videos provide you with an overview of how to access library and writing resources (closed captions included). Need help with writing and assignments? All Alder Graduate School of Education students have a student account, pre-populated with free online tutoring minutes.
Research Consultations Questions about finding scholarly sources or using education databases?
Document Delivery Services Can’t find the article or book chapter in the databases? Contact us.
Writing Consultations Need help reviewing your essays, sources, citations, or sample writing for upcoming exams like the CSET? You can also view these webinars:

General Formatting for APA Citation These OWL resources will help you learn how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style. The sections contain resources on in-text citation and the References page.