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email Yu-Hui Chen

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phone(518) 442-3586
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Key Databases

OECD Education iLibrary

Currently, there are 1,151 Education publications, 16,282 chapters, 979 working papers on the iLibrary platform as well as the data within those publications.

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Coverage:
NA
Updated:
NA
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Education Full Text

Covers concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methodologies in the field of education from more than 650 English language periodicals as well as yearbooks of the Claremont Reading Conference, the National Society for the Study of Education, and other organizations.

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Coverage:
1983 + Basic indexing
1996 + Selected full text
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Education Research Complete

Bibliographic and full-text database which provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, as well as full text for more than 750 journals. Includes full text for more than 100 books, monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. It also touches upon areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Educational Administration Abstracts

Indexes more than 200 journals published in the U.S. and some Western European countries on issues and research related to the administration of primary, secondary and post-secondary educational facilities and programs.

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Coverage:
Volume 1 - ; 1966 +
Updated:
Twice monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ERIC [via EBSCO]

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database provides access to education literature and resources in the Current Index of Journals in Education (CIJE) and Resources in Education (RIE). ERIC documents include conference papers, reports, instructional materials, research articles, and other materials. This database provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. Through the ERIC Microfiche Digitization Project, more than 30,000 documents published on microfiche by ERIC between 1982 and 1992 have been made available in full text.

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Coverage:
1966 -
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts  (LLBA)

Covers international literature in all aspects of the study of language (including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics) and linguistics (including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics).

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Coverage:
1973 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
OECD Statistics

OECD Statistics provides online access to all OECD's published data, irrespective of format. It includes the dynamic interactive databases, as well as the statistical annuals and periodicals in PDF format, and their related tables in XLS, PDF and HTML.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PsycINFO [includes PsycARTICLES]

PsycINFO covers the international literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology and linguistics. Citations are linked to the full text of 50+ journals published by the APA and included in PsycARTICLES.

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Coverage:
1887 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Education Source

This database includes contents in Education Abstracts, Education Index Retrospective, Education Full Text, and Education Research Complete. It provides full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over four million articles including book reviews, and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Its coverage spans from early childhood to higher education. Subject matter includes Adult Education, Continuing Education, Distance Learning, Government Funding, Multicultural/Ethnic Education, Social Issues, Student Counseling, Vocational Education as well as many others.

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Coverage:
Some indexed as early as 1929
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PolicyMap

PolicyMap is a fully web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping product. Data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates. A complete list of GIS data available can be found in their data directory.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Book citation index - Social Science and Humanities

Supports cited reference searching for scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities.

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Coverage:
2005 - Current
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

Academic Search Complete

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Includes more than 7,000 full-text periodicals(6,000+ are peer reviewed) in the social sciences, humanities, and science and technology.

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Coverage:
Many from 1990, some indexed as early as 1887
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Dissertations & Theses

The complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions. Also includes master's theses, educational specialist materials, and other projects accepted for master's degrees by accredited colleges and universities.

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Coverage:
1861 + Indexing dissertations
1980 + Abstracting dissertations

1997 + Full text
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Dissertations @ SUNY Albany

Includes all dissertations written at the University at Albany.

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Coverage:
1861 + Indexing
1988 + Abstracts
1997 + Full text
Updated:
Unknown
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Lexis Nexis - Nexis Uni

Databases for news, law, business, biography, medicine, and reference. A Source List is available for viewing.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies, some daily updates
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. Contains 720+ indexes and abstracts of journals and magazines for professional educators, librarians and researchers. More than 500 of the titles are in full text, and 350+ are peer-reviewed full-text journals and magazines. This collections also includes 200+ educational reports.

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Coverage:
Coverage varies by title with the earliest bace to 1965. Coverage from most titles begins in 1990s.
Updated:
daily
Fulltext:
yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ProQuest Social Science Premium Collection

This Collection provides abstracts, indexing, and full-text coverage of journal articles, books, dissertations, and more.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry &psychology, mental process, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Includes some full-text monographs and over 500 journal titles with selects full-text access EBSCO’s list of journal titles and coverage dates are found at this site: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/pb-complete.htm Several journal titles overlap in coverage within EBSCO Academics Search Complete and indexing in PsysINFO. Psychology researchers may find this to be a useful supplemental resource to PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, or PubMed. The database can be searched independently, but also allows users from subscribing institutions to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsysINFO.

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Coverage:
Varies by journal title - selective coverage from 1965 to the present
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Social Explorer

SocialExplorer is award winning demographic data visualization and research website designed to engage users through dynamic maps and customizable reports. From research libraries to classrooms to government agencies to corporations to the front page of the New York Times, SocialExplorer helps the public engage with society and science. Creating an account is optional. To continue without being able to save and share projects, click "Use as a guest". Please see a reference librarian for any questions.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Continuously updated
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Sociological Abstracts

Primary database for sociology, covering journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and conference papers.

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Coverage:
1952 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Testing & Education Reference Center

Includes current information on colleges and universities; scholarships and financial aid; eBooks on test preparation; preparatory online entrance tests and study aids. First-time users must register in order to access ebooks or practice tests.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Tests in Print (now Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print)

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 1 to the present. Also produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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Coverage:
1938+
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to four concurrent users
Web of Science (also known as WOS)

The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary).

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users