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ACCESSING LIBRARY RESOURCES


Welcome educators!  Use your GSU login to access databases from off campus. 
If you want full-text articles or peer-reviewed journals, select these options on a database search page.

To find articles in education journals, first try these individual library databases:

To broaden your search for more articles in education or related disciplines,
try these individual library databases:  

To simultaneously search multiple databases for articles, try a database vendor:

  • Starting a search in a vendor (aka aggregator) like EBSCO or ProQuest allows you to select and search several databases simultaneously.  This approach is useful because databases may include unique journals or your topic might span various subject areas. However, you may lose some of the features and functions you get when searching individual databases one at a time. 

To see all GSU Library databases, view the Databases A-Z Guide ...   

  • The Databases A-Z Guide is an alphabetical  list of all databases at GSU Library.  Browse through the list to see database descriptions, or use it as a quick search if you know the name of the database you need. 

To find a specific journal in the library ...

  • Use the Find a Journal / Electronic Resources search box to see if the library subscribes to a particular journal.  
  • Type title words of a journal in the search box to see if it is available in a database or in print. If the journal is in a database, you can browse through issues or search for articles within that one journal.  Please note that not all publication dates may be available. 

To find journal articles in Google Scholar ...

To find specialized or non-journal information sources, try these library databases:

To find GSU books and reserves ...

  • Use the Online Catalog basic search to start searching for books, e-books, videos and other materials in the GSU library.
  • Use the Course Reserves link (also on the homepage) to get call numbers for reserve items held at the Circulation Desk. 
  • You need a valid GSU ID card to check out books, videos, and reserves at the Circulation Desk.

To request books and articles from other libraries (Interlibrary Loan) ...

  • If GSU doesn't have a book you need, search "All I-Share Libraries" in the online catalog.  You need to create an I-Share account to request that books be sent to our Circulation Desk. Create your account on the I-Share User Account page, and remember to use the 14-digit barcode number on your GSU ID card as the "Borrower ID". 
  • If a book is not available from I-Share libraries, you can use the Online Request Forms link in your myGSU Library portal.
  • Always look for journal articles first in the library's databases.  If you find an article on the web, do not pay if there is a fee to download. Instead, type the journal title in the Find a Journal / Electronic Resources box to see if we have that journal in a database or in print.  If the library does not subscribe to the journal, or the issue is not available, you may use the Online Request Forms link in your myGSU Library portal.
 

DIVISION OF EDUCATION LIBRARIAN

  Linda G. Geller, M.A., M.S.Ed. Contact Info: Office D2412 / 708-534-4136 / Email
  Subjects: ALTC, EDAD, EDEC, ELED, EDUC, READ, SPED, Secondary Education

  Please contact me to set up appointments for assistance with class assignments or library instruction.

 

NEW STREAMING VIDEO

NEW!   Browse the Alexander Street Press Education in Video collection.

NEW!   More streaming video collections.

 

NEW DVDs

FIVE MINDS FOR THE FUTURE - Howard Gardner
Call Number: VIDEO. BF432.3 .F584 2013

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES - Howard Gardner
Call Number: VIDEO. BF432.2 .M858 2013

UNDERSTANDING - Howard Gardner
Call Number: VIDEO. BF432.3 .U534 2013

TEACH - Queen Latifa
Call Number: VIDEO. LB1027 .T422 2013

ASCD MASTER CLASS LEADERSHIP SERIES
Call Number: VIDEO. LB1027.4 .M67 2013

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