Education Databases

Full-text searchable collection of digital historical documents.  The resource provides topically-focused collections of specialized primary sources that support the research and study needs of scholars and students.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of eReference titles that includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. This collection spans topics within the subject of education.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of eReference titles that includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. This collection spans topics within the subjects of elementary and middle school.

ERIC (EBSCOhost)    Access: home access available CLEVNET cardholders

(Educational Resources Information Center) — Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.

Gale Courses features numerous FREE instructor-led courses on virtually every topic — from writing, web design, parenting, photography, accounting, programming, and hundreds more. Focusing on skill and professional development, all Gale Courses are created by expert instructors, ensuring that each course is comprehensive, clear and engaging.    Access: home access available CPL cardholders, a Linkedin company, provides thousands of free online video tutorials taught by expert instructors. From web and mobile app development to business and marketing or design and photography, can help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Rosetta Stone    Access: home access available CPL cardholders
Rosetta Stone Library Solution offers online language learning lessons using their immersion method.  This resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. The Rosetta Stone mobile app is also available to help you learn wherever you are. Click here for instructions

Offers the latest college and graduate entrance exams, as well as in-depth information on colleges, universities, vocational schools, tuition assistance, and career exploration. Includes online practice exams for college, graduate school, the military, or trade school, and careers such as medical assisting, cosmetology, and auto or truck repair. A selection of available tests includes:  ACT, American Foreign Service Officer, AP, ASVAB, Civil Service, CLEP, Clerical, DSST, EMT, Firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, Law Enforcement, LSAT, MCAT, Military Flight Aptitude, NCLEX-PN, Officer Candidate, Postal, SAT, State Trooper, and TOEFL.

Tumblebook Library    Access: home access available CPL cardholders

Books come to life through animation, narration, sounds and music.  Tumblebook Library is a collection of electronic picture books for children, which are sure to entertain and evoke a love of reading.

Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.