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Library Media Specialist (M.S.)

Research Databases

Use the link below to access the recommended databases for research topics within the fields of school library media and education. 

Top recommended databases for GLMS students:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • APA PsycNET
  • Education Source
  • Library, Info Science & Technology Abstracts
  • ProQuest Education 
  • SAGE Journals Online
  • ScienceDirect
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Teacher Reference Center

Lavery Library offers access to 150+ online databases. The list above offers good starting points for many library- and education-related research topics but keep in mind, depending on the topic, you may want to refer to databases outside of your field. When this happens, you can find the full list of databases using the link below.

For more database recommendations or research help, email Fisher's Education Librarian:

K-12 level databases

Use the link below to access the K-12 level online databases offered through Lavery Library.

  • BrainPOP & BrainPOP Jr.
  • Britannica & Britannica Escolar
  • CultureGrams
  • Explora (Elementary, Secondary, Educator's Edition)
  • Gale in Context (elementary and middle)
  • International Children's Digital Library
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
  • PBS LearningMedia New York (freely available; just create your own account)
  • TeachingBooks
  • TumbleBooks Library & TumbleBook TeenBookCloud

We also have trial-based access to the following databases:

Email if these passwords don't work; they change frequently.

Please email with issues (broken links, missing info) & they will be addressed as soon as possible.