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Education Resources   Tags: common_core, curriculum_frameworks, education, laws, teaching  

UML and online resources in education
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2016 URL: http://libguides.uml.edu/education Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Book Sources

  • ebrary Library
    Click on the Bookshelf tab and sign in. Search ebrary's 100,000 online books and save the ones you want in your bookshelf. Put phrases in quotes. SAMPLE: "education reform" and parents
  • Library Catalog
    Search for books at UML as well as books available for borrowing from the Boston Library Consortium and worldwide.
    Put Phrases in quotes.
    e.g. "school choice" "law and legislation"


Graduate Students are subsidized for 3 dissertations from Dissertation Abstracts by the library. Please be sure to have all necessary citation information and order number before contacting Deborah Friedman.

All UML Dissertations from 1998 to the present are available online and free to download.

  • Proquest Dissertation
    Search using keywords connected by AND. e.g. mentoring and teachers.
    For UML dissertations (1986 to date) click the more search options tab. Type in lowell as the school.
    Click on more search options to also browse & search by subject
  • UML Dissertations (1986 to date)
    Search only UML Dissertations (1986 to date). Use key words connected by the boolean "and".
    Click on more search options to browse & search by subject.
  • UML Dissertations & Masters Theses 1949-1985
    Locally produced database of pre-1986 UML dissertations and master's theses.
  • OpenThesis
    OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.
  • Networked Digital Library of Dissertations
    The NDLTD Union Catalog contains more than one million records of electronic theses and dissertations. For students and researchers, the Union Catalog makes individual collections of NDLTD member institutions and consortia appear as one seamless digital library of ETDs. Many, but not all, dissertations are available for free.
  • PQDT Open Access Dissertations
    PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish them as open access.

MulltiDatabase Discovery Search

Hints:   Use AND between different terms
             Use OR between terms with similar meaning
             Use * to retrieve all words with that root.

Quick tips for searching the Discovery Database

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ERIC & Education Research Complete

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Education Research databases

Journals indexed in ERIC.
Journals indexed in Education Research Complete

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