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ERIC is available from several database vendors, including ProQuest. UCF students are advised to use ERIC in EBSCOhost, which provides many links to full text and allows users to search multiple education databases simultaneously. Users who are not UCF students are advised to use ERIC from DOE because no login is required.
"VOCEDplus covers the outcomes of tertiary education in the shape of research, policy, practice, and published statistics. It has extensive coverage of Australian material and includes a wide range of international information. VOCEDplus includes entries for: research reports -- journals & journal articles -- books & book chapters -- conference proceedings & papers -- working/discussion/occasional papers -- policy documents -- survey results -- published statistics -- podcasts -- theses"
Coverage includes nuclear technology, bioengineering, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering as well as narrower subtopics within all these and other major engineering fields.
- General Reference
- Information & Publishing
- Multicultural Studies
- Nation & World
- Social Science
The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.
- Find Occupations - "Use keywords or O*NET-SOC codes, Job Families, High Growth industries, O*NET descriptors, Job Zones, or STEM disciplines."
- Skills Search - "Use a list of your skills to find matching O*NET-SOC occupations."
- Crosswalk Search - "Enter a code or title from the DOT, MOC, RAIS, SOC, or CIP to find matching O*NET-SOC occupations."
- Tools & Technology Search - "Use tools and technology to find In-Demand occupations. Learn about related skills important to employers and educators."
"contains approximately 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with DOIs for over 1.4 million records. Ninety-eight percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others. Journal coverage, which spans from the1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages."
* 1927-1947 Microfilm BF1.P65
* 1948-2004 print in remote storage
PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Publishers of journals can submit their citations to NCBI and then provide access to the full-text of articles at journal web sites using LinkOut."
"96% of journals indexed in the database are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education."
-GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
-Graduate School and Scholarship Search
-GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)
-LSAT (Law School Admission Test)
-MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
-Miller Analogies (MAT)
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
- TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)
- U.S. Citizenship
-American Foreign Service Officer
-Career/Vo-Tech School Search
-Law Enforcement Careers
-Medical - Nursing - Dental
-Military (ASVAB and AFOQT)
-Virtual Career Library
High School Tools:
-Advanced Placement (AP)
-Basic Skills English/Writing Tutorials
-Basic Skills Math Tutorials
-Basic Skills Question Banks
-Catholic High School Entrance Exams
-Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)
-High School Equivalency Exams
-Independent/Specialized High School Entrance Exams
-Private Secondary School Search
-SAT Subject Tests
-State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
-Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
Provides citation indexing of top high-impact journals with powerful tools such as cited reference searching and Author Finder, 256 categories thoroughly cover the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
Call Number: U.S. Documents L 2.3/4: (1984/85-1990/91, 1996/97+, current edition at Reference Desk)
"provides information on nature of work; working conditions; employment; training, advancement, and other qualifications; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; and sources of additional information for over 250 different occupations covering 9 out of 10 jobs in the economy."
ASI Microfiche 6744-1 (1972/73+)
Call Number: UCF Main Library U.S. Documents -- L 2.3/4-3:
Ceased publication in 2011. Presented background career information and statistics for the 40 industries that account for 70 percent of wage and salary jobs in the United States. Included nature of the industry, employment data, working conditions, training, earnings, rate of job growth, and outlook.
- U.S. Documents L 2.3/4-3: (1992-1994, 1998/99-2002/03, 2008/09)
- Online (2010/11)
- ASI Microfiche 6748-87 (1992-1994, 1998/99-2010/11)
- ASI Microfiche 6726-1.86 (1994/95)
At least one major article in each issue focuses on a specific career, while other pieces cover various aspects of the labor market or feature jobs with strong potential for growth. Updates the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
"ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content."
"There are approximately 380,000 records relating to theses awarded by over 120 institutions. Around 120,000 of these also provide access to the full text thesis, either via download from the EThOS database or via links to the institution’s own repository. Of the remaining 260,000 records dating back to at least 1800, three quarters are available to be ordered for scanning through the EThOS digitisation-on-demand facility."
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (H.W. Wilson)* (print only)
-UCF online access ended on Dec. 31, 2018 due to funding.
-Print index UCF Main Library Reference Collection K 9 .N75 (1926-1994)
-Print index UCF Main Library Reference Collection K 9 .N75 (1994-2004)