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Resources for Faculty and Staff Research

Magazines - Journals

Professional journals can be checked out for three days with your valid TSTC I. D. card. Some of the Journals the library subscribes to are:

  •  Education week (online)
  •  Journal of Information Systems Education (online)
  • Liberal Education (online)
  • Techniques Connecting Education and Careers (online)
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education  only current copies available in print
  • College Teaching                                                              Magazine rack L11 .I4
  • Community College Journal                                               Magazine rack LB2300 .J
  • Educational Technology Research & Development               Magazine rack LB1028.3 .E418


 Books are cataloged using the Library of Congress classification system. Books on Education and Teaching are located in the L and LB section.  Books on Leadership may be found in the HD section.  You may check books out for two weeks with your valid TSTC I. D. card.  If we do not have what you need, we participate in an Inter Library Loan Service and are able to borrow most material.  Please note; it will take approximately 10 days to receive something through Inter Library Loan and you may borrow the item for 2 weeks.

Books Online

Available through EBSCO eBooks link on our database page there are over 25,100 E-books dealing with all aspects of Education.  

Some of these include: 

  • Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education: Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas by Shapiro, Joan Poliner.; Stefkovich, Jacqueline Anne 2000  
  • Meeting the Needs of Second Language Learners: An Educator's Guide by Lessow-Hurley, Judith. 2003
  • Higher Education in the Digital Age: Technology Issues and Strategies for American Colleges and Universities American Council On Education/Praeger Series On Higher Education by Duderstadt, James J.; Atkins, Daniel E.; Van Houweling, Douglas E. 2002


A link to the list of databases available to TSTC students can be found on the Library Home page and accessed using your Webadvisor login and password.  Databases provide a quick authoritative source for information.   Some recommended databases are:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Business Source Complete
  • Career and Technical Education
  • eLibrary Curriculum
  • ERIC
  • Fuente Academica
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • MasterFile Premier
  • Professional Development Collection
  • Psychology and Behavior Science Collection
  • Vocational and Career Collection
  • World Cat – See Inter Library Loan Service

Recommended Internet Resources

Recommended Internet Resources for Education Research

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