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Open Educational Resources
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.
General Databases and Reference Sources
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) This link opens in a new window
A collection of reference e-books covering a wide range of topics.
Oxford Reference This link opens in a new window
A collection of electronic reference books including dictionaries and encyclopedias, covers a broad range of topics ranging from short-entry, general reference to more in-depth articles on specialized subjects. A good place to start your research.
Education Full-Text This link opens in a new window
Covers key areas of education and related fields of study. Content areas include educational specialties, administration, funding and more.
Education Research Complete This link opens in a new window
Full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as health education and testing.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) This link opens in a new window
The world's largest source of education information, covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers, and resource materials.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection This link opens in a new window
Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
APA PsycINFO This link opens in a new window
Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
SocINDEX with Full-Text This link opens in a new window
Index, abstracts, and full text for articles and other publications in sociology.
Sociological Collection This link opens in a new window
Database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Sign Language Studies by
An annual list of completed sign language or sign language-related dissertations and master’s theses. Sign Language Studies presents a singular forum for groundbreaking research on the language, culture, history, and literature of signing communities and signed languages.
Films on Demand (MyLakeland Login Required)
American Sign Language Goes Mobile
Engineers have enabled sign-language video chats over ordinary-speed cellphone networks
American Sign Language, Level 1
This two-part series uses clear demonstrations and frequent review to help learners master the basics of ASL.
Advanced American Sign Language
Each individual program presents a lecture, signed by Angela Stratiy, that focuses on a significant facet of ASL. The lecture is then followed by several stories signed in ASL by Deaf signers chosen to represent a variety of signing styles and regional signs within the Deaf community.