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Using E-Resources

See our guide on Using E-Resources, including these two tools for easy access to full-text when available:

Browse Journal Tables of Contents

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Table of contents of recent issues of many scholarly journals in all fields. Connect to full-text. Create personalized shelves. Search by journal title, ISSN, and subject categories.  Browzine app also available. 

Marshall Memo

The Marshall Memo is a "weekly memo [that] is designed to keep principals, teachers, superintendents, and others very well-informed on current research and effective practices in K-12 education. Kim Marshall, drawing on 48 years' experience as a teacher, principal, central office administrator, consultant, and writer, lightens the load of busy educators by serving as their "designated reader."" For current GSE students, faculty, and staff only. Shared via Penn Libraries' Marshall Memo listserv every Tuesday. Email for the listserv signup link.

Today's Newspaper Online

Newspaper Website + App Subscriptions

The Penn Libraries host subscriptions for several major news website and mobile applications. These typically require an initial website registration through PennKey authentication. Registration may require patrons to specify their expected graduation date.

Searchable content on these websites and apps may extend back only a few years. For sure-footed content searching, consider using the Newspaper Compilations on this page.

The current list of subscriptions is kept here:

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Request Print Works Owned by the Penn Libraries

To Request Print Materials:  Go to the Franklin Catalog, login (upper right corner), search for item, click Options button to see these choices. 

Request Materials From Libraries Beyond Penn

Research Methodology

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The Sage Research Methods  offers more than 1k books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics in the social sciences.

Training Videos

Linkedin Learning is an online learning platform with courses on software, technology and learning-related, and personal development.  Students, faculty, and staff have access to all content. Click Sign In, enter your Penn email, then click Sign in with Single SigninIndividual Linkedin Learning videos are listed in the Franklin Catalog.

Stay Current

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Set up citation and journal alerts for up to twenty journals using the free version of JournalTOCs.  Many of the library databases offer the option to set up alerts too.

Librarian for Education

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Joanna Thompson
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Subjects: Education

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Additional Education Guides

U.S. Government Documents

For policy-related issues, these two guides with links to Government document sources may be useful:

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