Professional Development Collection

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Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a collection of over 500 full-text education journals (approximately 350 are peer-reviewed), over 200 educational reports, primarily from the U.S. Department of Education, and over 20 monographs from Transaction Publishers. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 700 journals. The majority of full text titles included in the database are available in native (searchable) PDF.


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  • Journal alerts and Search history alerts.
  • Compatible with RefWorks.
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  • A visual search tab allows the user to search efficiently across broad subjects, and then returns a visual map of results, organized by topic.
  • iPhone and Android applications.

Dates covered

Coverage varies by title with the earliest back to 1965 to present. Coverage for most titles begins in 1990s.

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Scholarly journals, professional magazines, monographs, reports.

Type of coverage

Full-text or full-image available for most titles; indexing with citations and abstracts.

Print counterpart or
related resources

No print counterpart.

Producer/content provider

Various publishers

Vendor/electronic presentation provider


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