SAGE Research Methods contains more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos. The site is designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method. The Methods Map can help those less familiar with research methods to find the best technique to use in their research.

SAGE Research Methods Cases are stories of how real research projects were conducted. The collection provides more than 1100 case studies, showing the challenges and successes of doing research, written by the researchers themselves.  They explain why the researchers chose the methods they did, how they overcame problems in their research and what they might have done differently with hindsight: the realities of research that are missing from journal articles and textbooks.

SAGE Research Methods Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets and instructional guides that give students a chance to learn data analysis by practicing themselves. Through practicing analysis using real data from SAGE Research Methods Datasets, students can see how analytic decisions are made, helping them to become confident researchers.

SAGE Research Methods Video contains more than 125 hours of video, including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more, covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum. Videos can also be embedded into course management systems for exam preparation. Through these videos, students can find extra help and support to guide them through every step of their research project and succeed in their research methods course.

 

These OSU trials will be available until April 15, 2019. Please tell us what you think. Comments on these resources can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

 

Education Magazine Archive provides access to the digitized backfiles of 26 major magazines and trade publications in the field of education, dating from the early 20th century through to the 21st. The publications cover a wide range of educational topics, from general titles (e.g. American Teacher, Times Educational Supplement), to subject-specific publications (e.g. Mathematics Teaching, Technology and Engineering Teacher), titles aimed at educational leaders (English Leadership Quarterly), and material devoted to women and ethnic minorities in education (Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, Black Collegian). Many educational sectors and levels are represented from early years teaching (e.g. Teaching K-8) to higher education (Higher Education Management and Policy), from vocational education (Techniques) to independent schools (Conference & Common Room) and distance learning (Mailbox Teacher).

 

Chicago Defender (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) 1909-1975

 

Detroit Free Press (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) 1831-1999

 

St. Louis Post Dispatch (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) 1874-2003

OSU Extended Campus has generously funded access to the The New York Times Digital Edition. Register here to begin enjoying *full access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com smartphone apps. NYTimes.com provides full access to New York Times and International New York Times content, including breaking news, multimedia, blogs, videos and more. *(Does not include Crosswords and Times Insider. Unlimited access provided for content newer than 1980 and older than 1923. Access to content within the date range 1923-1980 is limited to 5 articles per day.)

 

The Philosophy Documentation Center is a non-profit publisher of reference materials, scholarly journals, book series, conference proceedings, and other materials in a variety of disciplines such as philosophy, business and professional ethics, catholic tradition, history, language and Literature, Religion. The publications are from a variety of countries. While most content is in English, some material in French, German, Spanish, Korean, Russian, and Chinese is also available.

 

Through March 31, 2018, the full-text of all e-journal content in Philosophy Documentation Center (over 170 titles) is available to the OSU Community.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

This OSU Trial has been extended through 3/31/2016.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on these resources can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

 

The China Academic Journals Full-text Database is an extensive Chinese journal database that comprises Science and Technology publications in subject areas such as Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Biology Environmental Science Architecture, and Engineering. Also included are publications focused on Agriculture, Medicine, Literature, History, Philosophy, and Economics. Content dates for some titles span as early as 1951, and much current content is available for many included titles.

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. LGBT Studies in Video provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It also provides key resources of interest to students and researchers in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, gender studies, cultural studies, and religious studies.

 

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community with content including selections from The National Archives in Kew, materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s through the mid-2000s, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from the Kinsey Institute, periodicals such as En la Vida and BLACKlines, select rare works from notable LGBT publishers including Alyson Books and Cleis Press, as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.

 

These OSU Trials runs through 8/31/2015.

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