New Cabell’s Educational Publishing Directories

You can now search Educational Curriculum & Methods and Educational Psychology & Administration Publishing at Cabell’s Directories. These discipline specific directories, through Cabell’s Institutional Publishing Activity Index, provide a tool for comparing institutional publishing while recognizing differences in institutional resources dedicated to supporting publication.

If you’d like assistance using these directories, contact Steve McGinty, Education Liaison Librarian, at 413-545-1871.

Explore Social Sciences Abstracts

Social Sciences Abstracts is a good starting place to identify scholarly literature in the fields of criminal justice, economics, education, political science, sociology, cultural studies, and gender and sexuality studies. It provides indexing and abstracts for over 625 English language journals published in the United States since 1983. The UMass Amherst Libraries subscription to Social Sciences Abstracts is on the Ebscohost platform. Full-text from the article abstracts can be obtained through the UMLinks menu.

If you have questions about this resource, contact Steve McGinty, Social Sciences Research Services Librarian, at 413-545-1871 or Ask a Librarian.

Two new reference directories: Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans and Statistical Sources

The Libraries have added two sources from the Gale Directory Library. Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans provides information on financial aid for education from non-governmental sources. Statistics Sources lists where you can find statistical information on 20,000 topics. You can perform simple keyword or advanced searches by name or geographic area.

If you would like assistance using either of these resources, contact a reference librarian at 413-545-0150.