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Academic Video Online is a streaming video collection containing thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, business, education, healthcare, the humanities, the physical sciences, and the social sciences. The Academic Video Online collection can be browsed or searched by discipline.

AVO was previously named VAST: Academic Video Online.

Formerly known as VAST: Academic Video Online.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Alexander Street Press

This site provides test preparation materials, registration and testing information, and services that allow you to register and obtain your unofficial test results.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.

Choice is a major source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Reviews are timely, authoritative, and concise.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: American Library Association

This resource is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,820 journals, as well as full text for more than 900 journals. This database also includes full text for 71 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

ERIC is an index to thousands of education-related journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, standards, and guidelines. EBSCO's ERIC database includes the full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information.

All citations with an ERIC number which begin with the letters ED (i.e. ERIC document) are available on microfiche in the Weatherford library.

ERIC without EBSCO's supplemental material is available to everyone via the U.S. Dept. of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Education

FSSW covers popular issues and meets the requirements of professionals in all fields of social work, social science and family practice. It provides comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO Publishing
  • Publisher: EBSCO Publishing

JSTOR is a full-text scholarly journal archive. JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text. Searching is possible within each title and across the whole database.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: JSTOR

LearningExpress Library offers skill-building interactive courses in math and English, software (including MS Office and Photoshop), as well as hundreds of online interactive practice tests for several types of exams (including the GRE, MCAT, PCAT, and others), civil service positions, and U.S. citizenship.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: LearningExpress

LISTA (Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts) provides wide coverage of librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more from journals, books, research reports, and proceedings.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Use lynda.com's online video tutorials to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to help you achieve personal and professional goals. Over 5,800 expert-taught courses are available.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: LinkedIn

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Designed specifically for high school teachers and students, MAS Complete covers a wide range of subject areas that are of interest to high school students including art, history, sports, music, film, travel, science, the Internet, fashion, religion, nature, hobbies, current events, fiction and much more. MAS Complete has full-text for hundreds of high school magazines and reference books, as well as photos and graphics.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, includes consumer-oriented test reviews. The purpose of the Yearbook is to provide evaluative information to promote informed test selection. Typical test entries include descriptive information, professional reviews, and reviewer references.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: Buros Institute

MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics on the condition of American education; conducts and publishes reports; and reviews and reports on education activities internationally.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: U.S. Department of Education
  • Publisher: U.S. Department of Education

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection provides access to hundreds of full-text journals. It offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling. P&BSC can be searched independently, but also links to full text from citations within PsycINFO.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

As one of the largest statistics portals worldwide, Statista professionally gathers and compiles data from numerous institutes and sources. Users have access to statistics on more than 80,000 topics from over 18,000 individual sources covering a wide variety of disciplines, including business, education, health, political science, technology, and more. Business statistics are available for over 170 different industry sectors.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: statista.com
  • Publisher: statista.com

This resource contains over 5,400 full- text periodicals, including 4,500+ peer-reviewed journals covering all subject areas. This database also indexes and abstracts more than 9,300 journals, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

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American FactFinder from the U.S. Census Bureau makes it easy to find and download statistics about population, education, housing, industry, and business. American FactFinder includes data from the American Community Survey and the Decennial Census. To see examples of American FactFinder data, try these links for Weatherford or Oklahoma.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: U.S. Census Bureau
  • Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau

This resource offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every craftsperson and hobbyist. There's full text from magazines and books covering many interests, including arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, photography, LEGO, robotics, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Access to more than two million images from some of the best collections in the world, including DK Images, Getty Images, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, and other leading sources. Image Quest is organized by subject matter and full searchable. All images are licensed for non-commercial educational use.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

Containing full text for hundreds of the most respected scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is a valuable database of information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

This resource offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. The Legal Forms by U.S. State feature makes it simple to find state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Lit2Go is a free online collection of childrens' stories and poems in MP3 format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Florida Center for Instructional Technology

Oxford Reference contains titles from the Oxford Companion series, as well as the following:

  • 130+ subject dictionaries and the Oxford World Encyclopedia
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Timelines linking over 2,000 key events in 20th-century history
  • 12,000 images and 500+ color maps
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

Search this database for full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database contains thousands of full-text articles from over 40 peer reviewed journals and chapters from selected APA books.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: American Psychological Asssociation

PsycINFO indexes more than 2,500 peer-reviewed periodicals in the behavioral and social sciences. PsycINFO also indexes psychologically relevant book chapters and dissertations.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association

SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology research database. Topics include criminal justice, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, religion, social development, social psychology, social work, substance abuse and addiction, violence, and many others.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Sociological Collection provides full-text articles from hundreds of scholarly journals which examine a broad range of subjects relevant to sociology and its related disciplines. Topics covered include social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, social and cultural structure, and more. 

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world’s most comprehensive source of full text for sports and sports medicine journals,

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Today's Science presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today’s Science covers health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Infobase Learning

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