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Biography & Education Online Sources for Teachers & Students

Universal Class
Billings Public Library provides online continuing education courses free to all patrons through Universal Class. Patrons have access to over 500 courses for lifelong learning enjoyment. Some courses even provide professional continuing education units. For additional information, see the Test Preparation & Continuing Education Online

ERIC - Education Resource Information Center
Use ERIC for access to education literature and resources from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education, and the Resources in Education Index, with records and documents back to 1966.

Educators' Professional Development Collection
The Professional Development Collection  provides full text access to education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™
LISTA (Library Information, Science and Technology Abstracts) indexes journals, books, research reports, and proceedings about librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Teacher Reference Center
The Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for teacher education periodicals and journals.

Biography Resource Center
Use the Biography Resource Center to search for people from all eras and fields of endeavor by name, occupation, and nationality. Find articles, images, and links. The Biography Resource Center has a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies.