The J. A. Turner Professional Library subscribes to several online professional resources. These resources are only accessible by PDSB employees.
Professional Development Collection includes
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, containing more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
Proquest includes many different educational journals than Professional Development Collection.
Check out the
ASCD e-book collection, for professional resources in electronic form, downloadable to your device or computer.
For passwords to these resources, access the
Professional Library webpage, logging in with your email username and password.
CORWIN e-book collection
Search titles in the subjects:
21st Century Learning & Technology
New Teacher Resources
Instructional Leadership & Supervision
ASCD e-book collection
Search all these eBooks at once, to find which chapters have your topic.
Educator's Reference Complete
A selection of academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education
Professional Development Collection
Education research resources, including
ERIC,Education Research Complete, and
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection.
This is the research database put out by Electric Library, useful for secondary school students and teachers.
Classical music CDs and DVDs as well other genres such as jazz, new age, educational and audiobooks.
Shared teaching resources, both elementary and secondary: course units, lessons, expectations, and Learn360 video clips. Searchable by course, strand, and expectations.
A guide for citing research sources using MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychology Association) or Chicago styles.
Ebsco power search, Educator's Edition to Professional eResources.