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Praxis I and II

Practice Exams for Praxis I and II are available in print and ebook format.

Master the Praxis II Exam

McGraw-Hills Praxis I and II

PPST: 12 Hours to a Better Score on Praxis I (ebook)

Free Test Prep Materials from ETS

Practice exams for Praxis I and II are also availble through Learn-a-Test. You need a library card through First Regional Library to use Learn-A-Test.

      
     

    How do I find . . . ?

    Peer-reviewed journal articles?

    Use One Search or a specialized database and then limit your search to "peer-reviewed." The tab above provides access to the most useful databases for education topics.

    Books and ebooks in education?

    On the library homepage, use the Catalog to search for books and ebooks by topic or title. Ebooks will provide a link. Print books will have a call number. Use the library maps to find the location of a call number in the library.

    Educational tests and assessments?

    On the library homepage, under “Databases,” use the Mental Measurements Yearbook, which is a database of tests and surveys. It contains descriptions,  reviews, and links to most current tests such as DIBELS and Accuplacer.  If you want to find a test instrument attached to a published article, use a database. Then add a keyword that describes a method, such as “survey” or “quantitative.” When doing a search for a test in PsycINFO, add the word “append” to find articles which include the test used. In ERIC or Academic Search Premier, add a word such as “survey” or “questionnaire.”

    Mezzanine A?

    Many of the education books are located on Mezzanine A, which is accessible from the Lyceum side of the building. Ask at the circulation desk next to Starbucks for directions to the stairway to the Mezzanines.

    Full-text articles?

    If you locate an article with no PDF or HTML full-text available, use the "Find-It" link to see if a digital copy is available in another database or if the library owns a print copy. If neither option is available, submit a request for the article from Interlibrary Loan.

    Focus on Education: Digital Collections

    The Mississippi Education Journal                     Modern schools brochure                        MEA Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 4

    • University of Mississippi Digital Collection--Education
      The Mississippi Education Collection contains articles, newsletters, and miscellaneous documents related to education in Mississippi. Items were created between 1924 and 2000. The collection has been digitized in its entirety.
    • Mississippi State Textbook Commission
      The collection consists entirely of the typed minutes of the Mississippi State Textbook Rating and Purchasing Board (1940-46), the Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board (1946-1981), and the Mississippi State Textbook Procurement Commission (1981-1987). Occasionally letters and other documents appear in the record.

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