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Education Databases & eJournals

Education Research Complete
Education Research Complete, the premiere database for education covers all levels from early childhood to higher ed. It includes full text for 1300+ journals and 500+ books and conference papers.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) contains more than 1.5 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents for education dating back to 1966. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, and policy papers.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This encyclopedia database gives basic information about a variety of topics students may research. Some but not all of the articles contain pictures or graphics.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
MAS Ultra collects articles from magazines, biographies, and reference books aimed at high school students. Select the reading level under "Limit your results."

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
This is the premiere database for full-text access to dissertations and theses for humanities, social sciences, education, religion, and business. It is especially useful for our Education Leadership Doctorate candidates.

Primary Search
This database provides full-text access to popular magazines for elementary school students as well as the Encyclopedia of Animals. 

PsycARTICLES is the premier database for scholarly psychology journals. Limit your results by population group and characteristics for more relevant results.

PsycINFO provides citations and abstracts for scholarly journal articles, book chapters, and dissertations; many have full text. Also useful for business, leadership, sociology, and education. 

Sage Journals Premier
Sage Journals provides citations and abstracts for articles across a variety of disciplines; most have full text.

Teachers College Record
The Teachers College Record is a journal of research, analysis, and commentary in the field of education. It has been published continuously since 1900 by Columbia University Teachers College.

Education Reference e‑Books

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook
21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century.

Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies provides a comprehensive introduction to the academic field of curriculum studies for the scholar, student, teacher, and administrator. This two-volume set serves to inform and introduce terms, events, documents, biographies, and concepts to assist the reader in understanding aspects of this rapidly changing, expansive, and contested field of study.

Encyclopedia of Education
Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full-text source documents, including education-related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology
The Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology provides an overview and an explanation of the major topics in the field of educational psychology, including topics in categories such as human learning and development (across the life span), motivation, measurement and statistics, and curriculum and teaching.

Education Websites

Annenberg Media: Learner.org
Learner.org makes multimedia resources from Annenberg Media available for free. These resources are categorized in multiple ways including by subject (arts, mathematics, science, etc) and education level (K-4, 5-8, 9-12, and college/adult).

C-SPAN Classroom
C-SPAN Classroom, which requires free registration to access content, provides free video clips in the following categories: principles of government, U.S. Constitution, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and political participation.

Connexions: Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities
Connexions provides educational modules that are created by collaborating educators. The subjects covered include the arts, business, math and statistics, and the social sciences.

International Children’s Digital Library: A Library for the World’s Children
A joint project of the University of Maryland and the Internet Archive, ICDL provides full text (and pictures!) access to more than 10,000 children’s books in 54 languages appealing to readers aged 3 to 13. The books are searchable and browsable, and the site offers a teacher training manual that details the many ways that ICDL can be used in a classroom setting.

Learning Space - OpenLearn: The Open University
Learning Space gives free access to course materials from the Open University, including those in the education department. Subject-specific forums are also available.

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
MERLOT offers free learning materials, modules, and assignments for evaluation. Free registration is required to participate in discussions or to add content.

NASA Science
The official website of NASA has special sections for educators, students (middle to high school level), and kids. The Educators section links to a variety of sources such as the NASA Office of Education, educators’ resources for the Earth Explorers Series, and the Earth Science Education newsletter. The Students page offers games and other multimedia options along with links to NASA Science categories, and the Kids page is separated into K-4 and grade 3-5 options.

National Center for Education Statistics
This website makes education statistics from the US Department of Education available for free. Fast facts, surveys, data tools, annual reports, and more are available.

National Institute for Early Education Research
The website for the National Institute for Early Education Research, based at Rutgers, provides articles, research, and reports relating to the teaching of and advocating for preschool. State Yearbooks and other NIEER publications are available in full text, and a newsletter is also offered, providing up-to-date information on developing topics in early childhood education.

U.S. Department of Education Research and Statistics
The main page for the US Department of Education provides basic education facts, research reports, school district demographics, best practices, and more.