Databases & Indexes for Education Students

Core Resource: Education Source

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,850 academic periodicals and includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. (from EBSCO)

1929-current | Some full text | More info


Academic Search Premier

World's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications, including more than 3,500 peer-reviewed publications. Over 1,000 journals cover the field of education.

1975--current | Some full text | More info


Educator's Reference Complete

Provides more than a 1100 academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many reference sources for education students. Contains full text coverage of nearly half the titles indexed in ERIC. (from Gale )

1980--current | Full text



The Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966. (from EBSCO)

Use the OCLC FirstSearch interface | Use the ERIC government interface

1966--current | Some full text | More info


Gale Virtual Reference Library 

Includes access to Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration and Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology.

Full text e-book


Gale Databases

Includes the Professional Collection for educators, Educator's Reference Complete, a variety of databases for K-12 libraries, and a Spanish-language database (Informe).

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Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

Volume 9--current | Full text



Access to over 500 national and international newspapers including full text of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. (from ProQuest)

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Professional Collection

Access to over 300 full-text journals for educators. (from Gale)

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Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles as well as more than 200 educational reports. Includes full text for Chronicle of Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Journal of Education, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Learning Disabilities, and Theory Into Practice. (from EBSCO)

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Sage--Education Collection

Full text access to Sage scholarly publications.

1999---current | Full text



Access to several quality education journals. To begin your search, click on the "Search" button and then select "Social Science" in the Subject Menu.

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Student Resource Center

Multidisciplinary database for middle school to high school students. Includes content based on national curriculum standards in history, literature, science, and social studies. (from Gale )

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Tests in Print

Now with Mental Measurements Yearbook. Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).

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