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Subject: Education databases

Education research guide

Education titles

  • Academic OneFile (Gale)   

    Full-text database including articles from journals, reference sources, and the New York Times. On a Gale platform.

  • BCcampus OpenEd Resources    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • China: Culture & Society   

    Multidisciplinary full-text database that reproduces pamphlets from 1750 to 1929. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education   

    Higher education full-text weekly newspaper for faculty members and administrators back to 1995. On its own platform.

  • College (Gale in Context)   

    Database of cross-curricular content aligned to national, state, and Common Core State Standards.

  • CultureGrams   

    World culture reference database that provide information on all the countries of the world written at various reading levels. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Data and Statistics About the U.S.    UW login not required

    Reference portal that allows searching federal agencies for statistics and links to those agencies. On its own platform.

  • Dissertations & Theses Global   

    As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, Theses and Dissertations Global includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

  • Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800   

    Multidisciplinary full-text database, based on Charles Evan's American Bibliography, that reproduces all books, pamphlets and broadsides published the American colonies and the United States between 1639 and 1800. On the Readex platform.

  • Education Database   

    Abstracts and indexing of over 900 education journals, many in full-text. Education Database supports the study and application of education across all levels of education, including early childhood education, primary and secondary education, and higher education.

  • Education in Video   

    Education in Video provides resources for both new and experienced teachers, tools to increase their knowledge and skills, and for education faculty to link abstract theories of education to real-world students and classrooms.

  • Education Magazine Archive   

    Archive of magazines in the field of education, ranging from the early 20th to 21st centuries. The publications are aimed at teachers and other educational professionals and chart the evolution of educational policy, practice and theory. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Education Source   

    Database that indexes education literature back to 1929, with full text back to 1996. Adds unique content to merger of Wilson Education Full Text & Retrospective and EBSCO Education Research Complete. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Educator's Reference Complete (Gale OneFile)   

    This comprehensive resource covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college and includes virtually every educational specialty, such as bilingual studies, health, technology, and testing. The resource also includes information on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education. Educator's Reference Complete provides access to more than 1,100 periodicals that cover a wide range of subjects as well as 200 reports from the United States Department of Education. Topic categories include: arts and humanities, child and adolescent counseling, child development, computer networks, developmental disabilities, educational administration, educational psychology, family law, higher education, Hispanic studies, interpersonal relations, instructional technology, mathematics, professional development, secondary education, special education, teacher education, 21st Century skills, and more.

  • Equality State Almanac 2010    UW login not required

    Wyoming full-text statistical source from the Economic Analysis Division of the Department of Administration and Information. Published in 2010. Downloadable in PDF format, which provides the only searching capability. On the EAD website.

  • ERIC [Educational Resources Information Center] (Ebscohost)   

    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. ERIC contains more than 1.6 million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more. In addition, it provides an education-specific thesaurus that includes controlled vocabulary to help users find what they need.

  • Family and Society Studies Worldwide   

    Major family and human development indexing database that covers journals, books, conference papers, theses and government documents back to 1970. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Filmakers Library Online   

    Multidisciplinary video-streaming platform presenting award-winning documentaries and independent films. The collection contains 1,019 films and 806 hours of content. Transcripts are available for 87% of the collection. On the Alexander Street Press platform.

  • Gale General OneFile   

    This multidisciplinary database includes more than 8,000 full-text titles, more than 3,600 journals, more than 25 years of backfile, and five newspaper indexes. General OneFile also features more than 500 travel guides; a full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, including searchable transcripts; links to over 5,000 video files including shows like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV, and Meet the Press; more than 3,000 full-text titles recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries.

  • GreenFILE    UW login not required

    Environmental indexing/full-text database that selectively covers journals, magazines and government documents. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Humanities Index   

    Humanities indexing database that covers journal, magazine and newspaper articles published in the UK and other English-speaking countries back to 1962. On the ProQuest platform.

  • JSTOR (Journal Storage Archive)   

    Multidisciplinary eJournal platform that provides complete back runs of journals in the following licensed collections: Arts & Sciences I-IV and VII, Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Current Scholarship and Early Journal Content. On the JSTOR platform.

  • Kids Infobits   

    Elementary-level database of books, magazines, news, videos, images, and graphs. Students can dive into elementary subjects by exploring categories including animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, and technology.

  • LearningExpress Library   

    Education reference database that provides tests, exercises, courses, eBooks, etc. for elementary school, college as well as adult learning. On the LearningExpress platform.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook   

    Full-text reference database of this important guide to standardized tests. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • MERLOT II    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Middle Search Plus   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers magazines useful for middle school students. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • New Librarianship Master Class   

    A collection of videos featuring R. David Lankes, a professor and Dean's Scholar for the New Librarianship at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies.

  • OER Commons    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Open Textbook Library    UW login not required

    Collection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost.

  • OpenStax    UW login not required

    Collection of peer-reviewed OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks on a variety of subjects.

  • Periodicals Index Online   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that indexes journal articles from 1665 to 1995. On the Chadwyck-Healey platform.

  • Primary Search   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers magazines (back to 1985) and reference tools for elementary school research. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Project Muse   

    Multidisciplinary ejournal and ebook platform that provides full-text of library-licensed journals and ebooks. On its own platform.

  • ProQuest Central   

    Database platform that includes 100-some other indexing, full-text and reference databases (listed separately). On the ProQuest platform.

  • ProQuest Research Companion   

    Supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction occurring in libraries, classrooms, and online learning environments.

  • PsycArticles (APA)   

    Psychology indexing/full-text database that includes the American Psychology Association eJournals. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Psycinfo (APA)   

    Major psychology indexing database that covers journals, books, and dissertations back to the 1800s. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • PsycTests (APA)   

    Psychology indexing/full-text database that includes the American Psychology Association tests and measures. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • SAGE Knowledge   

    Provides access to e-books, reference works, and streaming videos in the subject areas of business & management; counseling & psychotherapy; criminology & criminal justice; education; geography, earth & environmental science; health & social care; media, communication & cultural studies; politics & international relations; psychology; and sociology.

  • Sage Research Methods   

    Collection of books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos covering the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities. Also includes interactive tools to assist in the planning of research projects and the exploration of methods.

  • SIRS Discoverer   

    SIRS® Discoverer® is a multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology. All newspaper, magazine, and reference content is 100% full text, editorially-selected and indexed from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality domestic and international sources. The collection includes integrated educational Websites and reference materials such as the Compton’s by Britannica encyclopedia and DK Eyewitness books.

  • Social Sciences Citation Index   

    Social science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1956. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Social Sciences Premium Collection   

    This collection provides access to databases covering the international literature in the social sciences, including politics, sociology, social services, anthropology, criminology and education. Featured databases include IBSS, PAIS and Sociological Abstracts. Together, they provide abstracts, indexing and full text coverage of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, working papers and more, including deep indexing and full text from over 1000 important social science journals.

  • Social Services Abstracts   

    Social work indexing database that covers journals, theses and book reviews back to 1979. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Teacher Reference Center   

    Education indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles of interest to teachers. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • Theses and Dissertations Global   

    As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, Theses and Dissertations Global includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.


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