Education Databases

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Most Useful

Database Database Description
Education Fulltext

Index to articles from periodicals and yearbooks on administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, etc. Some full-text articles are available.

Dates of coverage: 1983 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Educational Administration Abstracts

Covers essential areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Dates of coverage: 1966 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
ERIC (Proquest)

Index to journal articles and research reports from all fields of education, including educational psychology, library science, early childhood, K-12 and higher education. Includes links to some fulltext ERIC Documents.

Dates of coverage: 1966 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
PsycInfo

Index to articles from more than 1,800 journals on psychology and the psychological elements of related fields such as education, psychiatry, business, medicine, linguistics, nursing, law, and social work.

Dates of coverage: 1840 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles

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Database Database Description
Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary database that indexes journals from a wide range of subject areas, including literature, history, ethnic studies, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and medical sciences. Includes many fulltext articles.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies.
Content Type: scholarly articles
Annual Reviews

Fulltext access to 29 Annual Reviews journals. Topics include biomedical, physical and social sciences, such as genetics, sociology, biochemistry and computer science. 

Dates of coverage: 1984 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

Index of more than 300,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 36 review sources. 

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies
Content Type: reference source
Dissertations & Theses: A & I

Includes citations for over 2.3 million dissertations and theses from around the world, ranging from 1861 to the present. Some fulltext is available.

Dates of coverage: 1861 - present
Content Type: reference source
MathSciNet

Index of research literature in mathematics, including over 1700 journals.

Dates of coverage: 1940 - present
Content Type:
Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

Multidisciplinary database that covers over 5700 significant scientific and technical journals.

Dates of coverage: 1980 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Science Direct

Index to hundreds of journals from a wide range of subject areas, including science, computer science, medicine, education, business and social science.

Dates of coverage: 1993 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles