Databases for Education

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Education Databases
Database Description Coverage More Info

Sources include journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books. Each year approximately 30,000 new records are added.

1966-present more info
Education Source

Education Source provides full text access for more than 1,800 journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands more.

1929-present more info
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

The reviews come from 36 review sources, including Children's Literature; The Horn Book Magazine; Kirkus; Media & Methods; and Parent's Guide.

1993-present more info
Teacher Reference Center

Index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books.

1960s-present more info

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Education Databases
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Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the primary source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

1989-present more info
Education Law in North Carolina

For North Carolina school officials and administrators, legal information pertinent to the management of schools and school systems

Current more info
Educational Administration Abstracts

Educational Administration Abstracts covers educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and more.

1966-present more info
Family and Society Studies Worldwide

Provides over 1 million bibliographic records drawn from over a thousand professional journals, books, popular literature, conference papers, government reports, and other sources.

1970-present more info
LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library offers over 300 online test resources, including a wide variety of tests preparation, skill builders, and courses, as well as more than 130 e-Books.

Current more info
Physical Education Index

Records are indexed and classified from peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, articles from the popular press, and many other publications.

1970-present more info

PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.

1887-present more info
Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info

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Education Databases
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Congressional Publications (ProQuest)

Provides indexing of many Congressional publications from 1789 to the present, including Hearings, Committee Prints, Research Reports, Legislative Histories, and much more.

1789-present more info
eLibrary Curriculum Edition

This curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries.

1948-present more info
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Provides full text access to more than 100 reference sources, primarily encyclopedias.

2000-present more info

JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago. more info
LexisNexis Academic

News, business information, medical and health topics, and law-related resources

1990s-present more info
Mental Measurements Yearbook

Produced by the Buros Institute, the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments.

Volume 9 (1986)-present more info
SIRS Discoverer

Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, SIRS Discoverer offers articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites.

2000-present more info
SIRS Knowledge Source

SIRS Knowledge Source is a portal to articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.

1989-present more info

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