Jul 202011
 

These are the top Education-specific databases that we recommend looking in for articles. If you’re not entirely sure yet what you need, try checking out the list of “General” databases; they’re often the best place to start. Also, try clicking “Ask a Librarian” to the right.

Keep going to the bottom of this list to see the rest of our Education databases, as well as a list at the very end of other online and book sources you may find useful.

Education Full-Text
English-language periodicals covering administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, and more.

ERIC
The go-to database for education topics. Many articles in full-text.

PsycINFO
The go-to spot for articles in Psychology and related fields. Includes books, journal articles, book chapters, theses, and other publications. Includes some journals in Communication Studies. Get help using PsycINFO.

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Jul 202011
 

These are the top databases specific to EDUC 202: Foundational Contexts of Education that we recommend looking in for articles. If you’re not entirely sure yet what you need, try checking out the list of “General” databases; they’re often the best place to start. Also, try clicking “Ask a Librarian” to the right.

Keep going to the bottom of this list to see the rest of our Education databases, as well as a list at the very end of other online and book sources you may find useful.

Education Full-Text
Covers education administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, and more.

ERIC
The go-to database for education topics. Many articles in full-text.

PsycINFO
The go-to spot for article in Psychology and related fields. Includes books, journal articles, book chapters, theses, and other publications. Includes some journals in Communication Studies. Get help using PsycINFO.

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Jun 052011
 

CogNet
Sponsored by the MIT press. Provides online access to books, journals, and other resources.

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Jun 042011
 

CQ Researcher
All CQ Researcher reports offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. These are a great source for pro-and-con arguments, statistics, graphs and charts, etc. on current issues and events.

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Jun 042011
 

Education Full-Text
English-language periodicals covering administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, and more.

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Jun 042011
 

ERIC
The go-to database for education topics. Many articles in full-text.

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Jun 032011
 

GreenFILE
GreenFILE contains scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. Some full-text.

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Jun 022011
 

PsycINFO
The go-to spot for articles in Psychology and related fields. Includes books, journal articles, book chapters, theses, and other publications. Includes some journals in Communication Studies. Click here for help using PsycINFO.

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Jun 012011
 

Social Services Abstracts
“Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.”

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May 302011
 
Online Journals

Music Educators Journal
September 2006 – present

Sociology of Education
1963 – 2 years ago

Online Resources

Academic Info: Education

American School Directory

American Sign Language Browser
From Michigan State University

Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
“Offering a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use collection of more than 12,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education”

Children’s Book Awards: Caldecott Award Winners (1938 – present) and Newbery Award Winners (1922 – present)

College and University Rankings
From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Doing What Works: Research-based Education Practices Online
A website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Each of the sections (Early Childhood Education, English Language Learners, Math and Science, Psychology of Learning, and School Improvement) contains an overview of the research base, essential concepts, AND recommended teaching practices and planning templates

Environmental Literacy Council
Offers a virtual library for environmental educators, students, and the general public interested in cross-disciplinary environmental resources.

Global Schoolhouse

International Reading Association

Michigan Department of Education

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
The Center’s aim is to promote the development and dissemination of innovative materials and sound educational practices for case teaching in the sciences. The site provides access to an award-winning library of case materials, among other offerings such as workshop and conference opportunities.

National Center for Education Statistics

National Education Policy Center
“The mission of the National Education Policy Center is to produce and disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed research to inform education policy discussions.”

National Writing Project
“The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation’s educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners. Unique in breadth and scale, the NWP is a network of sites anchored at colleges and universities and serving teachers across disciplines and at all levels, early childhood through university.”

U.S. Department of Education

In the Library

Educator’s Desk Reference
Praeger / Ref LB1028.27.U6 F74 2002

Encyclopedia of Early Childhood Education
Garland / LB1139.25 .E53 1992

Encyclopedia of Educational Research
Macmillan / Ref LB15 .E48 1992 (4 volumes)

Handbook of Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning
Macmillan / LB1584 .H275 1991

Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
L. Erlbaum Associates / LB1576 .H234 2003

Patterson’s American Education
Educational Directories / Ref L901 .P3 2011 / L901 .P3 2010

Patterson’s Elementary Education
Educational Directories / Ref L901 .P33 2011 / L901 .P33 2010

Requirements for Certification of Teachers, Counselors, Librarians, Administrators for Elementary and Secondary Schools
University of Chicago Press / Ref LB1771 .W6 2010 – 2011 / LB1771 .W6 2009 – 2010

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