Your one stop place for all education research at Drake Library
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2014
- Education Source
Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
- ERIC (Ebsco platform)
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. NOTE: Many PDFs were taken offline. See the box at the right to request them, or use ILL.
Good for behavior, motivation and other psychology related topics.
- Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary full text database containing nearly 4,500 journals.
Provides historical access to many periodicals. Most current 3-5 years not generally accessible.
This database contains a lot of information on the science of education. Note: This database is not provided by EBSCO, but you can still construct powerful keyword searches.
- Look for the Sign In link in the blue bar at the top of any EBSCOhost database.
- Add searches and individual articles to your folder.
- Access saved content from anywhere!
- Learn more
Finding entire journals are different than finding one article. To do this, you need to use the link below and then navigate to the Education. Click on one of the subsets to get more specific.
- What is a database? (Video)
This short video gives a good overview of what a database is (in an Australian accent).
- Finding Articles
Use this tutorial to help you find articles if you aren't sure where to start.
- Article Look up by Citation
Have the citation? Plug in what you know about the article and this tool will search our databases for a full text electronic copy.
- Generating Keywords
This tool from UT Austin will help you plan your search strategies before you begin using databases.
- Scholarly vs. Popular
This tutorial will help you learn what is a scholarly article.
In early August we discovered that sensitive personally identifiable information appeared in some full text documents contained in the ERIC collection. Specifically, social security numbers and other highly sensitive information were found in multiple documents and in a way that could not easily be isolated. For that reason, we had to temporarily disable access to many full text documents.
You can request them online by following these directions.
To request a document through ILL, please fill out this form: