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Education Resource Center

Discover information about all facets of education—everything from hands-on-activities to high-stakes tests to homework. This resource provides a wealth of knowledge about education topics for researchers, educators, librarians, administrators, policymakers, parents, business communities, and the general public. 

  • Ebsco's Academic Search (Members Only)

    Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

  • Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

    ERIC provides unlimited access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials. Within the ERIC Collection, you will find records for journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers and other education-related materials. 

  • Regional Educational Laboratory Program (REL)

    The ten RELs are sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance. They serve the educational needs of a designated region by providing access to high-quality scientifically valid education research through applied research and development projects, studies, and other related technical assistance activities. 

  • What Works Clearinghouse (WWC)

    WWC sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, provides educators, policymakers, researchers, and the public with a central and trusted source of scientific evidence about what works in education. The WWC aims to promote informed education decision making through a set of easily accessible databases and user-friendly reports that provide education consumers with high-quality reviews of the research on the effectiveness of replicable educational interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies) that intend to improve student outcomes.

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