This guide links to key Education resources including databases and statistics.
These online encyclopedias offer summaries of topics. Entries are written by experts and usually offer suggested readings for further information.
- Sage Knowledge
Formerly Sage Reference Online, offers full-text articles from around 50 scholarly encyclopedias, covering a wide range of the social sciences. You may keyword search the entire collection.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full-text access to around 15 scholarly encyclopedias and reference works, including International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Encyclopedia of Education and New Dictionary of the History of Ideas.
- World Book Online
Access 7 encyclopedias: World Book Advanced (high school/undergraduates); Kids (elementary); Student (middle/high school); Discover (differentiated instruction); 2 Spanish language & 1 French language.
- Statistics in Education
Sources of national and Washington State statistics
- Education Research Complete (EBSCOhost)
Covers over 1500 journals and magazines (750 titles in full text), along with full-text books and conference papers. Coverage dates vary, but a few titles go back to 1975.
- 3 Education Databases at Once
Education Research Complete, ERIC, Education Full Text
- ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center (EBSCOhost) -- 1966-present
Comprehensive database for education, indexing over 1000 journals & magazines, as well as books, videos, conference papers and technical reports. Many recent ERIC Documents are full text. Includes links to articles full text in other EBSCOhost databases.
- Education Full Text (EBSCOhost) -- 1983-present
Indexes over 600 magazines and journals, covering all aspects of education, back to 1983; select full-text content from 1995 to the present.
Full-text back files of over 2100 core scholarly journals in the arts, business, humanities, sciences, and social sciences, from the first issue up to 3-5 years ago.
- EdITLib Digital Library for Information Technology & Education
Full-text articles from ten Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) journals, back to 1995; also includes AACE conference proceedings.
- What Works Clearinghouse
U. S. Department of Education clearinghouse for scientific research on education.
- Regional Educational Laboratories
Specific research reports for the regional educational laboratories.