Curriculum & Instruction
The primary database for the education discipline, ERIC is the world's largest source of education information. The ERIC database consists of two files: the Resources in Education (RIE) file of document (ED) citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal article (EJ) citations from over 750 professional journals. The database contains more than 1 million abstracts (and some full text) of education-related documents and journal articles, with coverage back to 1966.
Education Database covers the literature on primary, secondary, higher education, special education, home schooling, adult education, and related topics.
PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 2 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. The database also includes information about the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in more than 25 languages.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides over 2.4 million Children's and Young Adult Literature records containing more than 520,000 professional reviews of childrens books, multimedia and audio books (aggregated from 42 sources). The database provides over 1.6 million entries including 650,000 national, state, and international award entries dating back to 1922. Also included are 330,000 and author illustrator links. Subscribers can search by keyword, author, title and subject; and filter by reading level, age, grade and interest level; and then view, sort and distribute the resulting information. In addition, CLCD includes Teaching Tools which shows links to hundreds of web sites with lesson plans and teaching guides. Students can save and organize their searches for immediate or future use.