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General Resources for Education Research

Spring Semester 2013

Books | Periodicals


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Library of Congress Classifications (a selected list)

L	Education (general)
LA	History of Education
LB	Theory and Practice of Education
LC 	Special aspects of Education

Locating Books in Library Catalogs

At Wittenberg:  EZRA
At other Ohio Libraries  OhioLINK Catalog
In North America For ILL WorldCat

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Education, 8 vols. Ref. LB15 .E47 2003
Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 4 vols (Ref and Main) LB15 .E48 1992
The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education Ref. LB15 .R633 2008
Encyclopedia of American Education, 3 vols. Ref. LB17 .U54 2001
World Education Encyclopedia, 3 vols. Ref. LB15 .W87 2001

Journal Articles

Indexes to periodicals for Education Research

Education Research Complete A bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education
Education Full Text
(Jun 1983- )
English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the U.S. and elsewhere. Subjects include administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, and more.
ERIC (1966-Present) ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) indexes education-related research from 1966 to present that appears in ERIC documents and in more than 775 periodicals. It combines information from Resources in Education (RIE) and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)

Other useful indexes and databases

Academic Search Complete Indexes about 2000 periodicals -- both scholarly journals and popular magazines; covers 1986-Present, with some fulltext coverage starting in the early 1990s.
PsycINFO Index to articles in Psychology.

Locating Journals:

At Wittenberg:
See our online list of Journals the Library Has
At other Ohio academic libraries:
OhioLINK Central Catalog (Note: you generally cannot get periodicals through OhioLINK); use Inter-Library Loan to get articles not held at Wittenberg.

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Compiled by Ken Irwin
Updated by Alisa Mizikar 2013