Article Databases

Education Research Complete

Articles, conference papers, and more covering all levels of education and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing; covers curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.


The Education Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

See our ERIC Tutorial for help using this database.

Dissertations & Theses

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

The world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works.

Databases for K-8 School Libraries

Kids Search

Information resources for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases. This database is often used in school libraries.


Search interface for elementary school students that provides access to information from magazines and books on many topics. This database is often used in school libraries.

Other Libraries

Ernestine Rice Memorial Children’s Library

A wide variety of young readers’ books as well as Teacher’s Educational and Professional booklets. Available at the School of Education.


Tests, Measurement Tools & Research Instruments

Provides information on how to find information about research instruments such as surveys: Finding the Full Text of an Instrument; Finding an Instrument to Measure a Variable; and Finding a Review of an Instrument.

Web Sites — Curriculum & Lesson Plans

Discovery Education
Education World: The Educator’s Best Friend
Gateway to Educational Materials
Houghton Mifflin Education Place
Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything
MIT OpenCourseWare: Highlights for High School
New York Times Learning Network: Connections for Students, Teachers, and Parents
PBS Teachers
Smithsonian Education
Teacher Link

Web Sites — Government

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center A safe place to learn and play
Library of Congress: Teacher Resources
U. S. Department of Education
U. S. Department of Education: FREE – Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
U.S. Department of Education: Emergency Planning
U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Web Sites — Literature

Children’s Picture Book Database at Miami University
Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC)
Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC): Review Journals
Hurst Library – Caldecott Award Book List
Hurst Library – Coretta Scott King Award Book List
Hurst Library – Newbery Award Book List
Hurst Library – Pura Belpre Award Books
International Children’s Digital Library
Library of Congress:

Web Sites — Organizations and Associations

Education Northwest
International Reading Association
National Education Association
TESOL International Association

Web Sites — Other Resources

Big 6
Center for Character & Social Responsibility
Education Review: a journal of book reviews
Teaching Channel

Web Sites — Reference Sources

Certification Requirements for 50 States
Directory of Open Access Journals

Web Sites — Subject Areas

English — Web English Teacher
ESL – Center for Applied Linguistics
ESL — Dave’s ESL Cafe
ESL — Internet TESL Journal
ESL — Resources, Handouts and Exercises, Online Writing Lab (OWL)
ESL — Teaching English as a Second Language Electronic Journal
ESL Directory
Math & Science — Digital Video Library
Music — American Orff-Schulwerk Association
Music — K-12 Resources for Music Educators

Web Sites — Washington State

Washington State Department of Education
Washington State K – 12 Web Sites
Washington State Report Card
WEST-B Washington Educator Skills Test – Basic