YOUR RESEARCH IN EDUCATION
SOURCES, WEB SITES AND MORE AT THE UIC LIBRARY
use by educators and those conducting research on K-12 education
are best accessed from the Library's home page by choosing the
Electronic Resources quick link in the drop down menu.
are listed in alphabetical order. Use the following databases
locate journal articles on education:
-- Selected full text for nearly 1,560 academic, social sciences,
humanities, general science, education, and multi-cultural journals.
Abstracts -- Leading publications in the field of education.
(Educational Resources Information Center) -- Articles and ERIC
documents in the field of education.
-- Indexes and articles from multiple databases.
Academic ASAP -- A broad multidisciplinary database that
offers many articles in full text. A great place to start your research.
-- A comprehensive database of scholarly materials across a variety of
Curriculum Development Library
-- A searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards brings
together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and
evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult
-- Articles in physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance,
sports law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, and more.
Development Collection -- Designed for professional
educators; contains nearly 600 full text journals.
-- Cross search multiple databases simultaneously!
-- Full text articles in science, humanities, education, and business
from U.S. and international professional publications, academic
journals, and trade magazines.
are available to the east of the reference desk on the second floor of
the Library. Print resources often offer broad overviews of topics and
are excellent choices for those just beginning their research.
Additional books on more specific topics may be found in the "L" call
number section on the south end of the fourth floor of the Daley
Education Statistics of the United States, 4th ed.
Washington, DC: Bernan Press, 2003. Daley Reference LA201 .E38 4th ed.
Encyclopedia of Special Education, 2nd.
ed. Reynolds C.R.
and Fletcher-Janzen E. (Eds.). New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 2000.
Daley Reference LC4007 .E53 2000.
Mental Measurements Yearbook. Highland
Park, N.J.: Mental Measurements Yearbook. Daley Reference Z5814 .P8
International Encyclopedia of Education.
Husen T. and Postlethwaite T.N. (Eds.). Oxford: Pergamon, 1994. Daley
Reference LB15 .I569 1994.
THE CURRICULUM COLLECTION
is on the north side of the second floor. It contains reading
materials, reference materials, test guides and text books for
(Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)
-- Provides easy, one-stop access to learning resources from more than
35 federal agencies. Includes, maps, video and sound recordings,
photos, maps, activities, primary documents, and more.
(The Gateway to Educational Materials)
-- U.S. Department of Education sponsored consortium that locates,
evaluates, and indexes thousands of education resources available
through government, organizational, and commercial Web sites.
-- A Library of Congress sponsored Web site. A teacher-focused resource
that provides access, lesson plans, and activities based upon the
American Memories Collection.
for Educational Statistics (NCES) -- Collects and analyzes
data regarding education in the United States and various other
Library of Education -- An umbrella site that provides access
to various U.S. government education Web sites.
U.S. Department of
The federal agency that is responsible for overseeing matters of
education (Pre-K through higher education). Provides links and
resources for students, teachers, and parents.
Department of Education Cross-Site Index
-- Education-related links compiled by the U.S. Department of
Education. Search individual sites or multiple sites simultaneously.
Data on Education -- Provides access to profiles and reports
related to the organization and function of national education systems.