Education Research Guide

Find Articles, Tests, Datasets, and Dissertations

Munday Library Databases

While the Munday Library’s catalog, SORIN, does offer access to books, journal articles and videos, there are times when it is more accurate to search for content within the Munday Library’s specialized education related databases because of the filters and subject searching they provide. These links should take you directly to the specific database (if you are off-campus you will need to log in with your St. Edward’s University ID and password). If you have problems connecting, e-mail First time SORIN users, consult Finding Scholarly Articles.

Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC)Premier educational database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Contains some unpublished tests and assessments in books, journals and dissertations. Also identify sources for test reviews.

Education+Contains journal articles and abstracting and indexing data related to education, including K-12 and Higher Education. Searches Education Administration Abstracts, Professional Development Collection, Teacher Reference Center, TOPICsearch, and ERIC.

Using Google Scholar to Connect to the Library’s eJournalsProvides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) – ICPSR advances and expands social and behavioral research, by providing data stewardship and a data archive, including specialized
collections in education.

Proquest Basic Search – Choose the top filter “Dissertations and Theses” to locate full text content.

PsycArticlesFrom the American Psychological Association (APA), is a source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Coverage spans from 1894 to present.

PsychTests – From the American Psychological Association, PsycTESTS® is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys,and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

Chronicle of Higher Education – The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and student affairs professionals.

Open Web

Congressional Research Service (CRS) – “This collection provides the public with access to research products produced by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) for the United States Congress. By law, CRS works exclusively for Congress, providing timely, objective, and authoritative research and analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of political party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.”

DOAJAn online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.

ETS Test Link – The Test Collection at ETS is a library of more than 25,000 tests and other measurement devices that makes information on standardized tests and research instruments available to researchers, graduate students, and teachers. Collected from the early 1900s to the present, the Test Collection at ETS is the largest such compilation in the world.

See also: Psychology, Finding Statistics, Data, and Evidence and Presearch Research Guides for more education related content from the Munday Library.