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Who should use this database?

Teachers, administrators, other educational practitioners as well as students preparing for professional careers in these fields.

What kinds of materials are referenced in the database?

The ERIC database, the world's largest source of education information, contains more than a million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. It also contains the complete text of more than 1600 ERIC Digests, two-page research syntheses, which are among the ERIC system's most popular offerings; approximately 100 new titles are produced each year.

Subject coverage of all aspects of educational research and resources, including: career, adult, vocational, technical, and teacher education; education of persons with handicaps, of the disadvantaged and gifted; early childhood education; junior colleges and higher education; reading and communication skills; languages and linguistics; education management; counseling and personnel services; library and information science; information resources; urban education; rural education and small schools; science, mathematics and environment; social studies and social sciences; tests, measurement and evaluation.

Journal literature corresponds to Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) and report literature corresponds to Resources in Education (RIE).

You can access the ERIC database via the Internet through the National Library of Education (free public ERIC) or via the commercial vendor site provided by the library. The database is updated monthly, ensuring that the information you receive is timely and accurate.

What years does the database cover?

1966 to the present.

Will I find full-text articles in the database?