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ERIC Workaround During Sequester Outage

Due to the Federal Government sequester, my favorite publicly accessible interface to the ERIC aka "Education Research Information Clearinghouse" database is not working.  In place of using the awesome http://eric.ed.gov website, I recommend the first of the following two vendor platform options. Especially notice how they each handle searches that utilize the ERIC Thesaurus (which I highly recommend you use for precise and powerful searching.)

Many New Education e-Books Coming in Feb 2013

We are delighted to announce that starting in February your e-book options for education topics will be greatly expanded! We anticipate adding a large batch (1000's!) of current education e-books through a new arrangement with our eBrary vendor. You can find these new e-books in three ways.

Many of you will be familiar with searching by keyword or browsing by subjects linked to each book's short descriptive record in our old-style  catalog.

Workaround to Suspended ERIC Full-text ED Documents

As many of you are aware, the ERIC.ed.gov website sponsored by the US Department of Education has suspended access to many of its user-contributed, full-text documents - those with accession numbers starting with the letters "ED." This was done to isolate and begin removing sensitive personal information found in some portion of the older documents that had previously been available on microfiche.

Find Educational Case Studies using Education Research Complete

Check out our new video tutorial on how to find ethnographies and educational case studies using Education Research Complete!

EbscoHost's Education Research Complete offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to education.

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