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Education Databases

Name Description
Education Research Complete
Date range
1990 - Present

EbscoHost Education Research Completeoffers 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. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, as well as areas of curriculum instruction and administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals, and full text for more than 1,060 journals.

ERIC
Date range
1966-current

A searchable database of annotated citations for education-related research, technical reports and journal articles.

ERIC (EbscoHost)
Date range
Dates vary

A searchable database of annotated citations for education-related research, technical reports and journal articles.

ERIC via Proquest
Date range
Dates vary

A searchable database of annotated citations for education-related research, technical reports and journal articles.

Summon
Date range
Dates vary

A resource discover layer which allows users to search all subscribed resources. Users can narrow their searches by subject using the menus on the left hand side of the screen.

Name Description
AP Images
Date range
1826 - Current

an International photo archive (1826-present), a Graphics Database which contains graphics, maps, illustrations and logos, and an AP Audio Database which contains searchable audio clips dating back to the 1920s.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database CLCD

CLCD is an ever growing online database with over 300,000 reviews and related information on children?s literature. CLCD contains reviews from over 36 quality reviewers including: The ALAN Review; BookList; The Horn Book Guide; and KIRKUS

Chronicle of Higher Education Online
Date range
1989 - Present

In addition to weekly issues and job listings, contains daily updates on a variety of topics of interest in higher education. The site license offers unlimited user seats for the Drexel University Community.

Chronicle of Philanthropy Online
Date range
1997 - Current

The Chronicle of Philanthropy site license offers access to the complete publication from 1997 to present, as well as access to exclusive online content and to the Chronicle's Guide to Grants. The Chronicle provides annual surveys on giving, executive compensation, endowments, and other Chronicle research projects.

ebrary
Date range
Dates vary

Access to over 32,000 electronic books. One-time ebrary reader download is required for advanced features.

Education in Video
Date range
Dates vary

A growing online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Currently contains more than 250 video titles totaling 750 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. New content added daily.

InfoEd SPIN

SPIN is a customized, web-based Funding Opportunities database for researchers. To fully experience SPIN, you can create a ?Genius? profile for customized searching and results. to establish a GENIUS account follow these steps: * Click on the GENIUS link along the top of the page at http://www.infoedglobal.com * Choose Create New Profile * Select your institution * Fill out the New Profile Registration Page - select the department listed * Click Submit * You will now be at a page called the Profile Summary Page - do not fill anything out on this page. Scroll to the bottom and click Log Out * Your Administrator will now receive an e-mail and they will need to validate your profile. Once validated you will then be able to sign into SPIN for added functionality and remote access.

Internet Archive Open Educational Resources

Contains Open Educational Resources and university lectures culled together on the Internet Archive. This library contains hundreds of free courses, video lectures, and supplemental materials from universities in the United States and China. Many of these lectures are available for download. The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

Kids Search
Date range
Dates vary

A research tool for kids in kindergarten through fifth grades.

Kraus Curriculum Development Library Online: KCDLonline
Date range
Current Edition

Provides curriculum information on a variety of subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education. Access to over 5,000 curriculas, searchable by subject, keywords, forms of educational content, grades covered, and geographic location.

LexisNexis Statistical

Drexel no longer subsribes to Lexis Nexis Statistical. For questions or comments about this change, please send feedback to The Suggestion Box.

Mental Measurements Yearbook
Date range
1985-current

Mental Measurements Yearbook is a major resource for descriptive information about and critical reviews of standardized tests- educational, personality, aptitude, neuropsychological, achievement and intelligence.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Date range
Current

An online library of current event topics: the facts as well as the arguments of each topic's proponents and detractors. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center's unique features include Viewpoint articles and access to statistics and government data placed in context.

Out for Work

OUT for Work (OFW) functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities. OFW?s programs, resources, and services provide assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to explore career options, master job search techniques and strategies, and research employment opportunities. Including OFW's annual national career conference, OFW travels the nation presenting on the topic of transitioning from academia to the workforce, attending PRIDE and LGBT events, and visiting college campuses speaking to LGBT campus groups. OFW fundraises and seeks partnerships throughout the year.

Teacher Reference Center (TRC)
Date range
current

Journal Information for K-12 Teachers & Librarians. Contains over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals and books.

The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education
Date range
2010 - Present

The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education (Int J FYHE) focuses on research and practice about enhancing the experience of commencing students. The Journal's audiences are academic and professional staff involved in first year programs as well as senior managers with responsibility for first year policies and strategies. Int J FYHE is published bi-annually with one issue linked to the International First Year in Higher Education Conference.

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