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Resources Guide for Education

Multidisciplinary database covering social sciences, humanities, education, physical and life sciences, and ethnic studies.

Need something special? One of the electronic resources available through the University of Oklahoma Libraries may help. A list of full-text journal titles included in each one is also provided. You may need to log in to access the list.

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Provides access to reports and journal articles to support the use of educational materials in research and practice.

Newspapers, magazines, and periodicals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. Some full text available.

Evaluates journals using citation data from science and social science journals included in Web of Science.

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Full-text online access to back issues (no content newer than 3-5 years old) of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities and social sciences. Consult the online tables of contents for holdings, as coverage varies for each title.

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Contains full-text reviews for test products in psychology, education, business and leadership. In addition, it provides a bibliography to all known commercially available English-language tests currently in print.

Link to OU-Tulsa's online catalog of locally-held books, journals, maps, and visual materials. Links to electronic materials available through the University Libraries in Norman.


Journal articles in education and related fields. Some full text available.

Citations of articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in psychology and related social and behavioral sciences. Sponsored by the American Psychological Association. Links to full-text articles in other databases, including 56 journals published by the APA and Canadian Psychological Association.

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Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. No full text, but comprehensive coverage.

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Vogt, 2nd ed. (1999) Gives readers of research in the social and behavioral sciences an easy-to-use reference work for statistical concepts and methodological terms. also enables people to be informed consumers and critical readers of research works that otherwise might be inaccessible to them. As always, every definition is “nontechnical.” This means that definitions are written in ordinary English whenever possible, and they contain no formulas.

Honberger, 2nd ed. (2008)  In this second, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments including two new volumes of research and scholarly content essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. In the selection of topics and contributors, the Encyclopedia reflects the depth of disciplinary knowledge, breadth of interdisciplinary perspective, and diversity of sociogeographic experience in the field. Throughout, there is an inclusion of contributions from non-English speaking and non-western parts of the world, providing truly global coverage.

Alphabetical listing of 92 important concepts in teaching and learning. Many give a wide historical view of the concept, others provide a specific meaning in as precise terms as possible.

Affiliated with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Publishes applied work that has social, policy, and educational relevance and implications and work that strengthens links between research and practice.

Provides a platform for the publication of the most advanced scientific research in the areas of learning, development, instruction and teaching.

Designed to advance educational research, service and leadership, emphasizes issues, trends, policy decisions.

The Review keeps scholars, academic leaders, and public policymakers abreast of critical issues facing higher education today. Official journal of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

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