Find Articles in Education

  Most important search engine ("database"):

  • ERIC (EBSCOhost) - most comprehensive index for education related magazines and journals; also includes some books and other kinds of publications.

Two other important search engines:

  • CBCA - best for finding articles specific to Canada, e.g. about specific provincial and school district policies and activities
  • PsycINFO - the core psychology database, very useful for 'ed psych' material and anything to do with child development issues
Title Description
ERIC (EBSCOhost) Provides access to education literature and resources. Contains 1.3 million+ records and links to 323,000+ fulltext documents from ERIC back to 1966.
CBCA Complete (Proquest)

CBCA Complete, includes Education and Business in a single search.

 

Proquest's Guide to CBCA (note the tabs along the top for different parts of the guide)

PsycINFO Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in the field of psychology.
Education Research Complete Covers areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Indexing & abstracts for more than 2,200 journals.
Academic Search Complete A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Films on Demand - Education Films on Demand provides streaming videos on non-fiction topics.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Indexes over 600 periodicals, books, research reports & proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, bibliometrics & information management.
What Works Clearinghouse (US Dept of Education) A collection of reports on scientific evidence for best practices in education, designed for educators.
Education-Line A British database providing access to research in the educational field.
ERIC via the U.S. Dept of Education Provides citations back to 1966. Most documents issued from 1993-present are freely available online.
Explorations in Learning & Instruction: The Theory Into Practice Database A tool intended to make learning and instructional theory more accessible to educators.
Films on Demand

Films on Demand provides over 10,000 streaming educational/documentary videos, over 130,000 segments, across the curriculum from major documentary/media companies like BBC, PBS, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, A&E, History Channel and more - our subscription includes special Nursing and World Cinema collections in addition the Academic Master Collection

International Children's Digital Library Contains thousands of books for children, in many different languages, digitized from print.
PIKA : Canadian Childrens Literature Database Contains records for all children's books held by the Canadian National Library, with over 35,000 titles dating from the 19th century to the present.
SAGE Premier Collection Full text of over 600 journals published by SAGE in the fields of Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technology, and Medicine.
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Thousands of full text reference titles across literature, music, business, social sciences, science, theatre, famous people (American and world), literary criticism and interpretation, and more.

Very heavy on British and American literature and authors.  A very good general biographical research database.

NFB Campus (National Film Board of Canada)

NFB Campus provides streaming access to films produced by the National Film Board.

Description provided by the site:

National Film Board of Canada's award-winning online Screening Room, featuring over 3,000 productions.

Our Collection includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works. We showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians—stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.

We also have a selection of animated films for both adults and children from talented filmmakers such as Cordell Barker, Chris Landreth, Ryan Larkin, Richard Condie, Ishu Patel, Caroline Leaf, and others.

You'll discover new releases, old favourites and Canadian classics along with works from many of Canada's legendary directors. We have films for all ages, in both French and English.

OneSearch (EBSCO EDS - Proxied) OneSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service) searches most of Robertson Library's licensed content in a single search.