Education Research Guide

Articles and databases

Find articles on education

Highly recommended:

ERIC - education journals and various other types of education related sources


Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) - collection of scholarly and other publications on a wide variety of topics appropriate for college level research

Academic Onefile - collection of scholarly and other publications on a wide variety of topics appropriate for college level research

PsycINFO - psychology journals and various other types of psychology related sources

Sociological Abstracts - sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences

Google Scholar

Databases for K-12 students

For elementary school level readings, try Ebsco's Primary Search

For high school level readings, try Ebsco's MAS Ultra-School Addition

Browse selected electronic journals

American Educational Research Journal

Black Issues in Higher Education

Childhood Education

Contemporary Educational Psychology

Early Childhood Education Journal

Education & Treatment of Children

Educational Leadership

Educational Research Quarterly

Journal of Developmental Education

Journal of Latinos and Education

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

Journal of Research in Childhood Education

Journal of Special Education

Journal of Teacher Education

Liberal Education

Multicultural Education

Remedial and Special Education

Research in Education

Social Education

For more journals on education, teaching and learning, search our Journals List

OneSearch - Articles

Books and background reading

Books in the CSUMB Library

OneSearch lists books and videos in CSUMB Library's collection.

Check here for a quick list of books on:

Action Research in Education

Children's and Juvenile Books

Child Development

Cognitive Styles

Curriculum Planning

Educational Accountibility

Educational Psychology

Elementary Education Curricula

Learning Disabilities

Multicultural Education

Secondary Education Curricula

Special Education

Teachers In-Service

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Search encyclopedias

Books at other libraries


CSU OneSearch to search library catalogs of the 23 California State University campuses.

Also consider:

MOBAC Monterey Bay Regional Library Catalogs to search library catalogs in the Monterey Bay region

Melvyl to search library catalogs of the University of California

WorldCat to search library catalogs from around the world

CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use CSU+ Resource Sharing (a service integrated into OneSearch) for ordering books and media held at other CSUs and the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using MOBAC regional catalogs, Melvyl, or WorldCat.


Governmental, statistical and organizational sites

Child Trends Databank - research on national trends for 70 indicators of child and youth well-being

Condition of Education - indicators of educational effectiveness, as well as analyses of educational statistics

Ed-Data (Education Data Partnership) - fiscal, demographic and performance data on California's K-12 schools

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States

National Library of Education - information on programs and activities of the U.S. Department of Education and access to a variety of educational materials

Public Policy Institute of California: K - 12 Education

Teacher Workforce Data - from the Center for the Future of Teaching & Learning

U.S. Department of Education - programs, services, publications, and related web sites

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