MSUB  Library

Education Databases

ERIC:1966-present, selected full-text

Index to education-related newsletters, magazines, journals, and ERIC Document microfiche. Includes the ERIC thesaurus (a standardized list of subject terms).


Chronicle of Higher Education: September 1989 - present, full-text

The Chronicle is the leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Published online every weekday, it is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.


American Indian Histories & Cultures 
Contains a wide variety of materials relating to American Indian history in the United States, Canada and Mexico, from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection. Covers pre-contact through the mid-20th century.


American Revolution Archives

Original documents including The Papers of the Continental Congress, Revolutionary War Pensions, George Washington Correspondence, and Constitutional Convention Records.


Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities: Current, full-text

Catalog of addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, web addresses, publication guidelines and review information for journals in these fields: Business, Education, Computer Science, Psychology, and Health Administration/Nursing.


History Vault: full-text

Contains millions of primary source documents in the areas of Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century; NAACP Papers; Slavery and the Law; Southern Life and American History, 1775-1915; and Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975.


Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: 1960's - present

Includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.


Mango Languages

Dynamic online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and many more.  Also provides English-language lessons for persons from other linguistic backgrounds.


Mental Measurements Yearbook & Tests in Print: Now includes all volumes!

Contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.


Professional Development Collection: full-text

A comprehensive collection of nearly 520 education journals such as: Education, Education Digest, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, and many others; also contains more than 200 educational reports.


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Database of record for doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.  Represents the work from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities in North America and from around the world.


PsycINFO: 1887-present, selected full-text

Psychology and related fields, includes international material selected from periodicals written in over 25 languages since 1806.


Teacher Reference Center:

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.


Databases that elementary, middle school, and high school students may use in their classrooms and libraries:




Description: Explora is an interface designed for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features:

  • Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results
  • Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic
  • Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research
  • Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students
  • Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content
  • Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English
  • Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards

Other places to look:


Academic Search Complete:1975 - present, full-text

Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,200 journals and a total of more than 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.


JSTOR: Dates vary, full-text

A digital archive collection of over 600 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, basic science, life sciences, and physical and applied sciences. Often starts with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s).


MasterFILE Complete: full-text

Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.


Project MUSE

100% full-text, user-friendly online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.