RESEARCH IN EDUCATION: BASIC OUTLINE
Prepared by Kathryn Reynolds
Education & Human Services Librarian
FULL-TEXT INDEXES, JOURNAL COLLECTIONS, eBOOKS, &
OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center (EJC)
This database provides full-text for more than 3,400 scholarly
publications covering academic areas in education, social sciences,
humanities, language & linguistics, arts & literature, computer science,
and ethnic studies. Though coverage varies, some publications go back to
1975. All are updated daily. Relevant journal titles include Focus on
Exceptional Children, Early Years: Journal of International
Research & Development, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle
School, T.H.E. Journal, and Reading Teacher.
The OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center provides
access to full-text articles from over 3,000 electronic journals published by Academic Press,
Elsevier Science, Johns Hopkins University Press, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Springer-Verlag,
and John Wiley & Sons. Most coverage begins with 1995, though this varies by journal.
Researchers in Education will be most interested in the category listing of journals in Social
Sciences which includes Computers and
Education, Early Childhood Research Quarterly,
Educational Studies in Mathematics, Higher Education Policy, Human Movement Science, International Journal of Educational Development, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, Journal of Memory and Language, Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education, Journal of School Psychology, Learning & Instruction, Research in Developmental Disabilities, Teaching and Teacher Education.
LEXIS/NEXIS is a full-text news, business, legal and court information service with more
than 1.3 billion documents available. Congressional & legislative information are now found in
the companion database, Congressional
Universe. Current information in LEXIS/NEXIS is updated constantly; while most older
material goes back around 15-20 years. Its world headquarters is located in Dayton, Ohio. This
index does NOT provide much scholarly coverage, but does have very current information on the
state of education. It also allows users to access hard-to-find state laws and international
coverage in education. Articles & documents can be downloaded or printed at Reference
workstations or home.
provides an international focus to women's issues, from 1992+, with full-text access to articles
in journals, newspapers, alternative presses, government reports, international agencies, etc.
The material is relevant and timely for researchers in education and other social science areas.
Titles covered include Feminist Teacher, Journal of American College Health,
Journal of Gender Studies, Journal of Social Psychology, Radical Teacher,
SIECUS Report, Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal, Women's
Education--Education des femmes (Canada).
provides a comprehensive collection of articles, reviews, editorials, etc. from 1985+, in
newspapers, magazines, newsletters, journals from ethnic, minority, and native presses not
well-covered in the mainstream media. This database offers a broad diversity of perspectives &
viewpoints. Both English & Spanish language search options are available for researchers.
Digital Media Center Databases
is a collection of over 14,000 recently published full-text academic &/or commercial books
(e-books) along with a large collection of older works in the public domain.
includes over 40,000 art & architecture images from commercial providers, consortia, and
selected OhioLINK institutions.