API Reporting Web Site (county, district, school-level API Base and API Growth reports, etc.) and API Program Information (API law, description, research reports, information guides, assistance packets, explanatory notes, etc.)
Detailed articles on more than 18,000 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, whose lives have shaped the United States. Includes bibliographies and links to web resources. Several hundred new entries added each year.
With millions of images dating back more than 150 years, this is one of the world's largest archives of historical & current imagery. Updated every minute. Includes news, entertainment, arts, business, and sports coverage from AP and selected partners.
A quick resource for citing references in papers using the 5th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001). Provided by The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Online tutorial presented by Wendy K. Mages, Harvard Graduate School of Education. The tutorial, a collaboration between Gutman Library's Writing Services & the Learning Technologies Center is based on a highly regarded workshop entitled by the same name.
California's official statewide repository of transfer information, offering easy access to a single database. Helps determine if you will receive credit for courses you've already taken, and how those courses will apply to specific academic goals.
Replaced May 2009 by the Gale Directory Library. Find associations by name, acronym, keyword or geographic location. Especially good for non-profit organizations and finding professional/trade associations. Includes national, regional, international
From California Dept of Education and others. Allows California teachers to network, collaborate and share teaching strategies with peers. Search for teaching resources that match the California State Content Standards. Free, sign up for account. Site...
Information on California educator credentialing examinations. Includes links to registration information, test preparation materials, and services that enable you to register and obtain your unofficial test results online for CBEST, CSET, CTEL & RICA.
Provides educators with a "one-stop" resource to identify and review supplemental electronic learning resources such as software, video, and Internet resources aligned to the state academic content standards.
From the RAND think tank. Generates tables of latest data on business and economics, population and demographics, census, health, education, government finance, community indicators, politics and public opinion.
University of California's gateway to a world of historical primary sources. More than 150,000 digitized items:photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, art works, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising,and more
Primarily designed to give teachers, librarians, parents, and students a resource for designing thematic units for preschool through grade 3 students on any subject using images from children's literature.
Available only on computers in UCSD Library buildings. Includes over 20,000 college and university catalogs in original page format, plus their websites. For most non-U.S. colleges only ther websites are listed, and these typically include catalogs.
A program of the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics. A comprehensive, annual, national statistical database of information concerning all public elementary and secondary schools and school districts.
The Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices have initiated a state-led process of developing and adopting a common core of English-language arts and math K-12 standards.
Search for research funding opportunities from sources that include private and government sources such as the NSF, NIH, USDA. Search by keyword, deadline, funding amounts, geographic area, and more. E-mail funding alert available.
Only national organization in the U.S. dedicated solely to the advancement of graduate education and research. Includes many reports: degree attainment, loan debt, employment, etc. Also links to fellowships & financial aid, awards, meetings, and more.
From the National Research Council. Data collected for the 2005-2006 academic year from more than 5,000 doctoral programs in 62 fields at 212 universities in the U.S. Includes info on faculty research productivity, institutional support for students,...
Approximately 1,250 entries. UK-focused dictionary provides definitions for 1,250 terms, from A* to zero tolerance in the field of education. Edited by Susan Wallace, Reader in Education, Nottingham Trent University.
This resource is intended to be a comprehensive directory of all open access scientific and scholarly journals using peer review or other editorial quality control. All subject areas and languages will be covered.
1861-present. Database of citations to doctoral dissertations & master's theses from 1,000+ universities. Abstracts for dissertations 1980-present; master's theses 1988-present. Full-text of most UC dissertations published 1996 and later.
An interstate compact created in 1965 to improve public education by facilitating the exchange of information, ideas and experiences among state policymakers and education leaders. ECS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization...
1929-present. Includes more than 2,850 academic periodicals, full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education.
Provides full-text access to over 20 journals published by Sage on topics in education such as curriculum and theory, research methods, diversity, counseling, budgeting, law, standards, and technology. Coverage for some titles dates from 1976.
Regional-level study of educational, economic, and population pressures that influence educational policy and planning at local, regional, and state levels. The index introduces an econometric model that assesses conditions and trends for all 50 states...
1995- Covers current international research in education. Includes the following abstracting journals: Educational management abstracts, Educational technology abstracts, Multicultural education abstracts, Research into higher education abstracts,...
The focus of this 10-volume work is on language policy, acquisition, testing, ecology, and socialization; literacies; discourse; bilingual education; knowledge about language; and research methods. research methods.
1966-present. ERIC is a database sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Education to provide access to educational-related literature. It provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. Updated monthly.
From Educational Testing Service. Includes a collection of more than 25,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present. Tests in this collection were acquired from a variety of U.S. publishers and individual test authors.
Search for scholarly publications across disciplines & sources: articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities etc. Use Scholar Preferences option for UC-eLinks.
Online research community for Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral researchers. Make contact with other researchers who share your research interests. All subjects, anywhere in the world. Use Graduate Junction to grow your own academic network and
Since 1985, the Univ. of Louisville Grawemeyer Awards have recognized individuals and teams from all over the world for their innovative ideas. Five annual prizes are given in the fields of music, political science, psychology, education and religion.
50 years of historical information about UCSD, digitized largely from the UCSD Archives in the Mandeville Special Collections Library. Includes full text of student newspapers, campus news releases, images and oral histories.
Expansive digital library containing books, reports, and journals in various areas of human development, including economic policy, education, agriculture, sanitation, disaster mitigation, and many other topics.
The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. World's largest archive of social science data. Election data, opinion polls, more. Special collections on Health, Education, Aging, Crime, Substance Abuse. Raw data; no tables.
2007-. Statistical data on relative importance of more than 3,000 social science journals and over 8,000 in science and technology. Includes Journal Impact Factor, Eigenfactor, Immediacy Index, and Cited Half-Life. Search by title or browse titles by subject.
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
provides searchable information more than 40,000 major United States government, business, news media, law firm, and nonprofit organizations, including contact information for leadership and key staff details. Originally published in print as “the Yellow Books,” its online search can create lists of organizations grouped by features like geographic area, industry, job title, school affiliation, directorships, type and size of organization, and more.
Thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, law reviews, court decisions. Coverage dates vary. Former name: Academic Universe.
Provides free lists of tests reviewed in Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) from 9th (1985) to present. Search by alphabetic or classified subject indexes. Reviews are found in print version of MMY or purchase through companion site Test Reviews Online.
Produced by Buros Institute at Univ. of Nebraska. MMY includes over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments from 1st edition, 1938 to present. Reviews on over 7,000 tests in psychology, education, business, & leadership. TIP provides info to all known...
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as "the Nation's Report Card," is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas.
In 1988, Congress created the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) to set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Included is a section on Frameworks which describe the content and format of the NAEP subject assessments.
NCES is the major federal agency collecting and analyzing data on the condition of education in the United States. Statistics are presented a number of different ways, and a school and library locator provides background on these institutions.
OECD iLibrary is the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to its analysis and data. Coverage includes development, economics, education, energy, environment, scitech, social issues, and more.
1993-present. Index to papers presented at conferences, symposia, meetings, workshops & congresses in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical & Life Sciences. Based on materials held at the British Library Document Supply Centre.
1802-1995. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Represents about 10 percent of journals included in Periodicals Index Online
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language. 10 percent of articles listed also include page images from Periodicals Archive Online
1973-present. Abstracts and indexes statistical publications of U.S. federal and state governments, nonprofit and educational institutions, and private publishers. Also international agencies. Full text often included.
1894-present. A database of full-text articles from more than 100 journals published by the American Psychological Assoc., the APA Educational Publ. Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Assoc., Hogrefe Publishing Group, and the National Institute of Mental Health. Updated weekly.
1597-present. From the American Psychological Association. Provides access to scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Includes journal articles, books, chapters, and dissertations. Includes approximately 2,500 journals. Updated weekly.
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. We are dedicated to informing and improving public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research.
Will provide competitive grants to encourage & reward States that are creating the conditions for education innovation & reform; implementing ambitious plans in the four education reform areas described in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Very substantial, comprehensive website for the San Diego County Office of Education. Includes information on school districts, class reduction, bilingual education, educational statistics, links by academic subject, and much more.
Public schools throughout California are required to provide information about themselves to the community in the form of an annual SARC. These report cards provide a variety of data to allow the public to evaluate and compare schools in terms of student
UC San Diego's California Teach program provides a deeper, richer understanding of mathematics and science, while enhancing the ability to effectively communicate mathematical and scientific ideas to others.
1963-present. Abstracts journal articles, monographs, dissertations, conference proceedings, other research covering sociology, social work, and related social sciences. Also includes selected web resources.
Full-text of books and journals from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, as well as statistical data on a wide range of topics in economics, political science, environmental studies, and more.
Online community for sharing instructional videos. To provide anytime, anywhere professional development with teachers teaching teachers, as well as teachers posting videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.
Provides free information on more than 4,000 commercially available tests. Search by alphabetic or category lists of tests or by keyword. Over 2,500 of the tests have been reviewed by the Buros Institute. Reviews can be purchased through site or...
View latest Table of Contents (TOCs) from scholarly journals. Service is free. Includes over 12,000 scholarly journal TOCs from over 400 publishers. Link to full text of articles (where institutional or personal subscription allows) Set up account to...
Formerly: EScholarship Editions. Ebook versions of select UC Press books in many fields. Nearly 2000 to date. Most are restricted to UC users, but nearly 800 books are free to all. Library also has printed copies of most books.
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) statistical institute website. Includes statistical data sets of world education and literacy indicators, and selected data from the UNESCO Statistical Yearbook.
President Obama has established a goal that, by 2020, the U.S. will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. To monitor progress towards this goal, the U.S. Dept of Education presents the United States Education Dashboard.