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This guide collects resources for the School Library Media graduate program through the COE Dept. of Educational Innovation.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Library Science Databases

In the School Library Media program, you will likely use resources focused on education and on library science. Below are some links to databases in each area.

Library Science

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA)
Indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports, and proceedings, with over 100 titles are available in full text. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.

LISTA Quick Search

Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA)
Indexes journal articles from more than 450 publications. Sources indexed include books, research reports, conference proceedings, and patents.

ISTA Quick Search

Finding Articles in Education Databases

There are many places to find articles for Education-related research. Please see the more specialized guides for more resources. The general education databases are:

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

  • Includes references to books, journals, conference proceedings, selected presentation, research reports and policy group working papers in addition to US government documents such as Congressional hearings & reports and Dept of Ed reports
  • Links to fulltext when available. Use Find It @ UWG for the others.
  • Please check ERIC's website for updated information on the availability of ERIC documents.
  • A free version with fewer features is available at
ERIC Quick Search


Education Full Text

  • Has many fulltext journals, but not 100% fulltext
  • Includes references to books and journals about secondary education, adult education, continuing education, literacy standards and other topics
  • Use Find It @ UWG to find articles not included as fulltext
Education Journals Quick Search


ProQuest Education Journals

  • Indexes over 400 education journals

Professional Development Collection

  • Indexes over 800 professional development journals (500+ full text)
  • Fulltext of 160+ education pamphlets
Professional Development Collection Quick Search


Dissertations & Theses

  • Multidisciplinary database of dissertations and theses on a wide range of disciplines, including education.
  • Coverage: 1861 to the present
  • Some PDFs of dissertations dating from 1997
  • Updated frequently


Depending on your topic, you may want to try databases in other fields, like sociology or psychology.

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