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Elementary Education

Finding Articles

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


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

ProQuest Education Journals

  • Indexes over 400 education journals

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.


  • Contains 2.5 million+ citations and summaries from over 2,200 journals
  • Journal coverage is 1887-present