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ERIC: Premier index for education. Includes 2,200+ digests, ERIC documents, and journal articles, much in fulltext. Coverage: 1966-present.
Films on Demand - Education. Collection of streaming videos on curriculum, instruction, special education, and more. 

VAST - Academic Video Online: Includes 1,000+ education videos, including teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Search additional Education databases.
Find Journals on Education.

Search by journal name:
  • british journal of special education
  • diverse issues in higher education
  • international journal of multicultural education
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CQ Researcher - Education: overviews of hot topics in the field.
Education Week: Education Week is American education's newspaper of record. (Online articles requiring subscription can be found in print and in library databases.)
Department of Education - News & Events: Highlights updates to the DOE web site and links to new programs and publications. Provides access to reports on progress toward departmental policy goals and to speeches and press releases.
ECS e-Clips: Daily listing of top stories from the Education Commission of the States. Available as a daily e-mail bulletin.
Educational Research, Methodology & Measurement, 2nd ed., 1997. R370.7 E318
Encyclopedia of American Education, 2nd ed., 2001. R370 U54
Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, 2nd ed., 2009. EBSCO ebook.
Encyclopedia of Education. Macmillan Reference USA, 2003. R370.3 E47
Encyclopedia of special education: a reference for the education of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and other exceptional individuals, 2007. Credo ebook.
The Psychology of Education. New York: Routledge, 2011. EBSCO ebook.
Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, 2nd ed., 1996. R370.71 H274
See also this free online collection:
National Academies Press: 4000+ free-for-download pdfs of research publications in various fields, including education and the behavioral and social sciences.
CCBC: Cooperative Children's Book Center: Resources for librarians, teachers, and students of children's literature from the School of Education at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connection: Resources indexed cover a broad spectrum of research on child care and early education and related policies.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC): Open access database of citations to education literature; includes selected full text.
Encyclopedia of Educational Technology: Articles provide definitions and overviews on a variety of topics related to the fields of instructional design and education and training.
International Children's Digital Library: Offers a growing collection of outstanding historical and contemporary children's books from throughout the world.
PBS LearningMedia: Tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more.
TEL4U: easy-to-use collection of free resources for grades K-5. Homework help, ebooks, games & activities, and Tennessee state history.

State Resources
Tennessee Education Association

Exceptional Children
Statistics Statistics and reports on children and families, including population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.
The Condition of Education: Report from NCES summarizes important developments and trends in education from latest available data.
KidsCount Data Center: Access hundreds of measures of child well-being.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

State Education Data Profiles: Find information on elementary/secondary education, postsecondary education and selected demographics for all states in the U.S.

Lesson Plans

FREE - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence: More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources from dozens of federal agencies.
MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching: Peer reviewed online teaching and learning materials, K-12 and college-level. Educational resources from the U.S. Department of Energy, in science, technology, engineering, and math (K-16).
Alternative Education
Education Revolution: From the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO)