Most Important Databases:

Education Full Text

Content includes in-depth coverage of special education and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library


Via Ebsco; produced by the Educational Resource Information Center, ERIC provides indexing and abstracting for journal and report literature  in education and related disciplines. Literature indexed and abstracted also includes curricular materials such as courses of study, books, conference papers, and theses.  

Coverage: 1966 - present          Paid for by Greenlease Library

Academic Search Complete

This is a good starting place for finding articles on almost any topic. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Credo Reference

Full-text online reference. Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Professional Development Collection

Collection of full text education journals & educational reports.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library


A repository for ready-to-use tests and measures from the APA features instruments that are relevant to psychology and related fields, such as psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work and more.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Other Helpful Databases:


U.S. Department of Education

Thousands of documents about a huge range of education issues are available at the U.S. Department of Education site. The site also has an extensive group of statistical publications and a directory of more than 2,400 education-related organizations around the country.

Coverage:           Freely available resource

National Center for Educational Statistics

Contains just about any statistic you might want about education is available at this site from the National Center for Education Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Department of Education.

Coverage:           Freely available resource

Child Care & Early Education Research Connections

Resources in the collection include research reports, fact sheets and briefs, datasets, instruments and measures, citations for scholarly journal articles and books, grey literature, government documents, and more.

       Coverage:           Freely available resource

Child Development & Adolescent Studies

Source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexedS

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library


JSTOR provides an archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines, international and foreign areas studies, and many of the sciences. A moving end-date wall excludes the most recent 2-5 years of currently available journals.

Coverage:   Varies. End-date wall excludes most recent 2-5 years of titles        Paid for by Greenlease Library

Learning Express Library 

Online skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as online interactive practice tests for several types of exams including grade school achievement tests, the SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and civil service positions. Popular software tutorials included. Note: To take a test, a user first sets up an individual account. 

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

MAS Ultra- School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular magazines. Also has full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of  photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

MasterFile Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this general interest multidisciplinary database provides coverage of periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags.

Coverage:  1975 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

Primary Search

Magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)

Coverage:  1990 to present         Paid for by Greenlease Library

CQ Public Affairs Collection

This full text document and image database covers public affairs and public policy, social work, government, political science, journalism, education,and communications. Chronologies, case studies,bibliographies, links to websites legislative analysis, primary documents, maps, voting records are just some of the items types available.

Coverage:           Paid for by Greenlease Library

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