Handbooks and Manuals

Digest of Educational Statistics
Statistical information on education from kindergarten through graduate school. Included data on enrollment, number of schools in various categories, faculty, graduates, educational attainment levels, financial aid and employment data

Handbook of Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning

Provides “a comprehensive view and analysis of research in the field.” (Preface) Identifies areas for further research. Arranged in broad sections such as  “The Student in Social Studies Education” – divided into chapters which have a list of references. Includes name and subject index.

LB 1584 .H275 1992 (Falvey 3rd Floor)

Handbook of Research on Teaching

Eight broad sections: Foundations, Methodology, Subject Matter, The Learner, Policy, Teachers & Teaching, Social & Cultural Context and the Role of the Teacher, and Instruction. Also includes Subject and Name Index. For earlier research see Handbook of Research on Teaching, 3rd ed., Travers, R.M.W., Second Handbook of Research on Teaching, and Gage, N.L. Handbook of Research on Teaching.

LB 1028 .H315 2001 (Falvey 3rd Floor)

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Who's Who in American Education: An Illustrated Bibliographical Directory of Eminent Educators of the United States

Contains brief, biographical entries on educators, administrators, school board members, librarians, program directors and others from every area of the education community. At the end of the volume is a Professional Index which lists individuals by category and then by state and local community. There is also a list of awards in educations with recent recipients.

LA 2311 .W45 (Falvey 3rd Floor)

Encyclopedia of Education
"Intended to provide a comprehensive description of the enterprise of education both within the United States and throughout the world." Approximately 900 articles offer a view of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice.


Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (EBSCO)
Offers evaluations of tests and assessments in education, psychology, business, law, healthcare, counseling, and management. In addition to test reviews, descriptions are provided of the purpose, target population, administration, scores, price, author, and publisher for listed tests.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Contains citations, with abstracts, to both the journal and report literature in the field of education and education-related areas. Journal literature corresponds to Current Index to Journal in Education (CIJE). Report literature corresponds to Resources in Education (RIE). Also contains the complete text of ERIC Digest, documents prepared by ERIC specialists and designed to provide an overview of information and citations to more detailed information on a specific topic for use by teachers, administrators, and other educational practitioners. Includes the complete Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors. Covers all aspects of education research and resources.

Education Full Text (EBSCO)
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, monographs, and yearbooks in the field of education. Provides full text access to selected education journals from 1994 to the present. Indexing goes back to 1983.

Education Administration Abstracts (EBSCO)
Indexes and abstracts journals in the fields of educational administration. Topics include educational leadership, educational management, and educational research. Coverage goes back to 1966.

Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
Provides citations, abstracts, and full text, when available, of dissertations and theses from 1743 to the present.