Education Administration Abstracts (EBSCO)
An interactive PsycINFO Tutorial allows students to learn and practice advanced search techniques.
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)
Other Useful Databases
Career and Technical Education Database (ProQuest)
Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
ProQuest Education Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals
Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO)
Web of Science (Clarivate)
An interactive PubMed Searching Step by Step tutorial allows students to learn and practice advanced search techniques.
Offers streaming video with synchronized transcripts of psychotherapy demonstrations. Sessions are unscripted and feature professional therapists working with individuals, couples, and families. A wide variety of therapy techniques are featured.
Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Offers streaming video collections for the study of counseling, psychology, psychotherapy, and social work. Includes counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, interviews, and teaching and discussion guides.
The Library's catalog enables patrons to search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more.
Presents a combined catalog of the catalogs of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
Find more reference articles on your topic by doing a search in Articles & More and limiting your result format to reference. (Note: Formats may come up in a different order depending on the results of your search.)
Then look for articles of interest in encyclopedias and handbooks relevant to what you're studying. You can use the other facets, like subject area to focus your results, or add more keywords to your search.
Located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education.
American FactFinder is a web site used to distribute data collected by the United States Census Bureau.
It provides data for recent survey years for a range of geographies, including by Census tract, Zip Code Tabulation Area, Metropolitan Statistical Area, county, and state.
Budget History Tables -U.S. Dept. of Ed.
Shows President's budget requests and enacted appropriations for major Education Department programs from 1980-2016
Condition of Education
Congressionally mandated report that is provided to Congress annually. Contains key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels.
Provides access to a wide variety of economic, social, and political indicators including data sets from the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization, the OECD, Eurostat, the United Nations, the world’s stock exchanges, and Zillow. Offers customized graphing and mapping.
Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.
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
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Primary source for information on U.S. colleges, universities, and technical and vocational institutions.
National longitudinal surveys (NLS)
The NLS, sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, are nationally representative surveys that follow the same sample of individuals from specific birth cohorts over time. The surveys collect data on labor market activity, schooling, fertility, program participation, health, and much, much more. Choose a cohort below to learn more.
Provides access to maps and tables of U.S. Census and American Community Survey data from 1790 to present. Also includes datasets on election, health, crime, religion, and environmental topics, as well as some international data (UK Census 2011; Canadian Census 2011; selected Eurostat data; and World Development Indicators from the World Bank.)
Individual registration for a free personal account is required.
State Higher Education Finance (SHEF)
Includes current SHEF FY report, data and downloads, project information and information about the data collection process.
U.S. Department of Education - Data & Statistics
Education-related data and statistics
Grid-Enabled Measures Database (GEM)
ETS Test Collection database
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCO)
Helps researchers to identify journals for manuscript submission. Provides journal overviews, metrics, and manuscript guidelines. Includes acceptance rates, journal impact factors and altmetrics where available. Also features a blacklist that identifies predatory journals. Villanova researchers have access to journal information in the fields of health, education, business, psychology, and psychiatry. Formerly known as Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities.
College Navigator (NCES)
Directory with statistical profile of colleges and universities from the National Center for Educational Statistics
Citing and Evaluating Research
APSA Style Manual for Political Science (Complete)
Chicago Manual of Style Online
Chicago-style Citation Quick Guide
Citation Style Guides & Management
Villanova Writing Center