Education 724.01-.17 -- Prof. J L Lemke

Research Sources in Education

This is an annotated guidelist to information sources for research in Education. It directs you to resources that will in turn provide further links to more specific sources. These are just entry points to a very large information world.

ERIC Indexes and Abstracts Database

For Research Journal Articles and Unpublished Documents
........ This is the best entry point for all research topics.

via CD-ROM: this system may or may not be available, ask the librarians in the Documents Room in Roosevelt Library

via CUNY+: BC Library or remote access (On-line Catalogue), from any CUNY+ terminal !
.......... START to restart; ENTER to page thru databases; Select ERIC or ERIB (older information)
NOTE: this system may be discontinued in favor of a WWW access

via WWW: ERIC on the Web (General Education Index/Abstracts) (National Library of Education)

= AskERIC Website has lesson plans, resource information
= See especially the Virtual Library,
and use the Website Search function
= See also the Gopher (searchable); gopher://

Other Gateways to ERIC: (ERIC Document Reproduction Service)
[From an on-campus, you can get some ED documents online in PDF format; FULL TEXT; to view them you need to have the Acrobat Reader installed on your computer; it's free.]

Brooklyn College and CUNY Online Databases
The university subscribes to various services that will link you to ERIC and other systems for searching for information from a campus computer. With some of these you can get the FULL TEXT of the articles online. Otherwise you only get the Abstract of the article. Go to: 


Subject Area Sites with ERIC and other Resource Links

ERIC Clearinghouses for Subject Areas (ERIC-AE, Specializes in Testing/Assessment) (ERIC-REC, specializes in Language Arts) (Disabilities and Gifted Education) (Computers and Education) Language and Second Language) (Science and Mathematics) (Social Studies) (Physical Education, Health, Dance, etc.) (Urban, African-American, Hispanic issues)

US Dept of Education, Index for Teachers

US Dept of Education, Eisenhower Clearinghouse (Science and Mathematics Education):

US Dept of Education, National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education:

Brooklyn College Library Information and Resources
Library Home Page:

Electronic Databases and Full-text On-line at Brooklyn College

Other Interesting WWW Guides to Resources for Secondary Education

University of North Carolina Library Guidelist (Many very useful links, all subjects)

Columbia University Teachers College -- Teaching/Learning Resource List by Topics

New York State Education Department -- Curriculum Guidelines -- to use these you need the Acrobat Reader

National Center for Education and the Economy -- Curriculum Standards, Assessment

New York State United Teachers (Union) -- resources links

Professional Organizations by Subject Area -- with helpful links to resources

National Council of Teachers of English
National Science Teachers Association
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Council for the Social Studies
National Art Education Association
Music Educators National Conference
National Association for Sport and Physical Education

National Foreign Language Resource Center
SUNY-Cortland Foreign Language Teaching Resources Guidelist (Many links!)