British Education Index (BEI) (EBSCO).
Australian Education Index (AEI) (Proquest).
Child Development & Adolescent Studies (EBSCO).
Education Abstracts (EBSCO).
Education Database (Proquest)
Educational Administration Abstracts (EBSCO).
IDP Database of Research on International Education.
The Australian Education Index (AEI), like ERIC and the BEI, is a database of education sources. All three databases can be searched on the ProQuest platform.
The AEI is a subscription database of resources relating to educational research, policy and practice. The focus is information published in Australia, but research about Australian education published overseas is also included. Coverage includes books, articles, conference papers, theses and reports since 1978. THE AEI is produced by the Cunningham Library and ACER.
The British Education Index (BEI) provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. It covers all aspects of education from preschool to higher education from sources mostly published in the UK although the BEI does include international literature. Publication types include:
For more information, visit our British Education Index LibGuide.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a database of over a 1.5 million references. Sponsored by the US Institute of Education Sciences and the US Department of Education, ERIC claims to be the 'world's largest digital library of education literature'. ERIC holds some full-text materials free of charge and encompasses bibliographic records indexed since 1966 including journal articles, books, research findings, conference papers, technical reports and policy papers.
ERIC is available freely and via Proquest for UCL students and staff:
The German Education Portal includes the following resources which are available free of charge:
Sociological Abstracts covers international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social sciences. The database, with a backfile to 1952, provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 serial publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
Visit our Web of Science LibGuide for more information.
The World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) highlights circumstances like wealth, gender, ethnicity and location which play a role in shaping their education opportunities for education. This UNESCO site draws attention to inequality in education across countries.