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Dissertations

Digital Dissertations/Abstracts and Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Indexes over 250,000 dissertations in the field of education, with citations from 1861-1980 and abstracts from 1980+. Includes the full text of most CUNY dissertations and post-1997 dissertations from other institutions. Database Guide (PDF)

  • To limit your search to CUNY dissertations, include sc(0046) in your search statement.
  • See the Dissertations subject guide for additional places to search for doctoral dissertations.

Note: citations, abstracts, recent text

Subject Specific Resources

Directory of Open Access Journals in Education (AERA) Unrestricted Resource
Includes links to electronic journals that are scholarly, peer-reviewed, full text and accessible without cost.

Education Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Abstracts of articles from over 600 publications since June 1983 and full text of articles from over 350 publications, many beginning with 1996.
Note: over 200 journals

ERIC (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts version) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Citations from over 600 education journals, 1966+.  ERIC documents, those with ED, not EJ, numbers, are available on microfiche on the second floor of the library from ED 000001 through ED 462533. Other ERIC documents may be available at the government's ERIC site. Database Guide (PDF).

Note: indexes education resources

ERIC (DOE version) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
The open access version of ERIC, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and the Dept. of Education (DOE). Database Guide (PDF).

ERIC (EBSCO version) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
ERIC provides bibliographic citations from over 600 education journals from 1966 to the present. ERIC documents, those with ED, not EJ, numbers, are available on microfiche on the second floor of the library from ED 000001 through ED 462533. Other ERIC documents may be available at the government's ERIC site. Database Guide (PDF).

Note: indexes education resources

Education Index Retrospective Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Indexes 500 education periodicals from 1929 through 1983. This database may be searched in conjunction with Education Full Text, which includes articles from recent issues of 350 periodicals.
Note: citations 1929-1983

Education Research Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes full text of nearly 1,200 journals and more than 500 books and monographs. Includes indexing for an additional 1,000 journals.
Note: 1,700 journals and books

Professional Development Collection Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Provides the full text of 550 education journals and more than 200 educational reports. Indexes an additional 150 journals.
Note: education journals & reports

SAGE Education Collection Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 36 SAGE education journals from 1917 to the present.
Note: 36 journals since 1917

Databases

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Interdisciplinary full-text database. Full text of over 8,700 journals, including 7.600 peer-reviewed journals, with indexing for another 4,000 titles.   While full text is available as far back as 1887 for a few titles, the text of most titles is available only for the past decade or two.  Also includes the text of books, conference papers, conference proceedings, and educational reports. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: text from over 8,700 journals in all disciplines

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Educational Curriculum & Methods Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Information about scholarly publishing opportunities.
Note: scholarly publishing opportunities

Multi-Database Search Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available Resource contains images
This resource allows the simultaneous searching of all the full-text and bibliographic databases to which all of CUNY subscribes and all EBSCO databses, as well as the CUNY+ Online Catalog. It does not include the resources to which the Graduate Center subscribes separately. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: Search all CUNY-wide electronic resources simultaneously

Palgrave Connect Education Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 79 books.

Note: 79 books

WorldCat.org Unrestricted Resource ArticleLinker enabled
Free union catalog containing the holdings of thousands of libraries. Use the Find-it at CUNY feature to look up titles in the CUNY library system and to make ILL requests. Mobile WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/m/
Note: free catalog of the holdings of thousands of libraries; request ILL items with find-it

Chronicle of Higher Education Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
All issues from September 1989 to the present.
Note: 1989 to present

Educational Curriculum & Methods Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Information about scholarly publishing opportunities.
Note: scholarly publishing opportunities

Journal Citation Reports Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
The number of articles published in journals indexed by the Web of Science and the number of citations to individual journals. This information may be viewed by journal name, subject, publisher, and country or territory. Be sure to choose science or social sciences before selecting a subject. Statistics are currently available for 2007 and 2008.
Note: Web of Science citation statistics

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Interdisciplinary collection in the Arts and Sciences of over 1,300 scholarly journals including education and other social sciences. Coverage begins with the first issue of almost every journal and continues through varying periods within the last five years. To use JSTOR with such citation-management tools as EndNote and RefWorks, create a MyJSTOR account.
Note: 1,729 scholarly journals

PsycArticles Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Covers general psychology and basic, applied, specialized, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology. Contains over 150,000 articles from 70 American Psychological Association journals and eight journals from related organizations from 1985 to the present. Also includes letters to the editor and errata. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 70 APA journals

PsycBooks Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
This American Psychological Association (APA) database provides the full text of more than 2,000 APA books published since 1950, including over 100 out-of-print titles. Also included are 1,500 archival resources from other publishers dating back to the 1660s and more than 1,500 entries from Encyclopedia of Psychology, published in 2000 by APA and Oxford University Press.
Note: 2,000 APA books

PsycInfo Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Abstracts of articles from nearly 2,000 journals in thirty-five languages since 1872 and abstracts of books and essays in books from 1987 to the present. Datatabe Guide (PDF)

Note: abstracts since 1872

SAGE Sociology Collection Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 37 SAGE sociology journals from 1952 to the present.
Note: 37 journals since 1952

Social Sciences Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Bibliographic citation, abstract, cited references, and times cited. These records are for articles in major social science journals from 1975 to the present. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Social Sciences Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index.  Database Guide (PDF)

Note: cited references since 1990

Social Sciences Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Indexes English-language periodicals in the social sciences from 1983 to the present. Includes abstracts for articles published beginning January 1994. Includes full text from 250 periodicals.
Note: indexes articles since 1983

Sociological Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from 2,600 journals concerned with sociology and related disciplines from 1963 to the present.
Note: indexes 2,600 journals

Web of Science Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
The Graduate Center subscribes to the full run of Web of Science, covering the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. After performing a search, click the Web of Science button for a complete record, which includes a bibliographic citation, abstract, cited references, and times cited.
Note: cited references in all disciplines

Statistics & Data

Digest of Educational Statistics (NCES) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Annual compilation of statistical data from the Dept. of Education on a broad range of educational topics.

Nation's Report Card (NCES) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Reports of the national assessment of educational progress

State Education Data Profiles (NCES) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
 State-wide data for all levels of education and selected demographic information.

ChildStats.gov Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Annual report on the well-being of children and families in the United States.

Government Information

New York City Dept. of Education Unrestricted Resource
Contains mostly current information

Library of Congress: Thomas Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Federal legislation information

National Library of Education Unrestricted Resource
Contains the archives of the Department of Education

New York City Municipal Library Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images
Recent publications; Papers of the NYC Board of Ed, 1842-2002; Papers of Board members available online; photographs; City Hall Library

New York State Archives Unrestricted Resource
See "Research Topics: Education"

U.S. Dept. of Education Unrestricted Resource
Select "Research and Statistics"; the site is much stronger in post 1998 material

Web Sites

Frequently Used Sites for Federal Govt Information Unrestricted Resource
Site managed by the Gov. Docs Roundtable of the American Library Assoc.

New York State Research Library Unrestricted Resource
Serves as a federal & NYS depository; includes links to local depository libraries; online collections, and "Historical Documents Inventory".

Teachers Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images
From the Library of Congress, a web site designed to help teachers use primary resources in their teaching. Includes digital collections and links to professional development tutorials

Grants/Scholarships/Financial Aid

COS Funding Opportunities Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Grants, internships, graduate and post-graduate fellowships in all subject areas. Search by keyword; set alerts for relevant opportunites.

Note: grants, fellowships, internships

Foundation Directory Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Information about 20,000 large and mid-sized U.S. foundations and files for more than half-a-million grants. The Trustees, Officers, and Donors search field and its corresponding index allow users to search over 110,000 trustee, officer and donor names.

Note: covers 20,000 foundations

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Search for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other financial support for individuals, with more than 6,100 entries, updated quarterly., including detailed descriptions of approximately 2,000 programs which fund individual grant seekers. Accessible only in library. Users must ask reference librarian to log them in.
Note: financial-support sources

Grants.gov Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Source for finding and applying for federal grants