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Education Research Complete - Covers early childhood to higher education, multilingual education, health education, and testing.

ERIC - More than 2,200 digests with references for additional information and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.

Check the Education section of the library's Databases by Subject page for more Education research databases.

Other Search Tools

Google Scholar - Search by article title and if we have full text, a link will appear on the right hand side.

WorldCat - Searches libraries around the world. Submit an InterLibrary Loan form to request materials found here.

Best Web Sites for Education - Selected sites that cover a variety of education-related topics.


Ebook Central - Our main ebook provider and the most user-friendly. Keyword search within books, save titles to your virtual bookshelf, make annotations, and more. Additional (free) software required for downloading ebooks. Requires that you create a free login. Ebook Central is not our only ebook provider! For information on where else to find ebooks and links to relevant software & apps, try our E-Book LibGuide.

Alverno Research Guides

Ebooks LibGuide - Downloads, tutorials, and other helpful information on making the most our ebooks.

How to Cite in APA 7 - Instructions, examples, and resources for citing over 20 common source types.

Writing a Literature Review - Books, articles, and more on crafting an excellent lit review.

Go to our Best Websites: Education page for quality government, educational, and organizational sites.

These sites feature statistics, lesson plans, adaptive technology, and more.

(NOTE: This is not where you search for scholarly articles. For those, try the databases.)