Please note below are databases important to Education: if you don’t see what you’re looking for, see the complete list.
Comprehensive literature discovery tools
BU Libraries Search
Our Search represents by far the most comprehensive grouping of resources we’ve ever been able to provide. You can find extensive search tips on our site, build an eShelf, and export citations to RefWorks.
Off-campus users need to set two “Scholar Preferences” to take advantage of library subscriptions: type “Boston University” in Library Links and also choose RefWorks next to Bibliography Manager.
Other, much smaller “core” databases
- Web of Science
- Education Full Text
- ERIC Education Resources Information Center
- ProQuest Dissertation and Theses
See our Education research guides to get lists of resources by topic.
Additional databases of interest, depending on your topic
- Academic One File
- Academic Search Premier
- Child Development and Adolescent Studies
- EdITLib Education and Information Technology Digital Library
- Kraus Curriculum Development Library
- LexisNexis Academic
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
- Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
- Physical Education Index
- Project Muse
- Proquest Education Journals
- ProQuest Statistical Insight
- Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
- SIRS Knowledge Source
- Social Sciences Full Text
- Sociological Abstracts