below is a selection of resources which may be helpful for
those engaged in educational research.
from Bournemouth University
databases are from a selection available from Bournemouth
University's Educational Databases webpage;
you will need your Athens password to access them.
addition, all of Bournemouth University's electronic resources
can be searched simultaneously via their Federated search, mySearch.
BEI, compiled by the University of Leeds, provides references
to 350 British and European periodicals in education and
Coverage: 1975 - .
Education database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of
Educational Research and Improvement.
Coverage: 1966 - .
into Higher Education Abstracts
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher
and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Published by Routledge on behalf of the Society for Research into Higher Education,
it provides a regular survey of international periodicals relevant to the theory
and practice of higher education and also offers a selective coverage of books
and monographs. Coverage 1996 - .
Bibliographic database of the literature of psychology. In addition to covering
core topics such as personality or mental health it also contains references
on behavioural topics from related disciplines such as health care, education,
business, organisational behaviour, consumer behaviour, criminal justice and
Coverage: 1872 - .
of Knowledge - Incorporating Conference Proceedings
Citation databases in the subjects of Arts, Humanities, Sciences and Social
These bibliographic databases allow searching for a specific article by subject,
author, journal or author address. Because the information stored about each
article includes the article's cited reference list (bibliography), it is also
possible to search for articles that cite a known author or work.
to Theses (ASLIB)
Index to Doctorate and Masters theses from Universities of Great Britain and
Ireland, including links to the full text of over 3000 theses via ETDs (Electronic
Theses and Dissertations).
Coverage: 1716 - . (Abstracts available from 1986 - .)
Australian Education Index
This database covers educational research, policy and practice.
Entries are taken from Australian and international journals,
conference proceedings and papers, books, research and technical
reports. Coverage is 1979 to date, and whilst primarily concerned
with Australia, also has an international perspective.
CINAHL covers virtually all English language
core journals in nursing and allied health disciplines, as
well as publications
from the American Nurses Association and the National League
for Nursing. The journal 'Medical Education', alongside several
other medical education journals, is indexed in CINAHL.
Coverage: 1982 - . Access is available via Bournemouth
University's Health Databases webpage.
Educational research journals available on the Internet
(full-text may not be available)
educational research resources
Conferences & events
News & other
up-to-date with the current research by using Zetoc Tables
of Contents alerts for key journals. Zetoc is available
of Contents alerts are also available from ticTOCs and Open
Access journals Tables of Contents from Journal
You can set
up RSS feeds for individual journals in Zetoc. Feeds are
updated on a monthly basis. You can also create feeds from
PubMed and other database searches, blogs and most websites.
For more information on this see the Library