Education Resources

Databases

Credo Reference: An excellent full-text integrated reference database. Contains linked searching to other resources and visual concept mapping. The BEST place to start!

ERIC: Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Education Full-Text: a high impact collection of full-text, scholarly journals supporting research in education. 

Central SearchA one stop shop for searching almost all library and database content. Uses simple searching and full-text linking to get you to resources faster! 

    • Combine terms using AND, OR and NOT EX: "adolescents and athletics" will return results with both terms, "adolescents or teenagers" will return results with either term, and "education not educators" will get rid of anything about educators.
    • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
    • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
    • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text.

    Books

    Use the AVALON and Mobius catalogs

    AVALON catalog includes CMU, Mo Valley, UCM and State Fair. Items from AVALON usually arrive in 2-3 days and check out for 1 month.

    MOBIUS catalog is state wide; items requested arrive in 5-7 days and check out for 3 weeks. Request items from off-campus using your name and student ID number.

    Websites

    Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

    National Center for Education Statistics

    Education Week

    National Archives Teaching Resources

    Educator's Reference Desk