Databases: education and childhood

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Australian Education Index

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database 

Description

The AEI is Australia's largest source of education information and indexes journal articles, books, conference papers, reports, and theses in the fields of educational research, policy and practice.

Relevant to a wide range of people interested in education: schools and universities, as well as the researcher, AEI is a specialist database produced by the Cunningham Library at the Australian Council for Educational Research.

Coverage

More than 130,000 documents from 1979 onwards.

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Publisher

Proquest

 

 

British Education Index

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

The British Education Index covers research, policy, and practice in education and training in the UK, with particular strengths in evaluation and assessment, technology, and SEN. Sources include journal articles, books, reports, series, and conference papers.

Coverage

Over 300 education and training journals from 1975 onwards.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

British Humanities Index

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database 
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Description

An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities and arts. The British Humanities Index indexes over 370 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines, as well as quality newspapers published in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other English-speaking countries.

Coverage

Coverage from 1962 onwards.

Publisher

Proquest

 

Business Source Premier *

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  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Covers UK and international business, management and economics issues across a range of sectors including construction, IT, education, and health. Provides full-text journal articles; market, company & industry sector reports; and country intelligence.

Coverage

Please note that the 500 most popular Harvard Business Review articles are available as read-only, ie cannot be downloaded or printed

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

Description

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive contains the full text from 170 journals, from volume 1, issue 1 to 1996. Please note, we only subscribe to the latest issues of some of the journals. Subjects covered include: science and technology, animal science, agriculture, ecology and conservation, history, law, language, linguistics and literature, mathematics and computer science, medicine, music and drama, philosophy and religion, physical sciences, and politics and economics.

Guide

Video overview of Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

 

 

 

Child Development and Adolescent Studies

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Indexes current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children up to the age of 21. It includes all of the issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927-2001 previously published by the Society for Research in Child Development, plus new coverage on child rights and welfare issues.

Coverage

Covers journals, technical reports, books, book chapters, theses, and dissertations. More than 383,000 records are included, with over 10,000 new records added each year. 

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

 

DERA (Digital Education Resource Archive)

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

The Institute of Education UK Digital Education Repository Archive (DERA) is a digital archive of all documents published electronically by government and related bodies in the area of education.

Publisher

Institute of Education

 

 

 

 

Digital Theatre Plus

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Digital Theatre Plus offers streamed films of leading British theatre productions for educational use in schools, colleges, and universities. Each production is supported by additional content, including interviews with the creative and production teams and written study guides.

Coverage

Includes a library of recent stage productions; exclusive behind the scenes documentaries; study guides; and filmed workshops to support teachers.

Publisher

Digital Theatre Plus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education Abstracts

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

Education Abstracts features content on a wide array of subject areas including adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration, teacher evaluation and much more. 

Coverage

Providing indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals, books and yearbooks, this database covers a broad range of subjects pertaining to education.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

Education Research Complete *

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  • More than 85% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Education Research Complete covers all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education, as well as policy, administration, funding, and related social issues. Many journal articles, books, and conference papers are available full-text.

Note: Online help available within the database.

Coverage

Indexing and abstracts for more than 2,400 journals; full-text for more than 1,350 journals and more than 2,830 books and conference papers.

Publisher

Ebsco Publishing

 

 

 

 

Educational Administration Abstracts

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

This research database includes more than 199,000 bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), via ProQuest

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

The Educational Resources Information Center provides ready access to education literature to augment American education by increasing and facilitating the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. The Educational Resources Information Center provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

 

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), via EBSCO

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

The Educational Resources Information Center is the world's largest education database and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Records include journal articles, books, technical reports, research, policy and conference papers, and grey literature.

Coverage

Over 650 journals are indexed, with coverage from 1966 to date.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

JSTOR *

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Description

UWE subscribes to the JSTOR multidisciplinary Arts and Sciences Collections I,II,III,V,VII and VIII. This incorporates access to a scholarly archive of over 1,000 full-text electronic journals in the following fields: history, economics, archaeology, classics, sociology, Asian, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Slavic studies, political science, music, film studies, performing arts, mathematics, ecology, psychology, business, art, architecture, language, literature, law, religion and public policy. These existing collections are complemented by the Ireland Collection which incorporates manuscripts, monographs and journals on Irish arts, humanities and sciences with materials that span from the 1780s to the present.

Coverage

Various coverage 1861-2007.

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Publisher

JSTOR

 

 

 

LearnTechLib *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

The Digital Library is a valuable online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of educational technology and e-learning.

Publisher

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

 

 

MuseumsEtc

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

MuseumsEtc is a curated collection of ebooks for museum and gallery professionals that shares best practice, and addresses contemporary issues in a practical, authoritative, and innovative way.

Publisher

Exact Editions

 

 

Nexis

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Full text database including UK national and regional newspapers and trade press plus many newspapers and magazines published worldwide.

Also includes full-text information covering companies, industries, market surveys, countries, and people.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Please note the latest month of The Financial Times is not available on Nexis. Please use the Library's print copy instead.

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Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

 

 

ProQuest Education Journals *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

ProQuest Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on:

  • primary
  • secondary
  • higher education
  • special education
  • home schooling
  • adult education

Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

Coverage

1988 - current

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

 

PsycINFO

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database.
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

The American Psychological Association's PsycINFO® database is the comprehensive international bibliographic database of psychology. It contains citations and summaries of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports, all in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, etc. Journal coverage, spanning 1806 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,450 periodicals from more than 49 countries. Over 80,000 records are added annually through weekly updates. More than 36 million references in over 870,000 journal articles, books, and book chapters; retrospective to 2001 and earlier, where available; more than 3.2 million references from 1920 to 2000.

Coverage

Includes nursing, psychology, medicine, sociology, pharmacology, physiology and linguistics.

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

Research into Higher Education Abstracts

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database.
  • Students and staff at international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

This database indexes more than 250 research journals in the field of higher education. It is international in focus, with an emphasis on British and Commonwealth countries.

Coverage

1966-present

Publisher

Informaworld

 

 

SAGE Research Methods *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
  • The publisher does allow UWE students based at UK and international partner institutions (and the staff that support them) to access this database 

Description

SRM (Sage Research Methods) is a web-based research methods tool created to help researchers, staff and students with their research projects. SRM links over 100,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method. SRM focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, so can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and more.

Publisher

Sage

 

 

Scopus *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-review literature, including books, conference proceedings and journals, covering the following fields of research: science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Coverage

Over 66 million records

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Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

Social Policy and Practice

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Social Policy and Practice brings together data from 5 databases. The majority of the material originates from the UK but there is also European and US material. Some 50% of the references are to grey literature, including semi-published reports, working papers, local and central government reports, and material from the voluntary sector and charities. Databases included: Planex from IDOX; Acompline from the Greater London Authority; Social Care Online from the Social Care Institute for Excellence; AgeInfo - from the Centre for Policy on Ageing; ChildData from the National Children’s Bureau. It contains over 300,000 bibliographic records dating back to 1981, with approximately 24,000 added per annum. Subjects covered include: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Social Work; Public Health.

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Publisher

Ovid

 

 

 

 

Sociological Abstracts

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
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Description

Indexes journal articles and conference proceedings from over 1,500 journals in the field of sociology and related disciplines.

Coverage

1974 to present

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

 

Teacher's TV

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Teacher's TV is the acclaimed website created by the UK Department of Education and provides instructional videos using actual classroom footage.

Coverage

Covers a large range of subject areas, including bullying, behavior management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the classroom, early language, secondary maths, guided reading, primary science and more.

Publisher

Alexander Street Press

 

 

 

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