Use databases to search multiple online journals at the same time. Find articles about a specific topic by using keywords, subject headings, authors, and more.
Search or browse individual online journals.
Reference sources, online or in print, include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories. These are great starting points for background information about a specific topic.
Websites may provide statistics, data, articles, documents, and other information about a specific field of study or employment. Associations, societies, institutions, and government websites are particularly useful.
Research guides provide suggestions for finding and using information about a specific subject or for a specific class. These guides may also give instructions on how to find a specific type of source (e.g. theses) or how to use a specific resource (e.g. Web of Science).
Search for books, journals, and media by title, author, subject, keywords, material type, or publication date.
Other libraries at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign also have education-related materials and services to assist with your research.
Learn about education resources, research, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Education Collection in the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) supports the instructional and research programs in the College of Education, the Council of Teacher Education, and the faculty and students in other departments with programs that include particular aspects of education. Currently the collection numbers about 240,000 volumes, most of them in the central bookstacks of the Main Library. The collection includes areas such as early childhood, elementary, secondary, higher, continuing, multicultural, special, and human resource education, as well as philosophy of education, educational policy, educational psychology, curriculum and instruction, reading, testing and measurement, and educational administration. The collection is complemented by 58,000 volumes in the Curriculum Collection of elementary and secondary classroom materials and over 152,000 volumes in the School Collection of children's and young adult literature.
Please direct all comments or requests for information to Nancy O'Brien, Education Librarian (217-333-2408).