This section is designed to serve as a gateway to the Internet, featuring comprehensive database searches and powerful www search engines that will help you refine your searches to enhance your research.

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Search the ERIC Database

ERIC is the world's largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. This version of the Database, updated monthly, provides access to ERIC Document citations from 1966 through September 1999 and ERIC Journal citations from 1966 through August 1999. Simply click on the link and then begin by entering your search terms in the ERIC search engines and using the pull-down menus provided.

ERIC/AE Test Locator

A great resource from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation with information and reviews of thousands to tests and assessment instruments. The Test Locator is a joint project of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation, the Library and Reference Services Division of the Educational Testing Service, the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, the Region III Comprehensive Center at GW University, and Pro-Ed test publishers.

NFLRC Foreign Language Testing Database

The Foreign Language Test Database is a searchable database of secondary and college level tests in languages other than English. We are in the process of expanding the database; it currently contains more than 140 tests in 63 languages. The database is maintained by the National Capital Language Resource Center, a joint project of Georgetown University, The George Washington University, and the Center for Applied Linguistics.

NCBE'S Bibliographic Database

The National Clearinghouse on Bilignual Education's Bibliographic Database provides access to over 20,000 bibliographic citations and abstracts of materials from a variety of sources dealing with all aspects of the education of linguistically and culturally diverse (LCD) students in U.S. schools. Categories of topics covered include: educational programs, curriculum and instruction, parent and community involvement, educational personnel training and professional development, educational research, cultural diversity, history, legislation and policy, and systemic reform.

National Center For Educational Statistics

NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations. Use the comprehensive search engine to help locate information anywhere on the NCES Web Site.

Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD)

EROD enables Internet users to search for information centers, comprehensive and technical assistance centers, state agencies, and many other types of programs, services, and organizations. EROD's database is searchable by title/program name, keyword(s), state, audience served, and much more.


Search this current Congressional database for text of bills by Bill number or by word or phrase. Acting under the directive of the leadership of Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public, a Library of Congress team developed the THOMAS World Wide Web system online.


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