ERIC is one of the standard databases for education research (and useful for communication studies and psychology research). ERIC covers two types of materials: documents [reports, papers, book chapters, etc.] and journal articles. (EBSCO)
Alternate Access from the Dept. of Education site: ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences Note: Anyone can use the Dept. of Education site--which provides free access to many ERIC documents and articles. Cal U patrons: Using EBSCOhost gives you access to more full-text articles.
Professional educators will find relevant articles from teacher and administrator journals and magazines--most of which are peer-reviewed--dealing with: assessment, pedagogical methods, curriculum, instructional media, literacy standards, administration, etc. (EBSCO)
The premier research tool for psychology, behavioral, and social science disciplines. Provides access to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports. (EBSCO)
Covers more than 2,500 journals (99% are peer-reviewed). Provides extensive coverage since the 1800s, with some coverage back into the 17th and 18th centuries.
For advanced searching, you can use the Classification Categories and Codes as a search limiter to narrow your results. More info from EBSCO.
This "collection" is subset of full-text resources from other EBSCO databases on psychological and behavioral sciences topics. (EBSCO)
Education Administration Web Sites
If you are looking for a website related to education these links may be a helpful place to start. This is just a very small collection of some of the good stuff that's out on the web. So, depending on what you need, you might need to look somewhere else, too.
This site makes statistical data on college affordability, diversity, and student success easy to find, compare, and analyze. Search by college, state, topic, and more. From the Institute for College Access & Success.
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: This link identifies you as a Cal U person to Google Scholar. This give you access to items that are full-text through the Library. Look for the "Full-Text @ Cal U" links.
Physical course reserves (textbooks) are not available for Curbside Pick-up. Electronic items for a limited number of classes are available. Use this link to check Course Reserves for your class. Faculty may request limited scanning of textbooks for Course Reserves by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.