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Databases are excellent sources of good quality information. Below are a range of databases relevant to Education.

  • Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

    The ERIC database provides a digital library of education-related resources. Contains over 1.1 million citations covering research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials in the field of education.

  • PsycInfo

    Scholarly articles in psychology, psychiatry, education, social work, criminology, social science, business, & organizational behavior. 1872-present.

     Other useful databases:

  • Box of Broadcasts (BOB)

    Innovative shared online off-air TV and radio recording service for UK higher and further education institutions. Choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels, schedule recordings in advance, edit programmes into clips, create playlists, embed clips into QMplus, share what you are watching with others and search a growing archive of material. Discover more about BoB National features by viewing their video tutorials.

  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

    Online directory containing open access material in many subjects. To find relevant articles/journals search for your subject or browse under Science to find related subjects.


    Multi-disciplinary database which provides access to the full text of many core academic journals, books and primary sources on the arts, humanities and social sciences. Tutorials

  • Oxford Reference

    An online resource that brings together two million digitized entries from OUP's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. Good for checking a fact or finding key information on a person, concept or term.

  • Statista

    Provides statistical data from a wide range of international sources on populations, industries, economics, media, public opinion, companies, politics, lifestyles, and many other topics.

The databases listed above are only a small part of the database collections at QMUL and Senate House Libraries. You can find the full list of databases available at QMUL via the Library's A-Z List of Electronic Journals and Databases. If the topic you are studying covers a number of different subject areas, you may find it useful to check the other Library Subject Guide pages for useful resources, contacts and information.

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