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The following list of databases has been selected as having the most relevant information for this subject area.
Indexes journals, curriculum and teaching guides, and other publications for education.
An international bibliographic database covering the literature on all aspects of education. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC consists of two files: Resources in Education (RIE), covering the document literature, and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), covering the published journal literature from over 775 periodicals.
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Access globally relevant journal articles for education theory and practice.
A+ Education is the full text version of the Australian Education Index (AEI). Like AEI it indexes a wide range of published resources on all aspects of education. NOTE: Coverage - Full text coverage for some journals from 2000 to present : index, 1978 to present. Summary of licence
PsycINFO covers the academic, research and practice literature in psychology for more than 45 countries and in over 30 languages covering the period from 1983 to date. It includes relevant information from related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, law, criminology, social science and organizational behaviour. The database also includes the full-text content of approximately 280 psychology journals.
Offers complete text and images from almost 400 leading journals in the field of education, covering the literature on primary, secondary, and higher education; also includes such areas as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.
Abstracts and indexes journals, books and conference proceedings for all disciplines. Includes tools to track, analyse and visualise research.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. It provides a Journal Analyzer tool which uses citation information to indicate impact and journal ranking. Subject areas covered are: chemistry, physics, mathematics and engineering, life and health sciences, social science, psychology and economics, biological, agricultural and environmental sciences, and general sciences.
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The Australasian Journal of Special and Inclusive Education publishes articles for a readership professionally engaged or interested in the education of students with special needs or the education of those who will work these students.
A peer-reviewed journal of The Australian Association of Special Education (AASE). The AASE aims to enhance access for students with special education needs to quality educational programs, promote professional standards to support research that informs the delivery of special education in the Australian context.
Autism is a major, peer-reviewed, international journal, published 8 times a year, publishing research of direct and practical relevance to help improve the quality of life for individuals with autism or autism-related disorders.
The Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities is an interdisciplinary forum for the publication of original research and clinical reports from a variety of fields serving persons with developmental and physical disabilities.
The Journal of Special Education (SED) provides research articles and scholarly reviews on special education: traditional, ethnographic, single-subject research; intervention studies, integrative reviews on timely issues, critical commentaries and special thematic issues.
Research In Developmental Disabilities is an international journal aimed at publishing original research of an interdisciplinary nature that has a direct bearing on the understanding or remediation of problems associated with developmental disabilities.
TEACHING Exceptional Children (TEC) features research-to-practice information and materials for classroom use, as well as current issues in special education teaching and learning. Published six times per year, TEC also brings its readers the latest data on instructional technologies, strategies, procedures, and techniques with applications to students with exceptionalities. The focus of its practical content is on immediate application. TEC is an official journal of the Council for Exceptional Children.