Education Resources


Credo Reference: An excellent full-text integrated reference database. Contains linked searching to other resources and visual concept mapping. The BEST place to start!

ERIC: Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Education Full-Text: a high impact collection of full-text, scholarly journals supporting research in education.

Central Search: A one stop shop for searching almost all library and database content. Uses simple searching and full-text linking to get you to resources faster!

  • Combine terms using AND, OR and NOT EX: "adolescents and athletics" will return results with both terms, "adolescents or teenagers" will return results with either term, and "education not educators" will get rid of anything about educators.
  • Clickable boxes for peer-reviewed and full-text content
  • Easily save, print, or email marked records and create citations for your bibliography.
  • Use our interlibrary loan form to order articles that are not full-text.


Use the AVALON and Mobius catalogs

AVALON catalog includ[ing] CMU, Mo Valley, UCM, and State Fair, among others. Items from AVALON usually arrive in 2-3 days and check out for 1 month.

MOBIUS catalog is state wide; items requested arrive in 5-7 days and check out for 3 weeks. Request items from off-campus using your name and student ID number.


Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

National Center for Education Statistics

Education Week

National Archives Teaching Resources

Educator's Reference Desk