ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)


The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. The ERIC database corresponds to two printed indexes: Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), covering thousands of documents and more than 1000 education and education-related journals. In addition, ERIC provides coverage of conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. ERIC also provides users with online access to the full-text of approximately 107,000 ERIC documents (issued 1993 - ).

RIE (Resources in Education) documents (records with an Accession Number [AN] or ERIC Number beginning with "ED") from 1976 to July 2004 (selected documents only from April 2002 - July 2004) are available in microfiche format from the Shatin Storage (Call No.: L11 .R47; please click Request button in the corresponding catalogue record to request them).

Subject coverage: language, linguistics, education of all stages, counselling services, special education, education in major subject fields, curriculum development, teacher education, and evaluation and management in education.

Location: Web (remote access available)