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The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world’s premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. The ERIC online system provides the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.2 million citations going back to 1966. More than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents issued 1993-present are freely available in the ERIC from the U.S. Department of Education .

In addition to locating them through the official ERIC database, you can link to them from any of the commercial versions of ERIC as well ( ERIC from ProQuest or ERIC from WorldCat ).

The ERIC database includes documents identified by 6-digit ED numbers and EJ numbers. 

  • EJ documents are ERIC Journal articles
  • search for these documents by journal title in the Journal Title Database 
  • if searching one of the commercial versions of ERIC, click on the Get VText link. 
    • if there is no online availability, click on the Addison link to check print holdings and on ILLiad when there is no local availability in any format.

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