ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) is an online database that contains
more than 1.6 million records and links to more than 631,000 full-text documents
records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more
an education-specific thesaurus containing over 11,700 terms
How do I access ERIC?
You can use three versions of ERIC. All provide access to the same data, but their interfaces are different. ERIC (EBSCO) and ERIC (ProQuest) are by subscription. ERIC (U.S. Department of Education) links to the freely available version of ERIC.
ERIC (EBSCO)ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) provides\access to education literature and resources. ERIC contains more than 1.4 million records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents.
ERIC (ProQuest)ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
ERIC (U.S. Department of Education)ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, providing free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials.
Getting Full Text
If the article isn't available full text in the database you are searching, click to see if we have access to the full text through another database or in print.
Access Articles From Off Campus
Only current CSUN students, faculty and staff can access our databases from off campus. First click the name of the database. On the next screen log in, using your CSUN User ID and password (the same ID and password you use to log in to the portal).
An alternative is to download and use the campus Virtual Private Network to use your computer as if it were on campus. The VPN also supports uploading files to your campus udrive.