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This guide is designed to help students find resources in the field of Education.
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Education Subject Guide

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Nettie L. Baker, Associate Dean, Library Education Liaison
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Nettie L. Baker, 972-721-4031 or Cowan/Blakley Memorial Library Help Desk 972-721-5315.
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Sarah Brown
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Welcome to the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Education guide.  Use the tabs at the top to find resources and information on education topics.


University Network Account Contact Information

Subscribed databases, e-books, and e-journals require a University Network Account for use in the computer centers, from a remote location, or from a wireless.

Questions regarding student accounts should be directed to the IT Department.
Location: Gorman G 
Telephone: 972-721-5030

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Activated your Student ID card to allow you to check out library materials?

Set up an Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) account so you can request materials UD doesn't own?


    Online Access to the New York Times (Including the Education Module)

    The Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library is pleased to announce that UD students and faculty now have full-text access to the New York Times from its beginning in 1851 through the current issue.  

    To obtain this access go to and register.  Registration has to be done on a campus computer.  After registering you can access NYT from any location on or off campus by going to and using the log-in link on the top right corner of the page.

    In addition to the general NYT content, UD users have access to a NYT education module called "New York Times inEDUCATION".  This education module includes 16 different academic areas and will include more in the near future.  Users also have to register on campus for this education module.  The registration is separate from the registration for general content and should be done using this link:  The same user name and password can be used for each registration but separate registrations are required to have access to both the general content and the education module content.


    Getting Started


    This guide consists of both library and Internet resources recommended for finding information in the field of Education. Here you will find links to resources in specialized databases, related general databases, electronic books, online journal and much more. Click on the tabs above for quick access.

    Need additional research assistance? Contact a Reference Librarian at the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library Help Desk; or 972-721-5315.

    Top Resources for Education

    • Education Source
      Education Source includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. (EBSCO - Direct)
    • ERIC (EBSCO)
      Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, this database contains articles from journals and documents in education literature. It has a user-friendly search interface and links to other databases. (EBSCO - TexShare) Remote Access with University Network Account
    • Professional Development Collection
      Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles as well as more than 200 educational reports. (EBSCO - TexShare) Remote Access with University Network Account
    • Teacher Reference Center
      The Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. (EBSCO-TexShare) Free Web Access

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