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ECY 689: Beginners Guide to a Lit Review: Sources

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Databases provided by UAB Libraries

EDUCATION 

SUBJECT SPECIFIC

STATISTICS, DATA, AND REPORTS

Current Issues & Statistics

  • Alabama State Department of Education Public Data Center – from the Alabama Department of Education. https://www.alsde.edu/dept/data/Pages/home.aspx
  • National Education Association – Reports and Statistics. http://www.nea.org/home/ResearchReportsStatistics.html
  • Education WeekK-12 education policy news. http://www.edweek.org
    • Available as a full text electronic journal through a variety of databases (check the Electronic Journals List), and in print (2nd floor newspaper collection) and microfilm (L11 .E378 – 2nd floor)
    • There is full text access to a limited number of articles on the website. You can register to receive free e-newsletters.
    • On the Topics page, you can access the most recent news stories for each topic.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education - Provides news reports and editorials on all facets of higher education in the United States, Canada, and abroad. http://chronicle.com
    • Available as a full text electronic journal through a variety of databases (check the Electronic Journals List), and in print and microfilm (LA227.3 .C48).
    • There is access to a limited number of articles on the website. You can set up an account to get free e-newsletters

Statistics and reports

US Census Bureau National Survey of Children’s Health

Data.govEducation – Data Catalog

U.S. Dept of Education – Institute of Education Sciences

RTI International:

  • National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), 1994-2008 [Public Use] (ICPSR 21600)*
  • National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) Parent Study: Public Use, [United States], 2015-2017 (ICPSR 37375)*

U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

National Science Foundation:

Annie E. Casey FoundationKids Count Data Center

ICPSR (the following are examples of data sets):

US Department of Health and Human Services:

*also found in ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) provided through www.library.uab.edu

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