Education: The Complete Encyclopedia (CD-ROM) contains full text, extensively updated, of the acclaimed leading reference works International Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd Edition, published in 12 volumes, and the Encyclopedia of Higher Education, published in 4 volumes.
Complete resource for educational research
Together these two encyclopedias provide a complete resource for educational research - and they have been extensively updated since their first publication. This CD-ROM provides educational researchers, teachers and students at universities, institutes of education and colleges with a unique information resource, unrivaled in its depth of coverage of all aspects of educational research.
Important additional features
There are full-text searching capabilities offered in the electronic edition. The CD-ROM features a customized interface, multiple tables of contents arranged both thematically and sequentially, and extensive cross-referencing. An important additional feature is the inclusion of 17,000 abstracts supplied from the ERIC® (Educational Resources Information Center) database, assisting the reader in the identification of further reading.
Easy access and functionality
Information on the CD-ROM can be accessed in many ways - by browsing the tables of contents, on searching by author, contributor or topic, or by using the thematic guide which is based on the classified list of entries. Keywords can also be used in a natural-language or Boolean search. References in the text are hot-linked to the full ERIC® abstract where this is available to help make your searching more complete.
Education: The Complete Encyclopedia (CD-ROM) offers you:
Approximately 1,600 articles, fast and effective access to 16 volumes of information on educational research and practice, extensive cross-referencing and indexing, approximately 33,000 fully verified literature references, references linked to full ERIC® references and abstracts, unrivaled search facilities, over 1,000 internationally renowned contributors, extensive international coverage of the field, the most comprehensive work that embraces all relevant educational research and practice in the field.
For major institutional central libraries, ministries of education, government libraries.