Academic Search Complete Large interdisciplinary database
Business Source Complete Business database with good coverage of management, organization and leadership literature.
Cabell's Directories: Education Set Information about education journals, including: acceptance rate, review process details, style guidelines, etc.
Chicano Database Indexes literature about Latinos in the United States from many disciplines
Chronicle of Higher Education Current and archival access to CHE articles
Education Source Huge education database indexing over 1,700 publications
ERIC Education databases that indexes most major education journals and many other types of publications: conference papers, research reports, government documents and more
Dissertations and Theses Full Text Dissertations from universities across the U.S. and some international institutions
Gender Studies Database Indexes literature related to gender and sexuality from many disciplines
Google Scholar Use Google's interface to search for scholaly publications
International Index to Black Periodicals Indexes literature about African Americans from many disciplines
LexisNexis Academic Newspapers, including university papers. News transcripts. Legal cases and news.
PsycINFO Huge index of literature from psychology and related disciplines
SportDiscus Sports database with good coverage of higher education athletics
Encyclopedias & Handbooks
Why use them? To get a overview of a concept or theory that's new to you, to learn important terms/lingo that may be useful search terms, and to discover important names and publications associated with your topic.
Gale Virtual Reference Library An online collection of encyclopedias that is searchable by keyword
Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education | online
Handbook of Institutional Research | online
Historically Black College and Universities | print
International Handbook of Higher Education | print
The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education | print
Recent Arrivals - virtually browse new about higher education!
Library Catalog - search UT's book collection
Related PCL Call # Ranges: for those who like to browse the stacks...
- LA 173 to LA 186 : History of Higher Education
- LB 1805 to LB 2151 : State Teachers Colleges
- LB 2300 to LB 2392 : Higher Education
- LB 2799 to LB 2799.3 : Educational Consultants and Consulting
- LC 71 to LC 120.4 : Education and the State
- LC 72 to LC 72.5 : Academic Freedom
- LC 184 to LC 188 : Taxation of Schools and Colleges
- LC 189 to LC 214.53 : Educational Sociology, Discrimination, Sex Differences, Educational Equalization
- LC 237 to LC 238.4 : College/Univeristy and the Community
- LC 241 to LC 245 : Foundations, Endowments, Funds
- LC 2745 to LC 3747 : Children of Immigrants (First Generation)
- LC 5201 to LC 6660.4 : Education Extension, Adult Education, Continuing Education
Useful Subject Headings:
- African American Universities and Colleges
- Campus Planning
- College Attendance
- College Choice
- College Dropouts
- College Student Development
- College Students
- College Teachers
- Community College Adminstrators
- Community Colleges
- Counseling in Higher Education
- Discrimination in Higher Education
- Education, Higher
- Educational Leadership
- Higher Education and State
- Internet in Higher Education
- School Management and Organization
- Segregation in Higher Education
- Student Affairs Services
- Transfer Students
- Univeristies and College
- Women College Adminstrators
- Women College Teachers
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Research Reports, Data & Documents
Almanac of Higher Education Annual statistical reports from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
American Association of Univeristy Professors (AAUP) An organization aimed at advancing academic freedom and shared governance and defining fundamental values and standards for higher education. Site include annual, business, governance and committee reports. Example: Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2013.
American Council of Education (ACE) Large and influential higher education association representing presidents of over 1,800 accredited, degree-granting U.S. institutions. Publishes the annual "Minorities in Higher Education" statistical report.
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) An association serving the interests of governing boards, foundation boards and campus senior administration. Site includes many statistical reports and surveys, including the AGB Survey of Higher Education Governance.
Center for Measure University Performance (MUP) Publishes "Top American Research Universities Report" and gathers/shares other higher education data.
Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) A center from Berkeley that publishes many research papers and reports, including research from these projects: Student Experience in the Research Univeristy, Higher Education in the Digital Age, and The Regulation of E-Learning.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Information about the accreditation process, an accreditation database and numerous research reports and publications.
Educause A non-profit organization aimed at "transforming higher education through the use of information technology." Site includes research publications and data.
Grapevine An annual complication of data on state fiscal support for higher education.
Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) A center at UCLA that annually publishes "American Freshman: National Norms."
National Center for Education Statistics A collection of federal data surveys concerning postsecondary education.
Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Data and Texas legislation related to community colleges.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Policy, legisation, reports and data related to higher education in Texas.
Trends in College Spending "Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online is an interactive web-based data system that gives higher education stakeholders easy access to information on finance, performance, and enrollments."
UT Austin Office of Information Management & Analysis UT data, including: Statistical Handbook, Faculty Salary Analysis and much more.
UT Board of Regents Regents Rules & Regulations, a policy library and meeting minutes.