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ERIC Documents

Approximately one-half of the entries in the ERIC database relate to education documents.

ERIC Documents (ED numbers)

  • Indexed in the ERIC database
  • Identified by unique ED numbers, ERIC documents include a wide variety of resources such as:
    • teaching guides
    • research reports
    • bibliographies
    • issue papers
    • instructional materials
    • test and evaluation instruments
  • Full-text Online - approximately 20% (100,000+) of the ED documents are available online, with the ERIC Microfiche Digitization Project working on bringing another 340,000 documents from 1966-1992 online.
  • ERIC Microfiche
    • Most full text ED documents from 1966 forward are available in microfiche format on the third floor of the UCF Library.
  • Earlier Education Microfiche
    • Preceding the ED microfiche in the UCF Library cabinets are microfiche with ES numbers and MP numbers from series which were discontinued.
    • ES Numbers
      • not included in the ERIC database
      • Indexed in
        • Pacesetters in Innovation
          Index L11.P325
          identifying Projects to Advance Creativity in Education (PACE) from 1966-1969.
    • MP Numbers
      • Indexed in Manpower Research Inventory (not available at UCF), but most of the MP documents seem to have been reproduced in the ED series and indexed in the ERIC database.