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  • articles from over 1000 major education journals, many linked in fulltext online format;
  • ERIC documents: conference presentations, research studies, curriculum guides, lesson plans, theses and dissertations, etc. most linked in fulltext online format.

    Materials indexed: Journal articles and ERIC documents. Documents include research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books

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  • Alternate names
    1966-01-01 to current 
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    Titles indexed
    Search ERIC Source Journals 
    Print equivalents
    CIJE (L 11 Z927; 1969-1993; 1st Floor Closed Storage)
    RIE (LB 1028 R41; 1974-1994; 1st Floor Closed Storage) 
    Open access
    Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology (BPK) - Sports, Education, Education, Arts Education, Education, Counselling Psychology, Education, Diversity in Curriculum and Instruction, Education, Educational Psychology, Education, French Language, Education, Indigenous Peoples, Education, Physical Education, Education, Professional Development Program (PDP), Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, English - Children's Literature, Environmental Education, French Linguistics, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Linguistics, Management & Organizational Studies, Public Policy 
    Allows electronic reserves
    Ereserves notes
    Members and Authorized Users may incorporate parts of the Licensed Material in resource lists and in any other material (including but not limited to multi-media works) to be used in the course of instruction and/or in virtual and managed environments (including but not limited to virtual learning environments,managed learning environments, virtual research environments and library environments) hosted on a Secure Network (only accessible to Authorized Users by Secure Authentication). Each item shall carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and copyright owner. 
    Allows coursepacks
    Coursepack notes
    Permission to include content in coursepacks is NOT included under the terms of this license. PERSISTENT LINKS to individual articles for access by Authorized Users for Permitted Uses are allowed, from within secure authentication environments 
    Allows interlibrary loan
    Interlibrary loan notes
    The license reaffirms basic usage rights, including walk-in users, ILL, and scholarly sharing. Note that in a minority of cases publishers are not willing to grant a particular right, in which case the publisher will prominently post a note on the content indicating the restriction. 
    Online terms 
    Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

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