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Education & Library Science Web Sites


  • California Department of Education - Data & Statistics
    Data and statistics collected from California schools and learning support resources to identify trends and educational needs and to measure performance.

  • California Public School Profiles
    Demographic data reported by the school districts to the CA Department of Education, includes location, legislative districts and members, school demographics, student counts, technology, alternative education enrollment, students by ethnic group, LEP students, certified anc classified staff, teaching credentials, average class size, and links to STAR test results.

  • ChildStats
    This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education. The Forum fosters coordination, collaboration, and integration of Federal efforts to collect and report data on conditions and trends for children and families.

  • EdSource Online
    EdSource is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to clarify complex education issues and to promote thoughtful policy decisions about public school improvement. Click on the tab, School Data, for statistical information on education in California and links to statistics from national organizations.

  • National Center for Education Statistics
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

  • U.S. Department of Education
    Provides and monitors federal aid, collects and disseminates research data on America's schools, and highlights key educational issues.

Library Science

  • Internet Public Library
    Features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and more.

  • Library of Congress
    Access to the historical, legislative, and international collections documenting the American peoples.

  • Library of Congress Authorities
    Browse and view authority headings for Subject, Name, Title and Name/Title combinations; and download authority records in MARC format for use in a local library system. This service is offered free of charge.

  • Library of Congress Collection Development
    The largest of the collection development web sites and probably the most useful.

  • Intute
    Subject catalog and search engine managed by various UK academic institutions.