Repository: ERIC

Full Name: ERIC
Short Name (or Acronym): ERIC
Description: ERIC is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.
Accepted Content Types: Bibliographies, Books, Booklets, Conference presentations, Congressional or legislative hearings or reports, Descriptions of model programs, Dissertations/Theses, Educational finance information, Educational guides, Federal, state, or local agency reports, Historical materials, Information analyses, Journal articles, Judicial publications, Reports, Reference materials , Speeches, Preprints
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Contact: Contact form or [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Education research and information.
Keywords: Education research, information.
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Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Total records: more than 1.8 million; Full text: 447,506 as of 6/29/21
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 6/30/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: "Our mission is to provide scientific evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and to share this information in formats that are useful and accessible to educators, parents, policymakers, researchers, and the public."
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: US Department of Education and Institute of Education Sciences
Owner Short Name: ED and IES
Owner URL: and
Ownership Type: Governmental institution
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : advisory group.
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Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Functional Description: Yes via videos : or via guidelines :
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, abstract, author(s), descriptor(s), publication type, education level, audience, language, sponsor, Authoring Institution, ERIC number, record type, publication date, page(s)
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: No
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
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Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, preferred ERIC XML format, or another XML format
Accepted Content Languages: Materials considered for inclusion in ERIC must be written in English, or a translation of the full-text must be available in English. English presented in materials must conform to standards of English grammar and understandability for any reader.
Accepted Content Level: This is open to academic, researchers, educators, policymakers, the general public
Accepted Supplementary Content:
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: List of indexed journals:; non-journal list:
Author PID: ORCID ID available if provided by submitter
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: The ERIC website contains full-text resources protected by U.S. and foreign copyright laws. The authors or publishers retain copyright to these works, which are used by ERIC with permission
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email [email protected]
Moderation: Beforehand : Content within scope. ERIC must meet the following quality criteria ( Integrity, Completeness, Substantive Merit, Utility/Importance)
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: ERIC number or DOI
Remaining Indrawn Item: ERIC will remove the content from the collection
Text Embargo: Full text will display in ERIC 12 months after the publication date
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Versioning Policy: No versioning policy
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: Platform
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. ERIC only removes records under exceptional circumstances, such as instances of plagiarism, copyright violation, or other unethical practices