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Reference Books

The International Encyclopedia of Education
Call Number: REF LB15 .I569 1994
Location: Reference Collection - 1st Level North

World List of Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education
Call Number: REF L900 .I57
Location: Reference Collection - 1st Level North

Web Resources

  • Education for All: 2000 (UNESCO)
    Extensive report on educational reform for 180 individual countries in the 1990s. Population data throughout the 1990s includes total population, marital status, crime, children with handicaps, income and poverty. School data includes enrollment, number of schools, and educational facilities.
  • EURYBASE: European Community Database on Education
    Extensive descriptive information on the educational systems of EU member countries. Covers from pre-elementary through higher education and special education. Includes statistical data.
  • GenderStats (World Bank)
    National-level statistical data on poverty, education, health, labor force, and political participation broken down by gender. Approach data by country and then theme or via the country profiles.
  • UNESCO Institute for Statistics
    Welcome to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) - the primary source for cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories
  • International Comparisons of Education (via U.S. NCES's IAP)
    Reports, databases, studies, and speeches on educational achievement in participating studies. Subjects include math, reading, science, civic education, and adult literacy.
  • Millennium Indicators (United Nations)
    Forty-eight social and economic indicators for 197 countries annually, 1985-2000. Includes carbon dioxide emissions, immunizations, AIDS, education, illiteracy, mortality, malnutrition, forested lands, sanitation, water, and telephone lines. Data accessed by name of country.
  • OECD Education Database
    Statistics on educational finance, enrollment and personnel since 1985 for OECD countries. Countries include Europe, Japan, Australia, United States, Canada, and Mexico.
  • OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
    Country data on student performance in reading, mathematics, and science for the industrialized nations (Europe, Japan, Australia, U.S., Canada, and New Zealand). Learning for Tomorrow's World includes spreadsheets and PDF files of the 2003 data. Analyzes factors such as gender equity.
  • Open Doors-Study Abroad
    Annual statistics on foreign students studying in the U.S. and U.S. students studying abroad. Includes where they go, field, international students by state, and length of stay.
  • UNESCO Database
    Time series of education, culture and communication statistics for regions and countries of the world.
  • World Bank Ed Stats
    The World Bank compiles data on education inputs, participation, efficiency, and outcomes. Data on education are compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics from official responses to surveys and from reports provided by education authorities in each country.
  • Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-8 Countries
    Published by the US Department of Education, this report describes and compares the US education system with that of other G-8 countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, and the United Kingdom.

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