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Enormous amounts of reading and literacy research is available from the U.S. Department of Education, journals, associations, and other entities. The following are suggestions and links to help you find what you need.
Young Children (National Association for the Education of Young Children)
The web sites, publications, and conferences of the following associations offer updated research in reading and related eduation issues. Other associations can be found in our Reading Resources section.
The main PsycINFO database contains almost 2 million references to psychological literature from the 1800s-present, and includes journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, and dissertations.
This database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical, and geographical linguistics. (Dates covered: 1973 - present)
This database includes more than 2,200 commercially-available tests in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech and hearing, and sensory motor.
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