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International comparative education

Last Updated: 5-Oct-2015

This guide is for those interested in international comparative education, both research and practice.

Background information

Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB15 .I565 2013 V.1
"Part I provides a set of entries on major topics in education that are particularly salient in an international context....Part II includes entries for the nations of the world, organized by major regions."
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB45 .C653 2011
"Explores theoretical and applied approaches to cultural practice in a diverse range of educational settings around the world, in both formal and non-formal contexts Includes contributions by leading educational anthropologists Integrates work from and on many different national systems of scholarship, including China, the United States, Africa, the Middle East, Colombia, Mexico, India, the United Kingdom, and Denmark Examines the consequences of history, cultural diversity, language policies, governmental mandates, inequality, and literacy for everyday educational processes"
Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1992-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB2846 .E247 2014
"These indicators enable governments to see their education systems in the light of other countries' performances and, together with OECD's country policy reviews, are designed to support and review the efforts that governments are making towards policy reform. (p. 3)"
Montreal : UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2003-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2846 .G56 2012
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB1027.55 .H357 2007
Provides "a description of the specialty of psychology devoted to the provision of services to children and youth, their teachers, and parents." Section I contains chapters on individual countries, while Section II has synthesis chapters.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2324 .H36 2011
"explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation and competition."
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1099 .R685 2009
Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, c2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1090 .S26 2012

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA1271 .E384 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1095 .D57 2015
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC213 .M84 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA541 .E3255 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA1611 .E28 2015
Berlin : Springer Verlag, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1139.23 .E31 2015


Oxford, Eng., Carfax Pub. Co. [etc.]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
Chicago [etc.] Comparative and International Education Society [etc.]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
[Oxford, Eng., etc.] Carfax Publishing Co. [etc.]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
Melbourne, Australia Nicholas, 1983
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
Tempe, Ariz. : College of Education, Arizona State University, 1993-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Bucharest, UNESCO, CEPES.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LA628 .H54 V.34 2009
Paris : OECD, c2002-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LB2341 .H5 V.24 2012
Knoxville, College of Education, University of Tennessee.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .I63 V.38 2008/2009
Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University, and the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Oxford, England; Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press,
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » L16 .I53 V.29 2009
Oxford; New York : Pergamon Press, 1986-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LB3051 .E8 V.48 2009
's-Gravenhage, M.Nijhoff.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .I59 V.54 2008
Palmerston North, N.Z. : International Forum of Educational Technology & Society
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Chestnut Hill, MA : Center for International Higher Education, Boston College ; Dakar, Senegal : Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 2003-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
Stockholm, Sweden : University of Stockholm, Institute of International Education, 1979-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA132 .S845
Johannesburg, South Africa : Faculty of Education, University of the Witwatersrand,
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA1535 .P47 V.32 2014
Pretoria : South African Association for the Advancement of Education, 1981-2011.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » LA1535 .S6 V.31 2011
1. ed. Mexico : Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1962.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » F864 .L44


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related databases

[Stanford, Calif.] : [Stanford University Library and Information Services, Jonsson Library of Government Documents]
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
[Baltimore, Maryland] : BiblioLine, [2004?]-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Access to more than two million records, including South Africa studies and African studies and a number of other multi-disciplinary databases. Coverage is from the nineteenth century to present-day and is updated quarterly
Dublin, Ohio : OCLC
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, etc. in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
Hawthorn [etc.], Australian Council for Educational Research.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Z5813 .A85 V.43:PT.2 2000
"The Australian Education Index is a comprehensive collection of educational research documents relating to educational trends, policy, and practices. The database is produced by the Cunningham Library at the Australian Council for Educational Research and is Australia's largest source of education information. Coverage includes trends and practices in teaching, learning and educational management. Coverage: 1977 - current "
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Association for Asian Studies, [1998- ]
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Provides citations to articles in western-language periodicals and some books pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia. Covers 1971 to the present.
London, Library Association.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » Z5813 .B7 V.47 2011
1975+ "The British Education Index provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. Strengths include aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. It covers all aspects of education from preschool to higher education. Sources include education and training journals, mostly published in the UK, plus books, reports, series and conference papers. International material as well as Internet documents are included."
[New York : Columbia University, 1997-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from non-governmental organizations, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences.
Beachwood, OH : Responsive Database Services,
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Contains full text of reports, articles, and newsletters on issues affecting women.
Gainesville, [etc.] University of Florida Press [etc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Z1605 .H23 V.69 2014
Contains records describing books, book chapters, articles, and conference papers published in the field of Latin American studies. Coverage includes relevant books as well as over 800 social science and 550 humanities journals and volumes of conference proceedings. Most records include abstracts with evaluations
Los Angeles, UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » AI17 .H5 2006
Over 265,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
Norwood, MA : SilverPlatter Information,
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Contains bibliographic information from an international selection of publications (including over 2600 journals and books, book reviews, and book chapters) in the fields of economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology.
Bethesda, MD : CSA, 2003-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world." "Material cited in the Index Islamicus includes not only work written about the Middle East, but also about the other main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere. Over 3,000 journals are monitored for inclusion in the database, together with conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews. Journals and books are indexed down to the article and chapter level."
[Cleveland Heights, etc., Index to Jewish Periodicals, etc.]
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » Z6367 .I5 V.23-25 1985-1987
"Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 220 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988."
La Jolla, Calif. : Sociological Abstracts, Inc., 1985- 2004.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » P1 .L26 V.27 PT.2 1993
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences.
[Washington, D.C.] : OECD
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
The OECD's online library of statistical databases, books, and periodicals.
New York, N.Y. : Public Affairs Information Service, Inc., 1991-
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » Z7163 .P3 V.24 PT.2 2015
Indexes selected books, government documents, and periodical articles on contemporary public issues and the making of public policy.
Alexandria, VA : Chadwyck-Healey, [199-]-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Provides online access to abstracts and full-text articles on public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers
[Centurion, South Africa] : Sabinet Online
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Searchable database of full text journals published in South Africa in the areas of social sciences and humanities.
[San Diego, etc., Sociological Abstracts, inc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HM1 .S67 V.52:NO.6 2004
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
New York, NY : United Nations Statistic Division
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Data Portal to all of the major statistical sources from the United Nations and UN Specialized Agencies. Freely available.
[Paris?] : UNESCO
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Includes documents of the General Conference and the Executive Board, main and working series documents, documents of meetings organized by Unesco, field mission reports, documents of Unesco institutes and Regional Offices as well as Unesco publications.
[Washington, D.C.] : World Bank Group
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Contains over 1,200 World Bank titles, searchable by keywords, title, and author
Washington, D.C. : The World Bank,
Green Library » InfoCenter: statistics shelves (non-circulating) » HC59.15 .W656 2015
from the World Bank.
[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, 2001-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy


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