The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), is a nationwide information network that acquires, catalogs, summarizes, and provides access to education information from all sources. The data base and ERIC document collections are housed in about 3,000 locations worldwide, including most major public and university library systems.
Other ED-Funded Clearinghouses
The What Works Clearinghouse was established in 2002 by ED's Institute of Education Sciences to provide educators, policymakers, researchers, and the public with a central, independent, and trusted source of scientific evidence of what works in education.
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA) supports the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) in its mission to respond to the educational needs of English learners.