The information about the collection is for publishers and organizations interested in having materials indexed in ERIC. The resources are also useful for librarians, researchers, and others who want to see who contributes content to the collection and find out how ERIC assigns the peer-review flag to records.
How ERIC Selects New Sources Video showing the formal process for selecting new sources that enhance the usefulness of the collection.
ERIC Selection Policy
ERIC Collection Snapshot
ERIC Selection Policy Update 2022 This webinar discusses the most recent proposed updates to the draft ERIC Selection Policy, answers questions about the revisions, and lets stakeholders know how to provide feedback and get additional information.
Who Contributes Content to ERIC?
Types of Materials Indexed in ERIC This video explains our policies on the types of materials ERIC will include in the collection to help you decide if your resources are a good fit for ERIC.
Comprehensive Versus Selective Indexing: How ERIC Determines Source Coverage This video addresses how ERIC decides whether to comprehensively index all articles in a source or only select certain articles.
Does ERIC Ever Remove Content From the Collection? This video describes ERIC's policy on preserving records in the collection and when and how we remove records from ERIC.
Using ERIC's Older Materials This video provides answers to Help Desk questions related to the full text of some of the older works provided in the collection and it relates ERIC's policy on content preservation.
Copyright in ERIC This video provides information on ERIC's copyright policy, when and how to seek permission from copyright holders, and what materials in ERIC may be freely used because they are in the public domain.
How Does ERIC Assign the Peer-Review Flag? Video describing how ERIC determines if materials have been peer reviewed, and how the peer-review flag gets assigned to ERIC records.
How Can I Deliver My Content to ERIC?
Using the ERIC Metrics Report ERIC provides publishers with a metrics report that shows how often their content has been viewed and downloaded. This video describes the report and answers publisher questions.
ERIC Selection Policy - Proposed Updates Webinar that discusses why ERIC periodically needs to review and update the ERIC Selection Policy, and shares 2017 proposed updates.
Restoring Access to ERIC's PDFs
How ERIC Reviews and Selects New Sources This webinar provides guidance to publishers seeking to have their journals or documents indexed in ERIC. It covers ERIC's process for reviewing candidate sources, key criteria for selection, the difference between education research and subject matter content, and the process to discontinue a source.