ERIC is the best education database for most education research topics. As a Western student, there are a few ways to access ERIC. Each one has slightly different features, but indexes the same sources.
Search Google Scholar for scholarly articles and books. You can see what item are in Western Libraries by setting Scholar Preference Library Links to Western Washington University.
The University of British Columbia provides links to Open Collections in the UBC Library and Digital Collections available in Canada, United States, and New Zealand. https://guides.library.ubc.ca/Indiglibrarianship/digitalcollections