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CIED 500 - Research in Education: Finding Articles

Using the library for research for literature reviews and an action research plan.

Think Like a Database!

Subjects -- Words the DATABASE uses to describe topic (check the database's Thesaurus)

Keywords -- Words YOU use to describe topic

Limiters -- Databases have special fields important to a particular field:

      In History: Dates and eras
      In Education: Schools (elementary school, primary school, higher education)     
      In Psychology: Age groups, methodology
      In Chemistry: Formulas
      In Business: Industry codes

LibrarySearch - Audio search

Recommended Databases


Follow the "Get It" buttons within any of our databases to see if we have the full text version of your item.

This feature checks all of our subscriptions and will list whether we have a print or electronic copy, providing links where available. (if not, use our interlibrary loan options: chances are we can get it for you fairly quickly.)