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For recommendations beyond the core resources listed on this page, use the Finding Background Information, Finding Articles, Finding Books, Finding Data & Statistics, Finding Lesson Plans, and Citations tabs across the top.

Core Resources for Finding Articles and Books

  • ERIC
    Premier database of scholarly and professional journals, books, documents, and more in education and related areas. Some full text is linked directly in the database; otherwise, use the Check for Full Text buttons to check for full text online or in the library.
  • Encompass Search
    Encompass Search finds information by searching through a massive collection of books and scholarly journals, as well as newspapers and magazines, dissertations, conference proceedings, music, video, maps, and more.

Core Resources for Finding Background Information

  • Credo Reference
    Hundreds of dictionaries, encyclopedias, fact books, guides, companions and more from respected publishers across dozens of major subject areas, including many notable titles for education. Full text is linked directly in the database.
  • Encyclopedia of Education
    Location: Main Collection (Ref.) 370.3 E56o vol. 1-8 (Level B)
    In-depth entries on a variety of education-related topics.
  • Encyclopedia of American Education
    Location: Main Collection (Ref.) 370.97303 U58e vol. 1-3 (Level B)
    In-depth entries on a variety of education-related topics.
  • World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide
    Location: Main Collection (Ref.) 370.3 W927e vol. 1-3 (Level B)
    In-depth entries on a variety of education-related topics.

Core Citation Resources

APA Style is often preferred for education, but check with your professor for style requirements and recommendations to be sure.

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)
    Location: Ready Reference 808.06615 P976m 2010 (Level A)
    The authoritative and complete manual for APA Style.
  • Citation Guides (Muhlenberg College)
    Examples of citation formatting in APA, Chicago, and MLA styles.
  • Zotero
    "Free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources." Download instructions and help available on the site.

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