To: COE Graduate Students
FROM: Judy Nixon, Education Librarian
DATE: August, 2016
RE: Things I would like tell you today:
(Click on the links below for more information about each topic.)
1. Your first stop is a Library Guide for Graduate Students. Lots of information here about researching.
2. Judy Nixon is your librarian.
3. Education books are at the Humanities, Social Science & Education Library, called HSSE, in Stewart Center. The E in HSSE stands for Education. Watch a tour of HSSE in an upcoming "Two Minute Tip."
4. Start your research at Purdue Libraries home page: www.lib.purdue.edu .
a. To see if we own a book in print or electronic format, click on the “Books & Media” tab.
b. Most of our journals are in electronic format. To find a specific journal click on “Online Journals” link.
c. The most important databases in education are Education Source and ERIC. Click on the “Databases” link.
Here are direct links
5. Watch your email for quick tutorials I write, called “Two Minute Tips”, available at http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/two_minute_tips
6. Need quick help? Use our “Ask a Librarian” service to chat or email a librarian. Go to http://purl.lib.purdue.edu/web/askalib or look for this link:
7. Need to renew a book, or ask Interlibrary Loan to get a book or article that Purdue doesn’t own, click on the “SERVICE” tab.
8. EndNote Basic helps you to organize your research material, including journal articles, into your own online database. Want to learn how to use EndNote Basic and sign up for an account; go to http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/EndNoteBasic .
EndNote Basic helps you to organize your research material, including journal articles, into your own online mini database. It is FREE and is a companion to the desktop EndNote. EndNote Basic Features:
9. Need help finding education related resources?