Would you like to know 4 quick tricks that work in most databases for key word searching? Find out how by viewing and listening to this 10 minute tutorial, which covers:
Wondering where to find education related resources?
The Purdue Libraries has over 600 databases and the HSSE Library subscribes to nearly 1,000 journals and has over 600,000 books. How do you sort through all of this to find the information you need?
This subject guide does just that. It organizes databases, webpages and other resources; click on the tab for the type of resource you need, then choose from a brief list.
CLICK the links below to start the Tutorial or to see the Education Subject Guide.
The Libraries Home Page is your link to all the resources the Libraries purchase: databases, books, e-books, e-journals, etc.; along with Libraries' services such as Interlibrary Loan, Ask a Librarian, etc.
This Two Minute Tip demonstrates searching using the Libraries Web page and search engine. The goal of the “Search All” link is to be a quick, one-stop search of all the libraries holdings. Click on this link for a 3 1/2 minute overview…
Would you like to be able to search the ERIC database using the search function inside of EndNote? This short tutorial (2 1/2 minutes) shows you how to set this up.
Do you need to find review articles or do a lit review?
This tutorial explains the difference between review articles and research articles and gives a quick example on how to find literature reviews using PsycINFO.
Need more help? Click on the Adelphi University link to see a much longer and more detailed tutorial.
Use this database to identify associations or organizations by topic. See their address, URL, membership size, list of publications, awards given, time of meetings, etc.
Are you looking for an electronic version of a COE dissertation?
This TWO MINUTE TIP shows how to use Dissertations & Theses database to find Purdue's full text dissertations.
The Purdue Libraries also archives these dissertations at Purdue e-pubs (see link below). You can search e-pubs by year and author's name.
Education Source is a subscription database which indexes more journals than ERIC or Education Full Text databases. It is an enlargement of Education Full Text, so searching both databases normally would not increase the number of articles found.
Would you like to link directly to the full text articles using Google Scholar? There are two ways of doing this: