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Education: EDCI 541

This is a guide for doing research in education.


Basic Library Information and Important Links

 Quick notes:

1.   Education books are at the Humanities, Social Science & Education Library, called HSSE, in Stewart Center.  The E in HSSE stands for Education.  Here is a tutorial which is a tour of the HSSE Library.  Tour of HSSE

2.  Purdue Libraries home page is  

       Here is a link to a tutorial on using the home page:  Home Page Tutorial

3.  To see if we own a book in print or electronic format, click on the "Books & Media" tab. 

5.   85+% of our education journals are in electronic format.   To find a specific journal online click on "Online Journals" link.  Print journals are located in the Periodicals area of HSSE Library.  Enter from HSSE 1st floor – northeast corner. 

       See map:   

6.  I recommend using specific databases, rather than the “Search All” tab.  The most important databases in education are Education Source and ERIC.   Or click on the icon for “Databases”and scan list. 


8.       Need quick help?  Use our “Ask a Librarian” service to chat or email a librarian.  Go to  or look for this link:                                                                 


9.     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.   


Need help finding education related resources? 

Go to URL:  Here is what the page looks like.  Under each tab are hints, tutorials and links.



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Wei Zakharov
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Quick Links

Important links:

·     Education Librarian, Judy Nixon:

·     Education Subject Guide:

·     Endnote Basic  Guide: 

·     Tutorial for Education Students:

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