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The ERIC database includes two types of resources:
- EJ (ERIC Journal) = Includes articles from peer reviewed journals and professional magazines.
- ED (ERIC Documents) = Includes research reports, conference papers, handbooks, and other sources other than journal articles. Quality may vary.
Databases From Other Disciplines:
Psychology and behavioral science journals, books, conference papers, and more. Some full text. 1887-
Religion & Philosophy Collection
Theology and philosophical studies journals, books, and book chapters. Some full text. 1975-
Sport, fitness, and physical education journal articles and books. Some full text. 1800-
Use the asterisk ( * ) to look for multiple spellings or variations of a word:
educat* finds educate, educating, education
Use quotation marks ( " " ) to search for 2 or more words as an exact phrase:
Advanced Searching for Education Research
This tutorial presents advanced strategies for searching the ERIC database for education research, including identifying relevant search terms, accessing full text, and saving citations.
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