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Education: Search the literature

Find recommended readings


Identify additional readings

To identify additional readings, use one or more of the library databases that I recommend on this page.  To explore the full range of databases that the Library makes available to you, use the A-Z List of Library Databases.

Find journal articles: recommended library databases

I regard the library databases listed here as key resources for the subject of education.  These EBSCOhost databases act as indexes to many thousands of journals and some include other sources, such as books and conference papers.

Find journal articles: other useful library databases

These library databases index journals from across a range of subjects, so you may find them useful if your research spans a number of disciplines.

Find books and book chapters

Have you tried the library catalogue?  I recommend it as your starting point for books, as well as reviews of books.  Alternatively, why not get some ideas from one of the Oxford Bibliographies Online?  In each commentary by an academic expert about current scholarship, you will find recommendations for the best readings available in each discipline, including books, chapters and websites.

Keep up-to-date: new books in the collection

I welcome your suggestions for new books to support your research, whether you are on campus or at a distance: email your recommendation to  Let us work together to ensure that the Education book collection continues to develop and reflect the Department’s activities.

Did you know that you can create a catalogue alert for new library materials that match your research topic?  Just sign in to the library catalogue, run a search, select Save query and then go to My Favorites to set an alert for your saved search.

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