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Contact us if you would like advice on:

  • finding information for your assignments
  • choosing keywords and setting limits
  • choosing resources to search
  • assessing credibility of sources
  • compiling a search strategy for a literature review using systematic principles
  • using the bibliographic databases, e.g. SocINDEX
  • keeping notes of your sources (e.g. using reference management tools) and referencing your sources

Resources

Education Source: large collection of full-text journals covering all levels of education from early childhood to higher education

SocINDEX: full-text social sciences resources

Taylor and Francis Journals: full-text access to a wide number of journals and e-books in education, the social sciences and humanities

Web of Science: journal article and e-book citation indexing service that also provides full text links to other databases

Autism Data: free database from the National Autistic Society

Blended Online Learning and Distance Education (BOLDE) Research Bank: details of books, articles, reports and conference papers - from the Australian Council for Educational Research

Digital Education Repository Archive: archive of official documents relating to education, training, children and families

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center): details of US journal articles and documents (not full text)

Newsbank: full-text of around 9,000 local, national and international newspapers and magazines from 1996 onwards

Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection: full text of psychology, psychiatry and counselling journals

SAGE Journals Online: full-text journal articles in health sciences, social sciences, material sciences & engineering, and life and biomedical sciences

ScienceDirect: full-text journals and e-books on a range of subjects (free registration may be required)

SCRAN: searchable archive of Scotland's history and culture

Social Care Online: UK’s largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work

Times Educational Supplement: Educational materials, jobs, news and courses from and for the world’s best community of teachers and school leaders

Wiley Online Library: full-text articles covering accounting, business, economics, finance and law

Zetoc: Tables of contents for research journals (not full-text)

Last updated: 09/04/2018