Research Subject Guide: Education

Databases: Search for Articles 

Logins and passwords for databases are available on your MyCampus course page.

American National Biography (ANB)
Offers in-depth portraits of more than 17,400 men and women who have shaped American history. Articles are based on chronology; all subjects are deceased.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The encyclopedia offers more than 73,000 articles and is considered one of the most complete and accurate information sources in the world.

Education Research Complete: EBSCOhost
Education Research Complete is the most authoritative online resource for education research and offers full text for over 1300 journals.

ERIC: EBSCOhost
The ERIC education database contains links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

ERIC
ERIC interface provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

Primary Search: EBSCOhost
This database is designed specifically for elementary school teachers and contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

PsychInfo: EBSCOhost
PsychInfo is the world's largest resource devoted to literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

Wiley Online Library
Considered one of the world's premier resources for study, teaching, and advanced research, the database offers scholarly materials in full-text format from 1997 to the present. Select "Education" from the main page to browse this subject collection.


Education: Other Resources from Busse Library

Busse Journals A-Z: Education
Main subject directory. To view a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions, select area of emphasis. Then select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Early Childhood and Primary Education
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Educational Research
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Higher Education
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Secondary Education
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Special Education and Rehabilitation
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Early Childhood Education: Desktop Reference

Education Library: Desktop Reference

Teaching and Technology: Desktop Reference

 

Credo Reference Titles:  Selected Titles in Education
To see all titles, select "Find a Book" and then "Social Sciences" from the subject roster.

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development

Encyclopedia of Special Education

Gender and Education: An Encyclopedia

Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care

Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia

The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.

 

Style and Citation Guides

APA Style 2011 -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 6th edition, 2010)

Model Paper, Mount Mercy University -- PDF sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list 

In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations

Running Head Steps -- procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 2007 or Office 2010 

Mount Mercy University's
Education Library Liaison is:

Marilyn Murphy

mmurphy@mtmercy.edu