Answered By: Dena ten Pas
Last Updated: Feb 02, 2017     Views: 83

  1. Click on the following link to begin your search: Link.
  2. When the page loads, look in the top right corner and you should see 4 headers: Collections, Research, General Info, and Assistance.
  3. Put your mouse over "Research" and select "Research Guides."
  4. When the page loads, look under "Research Guides" and select "Education."
  5. When the next page loads, look in the top section and you should see different tabs that are in red. Please select "Databases."
  6. Your page will change slightly. Once it does, notice the search bar. Underneath that, it will say "Featured Databases."
  7. To complete a general search for a topic related to education, we would recommend using "Education Research Complete."
  8. Once in "Education Research Complete," notice the 3 search bars in the top left section.
  9. On the first line, type in your most important key words. Try to limit your search by using fewer than 4 words per line.
  10. Then click "Search" to see your results.
  11. When the results page loads, look on the left for "Refine your results," and make sure to click on "Full Text."
  12. If your sources need to be peer-reviewed, please select "scholarly (peer reviewed) journals."
  13. To view any of the sources, simply click on "PDF Full Text."