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Education Research: How do I find articles?

Guide for those researching in the Education field.

Find articles in a database

Tips for using PsycINFO

An advanced search in PsycINFO can help you limit your results, for example:

Classification codes are used for Educational Psychology: (find more codes)

3500 Educational Psychology 
3510 Educational Administration & Personnel 
3530 Curriculum & Programs & Teaching Methods 
3550 Academic Learning & Achievement 
3560 Classroom Dynamics & Student Adjustment & Attitudes 
3570 Special & Remedial Education 
3575 Gifted & Talented 
3580 Educational/Vocational Counseling & Student Services 

Methodology choices (among others) include:

Brain Imagaing
Clinical Case Study
Empirical Study

Find more information about the PsycINFO database

Good for literature reviews:

♦ Educational Researcher AERA journal, issues of educational research

Research in Higher Education Studies on administration and faculty, C&I, assessment, recruitment, academic performance 

♦ Review of Educational Research AERA Journal, reviews topics in education

You can also do an advanced search in Google Scholar and paste a copy of the journal name in the box "Returned articles published in"

Try Google Scholar:

Off campus?  Set Google Scholar to link to FIND IT! at UWM:
   From the Google Scholar home page
   Click on the "Settings" gear on the top of the page
   Select “Library Links” from the left column
   Enter “University of Wisconsin Milwaukee” in search box
   Check the "UWM" and “Open WorldCat” boxes that appear
Then search - when you find a good article - 
Click on the Find It! (UWM Libraries) link - not the title 

To show links to import into RefWorks:
From the Google Scholar home page
   Click on the "Settings" gear on the top of the page 
   Select "Search Results" from the left column
   Select "Show links to import into" radio button and select RefWorks

Use Chrome as your browser

Search PDFs  ---  control f

Search a web site  ---  site:URL keyword