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Education: Educational Psychology

Find scholarly resources in education

Best Bet - Education Database - Great for finding Articles!

Tips for Finding the Best Articles

  • Use Quotation Marks to search phrases.
  • Use the advanced search option.  It has more options to help you find the information you need.
  • For a college paper, you will often be asked to provide scholarly or peer reviewed sources for your papers. Choose the type of publication you need, such as magazines, newspapers, or scholarly journals.
  • Be sure and use the tools to cite the articles in APA format. You can copy and paste these into your Refererences page.
  • Combine terms to narrow your results.
  • Use limiters as needed for dates, geographical information, etc.
  • Use the pdf version rather than the html if you want to see the page image with charts, graphs, images, etc.
  • If you do not see a View Now link, then we may not have access to the full text, but you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.


ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an internet-based digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. Note: Many of the articles found in ERIC are not full text.

What is an Annotated Bibliography?

An annotated bibliography is an organized list of citations  to sources, usually books or articles. Each citation is followed by a annotation which may include a summary, and evalution of the material and its relevance.

Be sure and find out what your instructor wants you to include in the annotation paragraphs. 

For an excellent overview, see the Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab.

Get Help With Annotated Bibliographies

These sites can help you prepare an annotated bibliography. Samples are included: