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Resources for School of Education

Get organized with a concept map

Completing a concept map with a research topic will help more efficiently search library databases.

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Suggested databases

Lavery Library offers access to over 150 different academic research databases.

The databases listed below are Stacia's top recommendations for education-related research topics:

  • Education Source
  • ProQuest Education
  • Taylor & Francis
  • ScienceDirect

Publication types: Scholarly, Trade, Popular

Identifying differences between scholarly, trade, and popular publications helps to select the proper resources for research.

Most, if not all, of the sources in your Family Project's literature review will be scholarly and peer-reviewed.

Chart of Publication Types

Chart describing characteristics of each publication type: scholarly, trade, popular. An accessible version is below as a Word document file.

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