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Education: Databases


What is a Database?

Databases are the best way of finding peer-reviewed articles, scholarly books, conferences, theses and other information on your topic. Some databases enable you to search across disciplines while others are tailored to help researchers in your specific subject. 

Use our database list to explore databases for your subject or to find databases by material type. 

Key Databases for Education

Have a look at the databases for Education.  Here are some key databases:

  • Education Research Complete is the major database for education related research.
  • British Education Index provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK
  • Scopus a multidisciplinary database. Good for research questions that cut across different disciplines.

Alternatively, use our full database list to explore databases by subject or material type.

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Finding the Literature to Support Research in Education

Finding the Literature to Support Educational Research

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