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This guide highlights key resources and search strategies for higher education, or as Library of Congress calls it, Education, Higher.
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2014 URL: http://guides.library.sc.edu/highereducation Print Guide RSS Updates

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Education: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources Thomas Cooper Library Reference Dept, Z5811.B89 2000

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The tabs above will lead you to quality resources in Higher Education. There is content on the general Education LibGuide that is not replicated here. If you have any questions, comments or recommendations about this guide please let me know.

NEW  A short handout on searching the main education databases is now linked under the Find Article tab.  Besides searching, see the steps you'll take in order to actually find the articles, dissertations, books, and ERIC documents from your searches.

 

Marilee Birchfield marilee@sc.edu.

You may also be interested in two offices housed in Thomas Cooper Library. The Center for Teaching Excellence is in room 511 on level 5. The Student Success Center is on the Mezzanine Level.

 

Creating Searches

Constructing a Keyword Search

and both terms must be present

college attendance and success


or either term may be present

success or achievement


group terms joined by OR

(success or achievement) and student


* wildcard, finds characters beyond the root word (some databases have other symbols)

minorit* finds minority, minorities


Concentrate on searching with descriptors or subject terms. Look for them in a record or search for them if the database (such as ERIC) has a thesaurus.


Sometimes less is more. If you search has a lot of aspects to it, focus on a few of the most important concepts.

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