Urban Education

Scholarly v. Popular

If you are looking at a research article or an empirical article, the article will most likely also have a Methods or Methodology section.

Using Google Scholar

Note: The Advanced Search mentioned in this video can now be found in a menu you can access using the icon in the top left corner that looks like 3 bars.

Using articles you've already found to locate additional resources

Finding Known Articles

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students (9.5 minutes)

Using the ERIC Thesaurus at ERIC.ed.gov

If you want to search for Subject words to use in your ERIC search, open a new tab on your browser and go to the ERIC Thesaurus on the ERIC.ed.gov site. You can then copy Subject terms to the ProQuest ERIC database to create searches. The thesaurus works better on the ERIC.ed.gov site, but ProQuest ERIC has more features and more full text.
Lucky us - we can use both!

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Education Librarian

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Kate Pittsley-Sousa
Contact:
EMU Library, Halle 100-E
734-487-2508
kate.pittsley@emich.edu
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