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Education: guide to libraries and resources: Articles

Subjects: Education

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If you already have the reference for an article, use SOLO's 'Articles & More' search. This is useful to check a partial reference, or find an article you know exists.

If the article you want does not appear email us education.library@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further assistance.

Finding conference papers and proceedings

  • Papers First, for listings of conference papers received by the British Library. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

  • Proceedings First, for listings of conference proceedings including lists of the papers presented at each conference. As above, covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre

  • Education databases, such as ERIC and the British Education Index, also include some conference papers.

  • Web of Science includes conference proceedings for social sciences & humanities from 1990 to present

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Key databases for finding articles on your topic (education)

  • British Education Index, for the most comprehensive listing of UK material on education

  • ERIC, the world's largest education database, for US and international material on education

  • Education Abstracts, another great source of material on education

Key databases for finding articles on your topic (languages / linguistics)

Broader databases for finding literature on your topic

  • SCOPUS, covering social sciences and sciences, good for some educational topics, handy for citation tracing

  • Web of Science, covering social sciences and sciences, good for some educational topics, handy for citation tracing

  • PsycINFO, for all aspects of psychology, including educational and developmental psychology

  • Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA), for social science journals about education, social services & healthcare

  • Sociological Abstracts, for material on all aspects of the sociology of education, including educational policy