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Why Should You Use Journal Databases?
best source of academic or scholarly information for your assessments help you locate
peer reviewed articles Are
subject specific, so that you get more relevant results Have many options for
You can find the Library's databases on the
Journal Databases page.
Databases are grouped into subject areas. The
Education Studies Database List will be particularly useful for your study.
Have a look at the
Database Help Guide for tips on how to search a particular database.
AN EBSCO SEARCH EXAMPLE
Here is an example on a search in
Search Row 1: educat* OR school [AND]
Search Row 2: issue* OR problem* [AND]
Search Row 3: profession*
In this search I have used:
AND to narrow the results
OR to include synonyms
An asterisk* at the end of the word to allow all endings
Can you try a search in
EBSCOhost Education where you find three articles useful for your assignment?
limit to the last five years
change the term profession* to an area you are interested in; for example: technolog* or cultur*
Write down the details of articles. You will need these details later in this tutorial.