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This guide is designed to help you access relevant Library resources for higher education. Use the tabs (above) to navigate your way around the guide, or use the Quick Access to link below
If you have any problems using this guide, or accessing the resources highlighted, please contact your Librarian, Judy Fisher.
Looking for Academic Literature?
Below are the four best places to start searching for academic literature on your topic. Explore the tabs along the top for even more options.
Academic Search Complete (via EBSCOhost)
Provides indexing and abstracting for more than 10,000 journals, with full-text coverage for more than 6.000 titles. Covers a wide range of areas of academic study from the sciences to the arts.
Education Database (ProQuest)
Provides access to educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full-text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.
Education Research Complete (via EBSCOhost)
A bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research relating to all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Topics include curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
A database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
A multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature and web sources. Over 16,500 peer-reviewed titles from more than 4,000 publishers. Includes some full text links. Access Scopus Tutorials online.
Library Search | Ketu
Library Search | Ketu provides fast, simple, one-step searching across the University of Otago Library's resources. It is designed to make it quick and easy to begin researching a topic. It is not a replacement for the detailed and precise search tools available from individual subject specific databases.