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Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (ELPS)

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Lisa Cheby
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Advanced Database Tips

Search within a subject database

  1. i.e. EBSCO Education Research Complete OR ProQuest ERIC 

  2. Good for in-depth scholarly works on narrow topic

 

 

Search multiple subject databases at once

  1. Clicking "Choose Databases" within a subject database.  

  2. Select databases you want and click OK

 

Use limiters to limit by date, publication, peer reviewed, etc. 

 

Use Advanced Search Option to separate and clarify search terms & keywords

 

  1. Set Preferences to Autocomplete search suggestions On.   

  2. .Database with suggests alternative keywords, synonyms as you type. Select one and click to fill in search box.

Searching Databases: Examples Using Education Topics

This step-by-step PDF handout EBSCO Databases Education Topics includes screenshots and specific examples of search terms, search limiters, database features, etc. 

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