Education *: EDUE 726

Library Resources for the field of Education

EDUE 726

The resources on this page are useful to learn about navigating the USC Libraries and conducting literature reviews. They can be viewed in order or as individual sources based on your information need.

Questions can be sent to Alyssa at abrisset@usc.edu

#1 CONDUCTING A LITERATURE REVIEW

Literature reviews provide an overview of sources on a particular topic. The library's guide titled, Organizing Your Social Research Paperhas many useful sections on the various aspects of conducting and writing a literature review:

#2 VIRTUAL ORIENTATION TO USC LIBRARIES

While the USC Libraries' physical buildings remain closed, our library faculty and staff are up and running to support teaching, learning research, and creative practice. A Virtual Orientation to USC Libraries was developed to help students learn how to:

  • Access and utilize USC research libraries
  • Search and find the right collections and materials for you
  • Ask a Librarian for research help

#3 VIDEOS ON ACCESSING LITERATURE THROUGH USC LIBRARIES

The videos below cover topics that will help you find and access peer-reviewed articles and other sources through the USC Libraries. Click on a tab to view each video.

  1. ERIC and PsycINFO - This video covers two key databases for education.
  2. USC Libraries Search and Google Scholar - This video covers two multidisciplinary search engines useful when you're beginning your search.
  3. Customize Google Scholar - This video covers how to update your account settings to connect it to USC Libraries subscriptions; instructions can also be viewed bit.ly/gscholarinfo.
  4. Using Boolean Operators - This video covers using boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) to maximize your search.

#3 Videos on accessing literature through USC Libraries

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