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Education: Best Databases



This guide lists some of the best resources for getting started with research in education, human development, and counseling.

UNR Knowledge Center

Use these tips for searching the databases:

  • Enter multiple search terms in the boxes at the top.
  • Check the box for Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals when searching for top-quality research.
  • Use the date slider to limit to the most recent materials.
  • Click on the Find It button to access an article PDF if none is available.
  • After clicking on an article title, click on the Cite button to see the APA citation or click on Email to email yourself the PDF (if available) or the article summary.

Use the handouts below to see tips for searching the ERIC and PyscINFO databases.


Best Resources for Finding Research

You can search any of these databases individually or search all 5 databases at the same time by using the Education Research Plus box below (use the word AND to separate your search terms).

Education Research Plus
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