Purpose of this guide

This guide is designed to help provide you with subject support identifying the most useful resources for Education.


Getting Started using the Library

The best place to start searching for resources for your course is your online reading list and LibrarySearch.

For up to date debates and opinions the following media sources are recommended:

The Library also has access to a wide range of national and international newspapers.

Education Databases

The Library subscribes to a number of subject databases helping you to find academic books and journal articles on your chosen topic.

General databases such as Scopus, IBSS and Web of Science are also useful places to search as well as Google Scholar.

Research Methods

As well as subject resources the Library also subscribes to resources that can support you in your research. Sage Research Methods provides help with all stages of the research process from design to presenting results. The following websites also provide helpful resources:

Teaching Practice Resources

Alongside research support the Library also subscribes to Education in Video a collection of streaming videos for training and developing teachers.

Online Resources

As well as the resources that the library subscribes to there is a lot of useful freely available information available on the internet. To help navigate this the library has created a reading list with links to useful organisations and data sources.