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Eric Lg Screen Tutorial

  1. 1. SEARCHING THE ERIC DATABASE Lamson Library Plymouth State University
  2. 2. What is ERIC? <ul><li>Education Resources Information Center </li></ul><ul><li>The most specialized and comprehensive database of research on all aspects of education at all levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes & abstracts over 600 specialized education journals, both professional and peer-reviewed. </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes & abstracts several hundred thousand ERIC Documents and Digests. </li></ul><ul><li>Many Full Text sources directly linked. </li></ul>
  3. 3. First Steps <ul><li>Start at the Lamson Library website </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Databases link at left. </li></ul><ul><li>Select ERIC from list of databases </li></ul><ul><li>Sample research topic: “I need to find articles on some aspect of reading in grades 1-3.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use the THESAURUS tab to identify the correct ERIC DESCRIPTORS (Subject Headings) related to reading to search under .
  5. 5. Use the THESAURUS again to find descriptor primary education, to represent grades 1-3. Add this term as a second descriptor
  6. 14. Document Delivery (ILL) <ul><li>Graduate students may request material through document delivery. </li></ul><ul><li>The service includes material that is owned by Lamson Library. </li></ul><ul><li>Articles will be mailed directly to the address provided in your request. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan ahead! It may take up to two weeks for delivery of material not owned by Lamson. </li></ul>
  7. 17. Ask a Librarian <ul><li>Reference Librarians are available to answer any other questions you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>Email us through the “Ask a Librarian” link on the library website </li></ul><ul><li>Call us at 535-2455. </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with us between 11 am and 3 pm daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Still need help? Email Anne Kulig at annek@plymouth.edu. </li></ul>

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