Education - Finding Articles

For some assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough sources to work with.

Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals – perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This page lists key sources for Education:

Databases

the leading UK source for conference papers and other high quality documents on educational policy and practice

• Emerald 

The full-text of thousands of articles from more than 100 peer-reviewed journals published by Emerald. Subjects include health and safety, management, human resources, engineering, marketing and training.  For the most relevant results, use the advanced search and restrict to case studies or literature reviews.

Those doing education management will find this leading source of articles on training and management helpful. 

• ERIC 

the world’s leading source of articles on Education

• JSTOR 

An academic journal archive containing thousands of articles on a wide range of subjects. You will need to search other databases to find the most recent years.

• Social Care Online not in Discovery 

The UK’s largest database of information on social work and social care

• SocINDEX 

A key source for tracking down articles across the social sciences. This database is available on the EBSCO platform allowing you to search this database alongside others within Discovery.

Journals

A highly regarded, peer-reviewed journal publishing wide-ranging educational research from across the world. Each year this is the most heavily accessed education journal here in Portsmouth

Peer-reviewed articles covering psychological research that makes a significant contribution to the understanding and practice of education. Observations of classroom behaviours, interviews, and surveys are all included.

Peer-reviewed, scholarly, research-based articles including discussions of educational policy and educational issues that draw on the findings of research. You will also find articles that review policy developments outside the UK.

A peer-reviewed, international, research journal including articles from researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to 8) and their families.

Peer-reviewed articles covering research and analysing practice relating to children between the ages of 3-13, both in the UK and internationally. The articles aim to help develop policy and practice in primary education and assist practitioners by providing helpful and stimulating ways of viewing what they do, or might do

A peer-reviewed, international, research journal including articles from researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to 8) and their families.

A peer-reviewed journal applying theory and research within the professional community. This journal has particular relevance to policymakers and practitioners working in fields related to early childhood.

A highly regarded, international, peer-reviewed journal which focuses on young people within a range of contexts, such as education, the labour market and the family, and highlights key research themes such as the construction of identity, the use of leisure time, involvement in crime, consumption and political behaviour.

A highly regarded, peer-reviewed journal which covers many aspects of education and often has special themed issues.

Your Subject Team

Anne Worden

Faculty Librarian

Email: Anne.Worden@port.ac.uk

Phone: (023) 9284 3243

Sharon Bittner

Assistant Faculty Librarian

Email: sharon.bittner@port.ac.uk

Phone: (023) 9284 3234

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