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Education Research: Tools & Techniques

Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Handbooks

These sources are a great place to get an authoritative overview and a short list of key books and journal articles on a topic as well as the names of important researchers in the field. Reading these kinds of articles will help you focus and narrow your topic, if you are working on a research project.

More Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Handbooks

Databases of Encyclopedia Articles

The three databases below are actually comprised of articles from a very wide mix of encyclopedias. Think academic versions of Wikipedia!