Researching the Literature of Education
When doing a literature search on an Education topic, keep these three principles in mind:
1. Start your research early. The Goucher Library has a very good collection of books, electronic databases and journals to support research on Education. If your research retrieves books and articles that Goucher doesn't have, you can get these materials through interlibrary loan; however, interlibrary loan materials can take a week or two to arrive.
2. Use the various tabs at the top of this page to help guide your search for articles, books, test reviews, statistics and so forth. See the smaller boxes to the left and right on some pages for useful nuggets of information.
3. Don't hesitate to ask for help.
a. You can call the reference desk in the library at 410-337-6212 anytime during desk hours without an appointment. Click here for research help desk hours.
b. You can also ask a quick question or request a more in-depth and individualized research consultation by sending an email to Margie Simon, the Graduate Education Librarian.
Goucher Email Options
Check your Goucher email regularly for interlibrary loan articles and other important information.
If you are a student with an @mail.goucher.edu email address, forwarding is setup through the mail.goucher.edu web interface. Simply login to http://mail.goucher.edu, click Settings and then Forwarding and POP/IMAP. You will be able to set up your forwarding address on that page. If you do not have a @mail.goucher.edu email address, please contact Margie Simon at email@example.com.
ProQuest RefWorks enables you to collect, manage and organize research papers and documents. You can read annotate, organize, and cite your research as well as collaborate with friends and colleagues by sharing collections. If you are a new user, please CLICK HERE, using your Goucher email to create your login.
Goucher Library maintains a site license to RefWorks so it is free to all Goucher students, faculty, and staff. It is even available to you after you graduate!
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