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EDU 1700 Introduction to Education: ERIC

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  • Format the citation-make sure to check the citation because there can be errors
  • Look for the full text-Sometimes the articles will be links to another database 
  • Notice of UT owns the print copy- (Copies in your library)
  • Get a copy via Interlibrary Loan-Average of 3 days to receive materials


ERIC 1966-Present

      The ERIC database is the worlds largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. The database covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers, and resource materials. Searching: same as above, no full text limit, Make sure to uncheck “Search Words in thesaurus” unless you want to see list of related terms to add to your search. (Can search ERIC in EBSCOhost also).

  ERIC Database

The ERIC database is available in many search environments.  Each should have the same data, but there will be differences in how each one searches, uses the thesaurus, or connects to full text.  The OSearch version is used in the slide presentation in this guide.

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