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Education: Databases

Starting points for research

Databases are useful resources to search for good quality subject-specific research and find journal articles on a topic. . Here are some useful subject databases. Unless otherwise specified, you will need your Single Sign On username and password (the same as for Blackboard, MyDMU and email) to access them within and outside the university.

Further research

These are some more databases that you may find useful in your research. Some have broad coverage of the social sciences, whereas others focus on specific topics relevant to Education. Further information on coverage is provided with each database.

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Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education

A comprehensive work, arranged alphabetically, covering entries from definitions of key educational concepts and terms to biographies of key educators and specially written overviews of major educational topics.

Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA)

About DERA

Digital Education Repository Archive (DERA) is a digital archive of documents published electronically by government and other relevant bodies in the areas of education, training, children and families. It is maintained by the Institute of Education, a respected research and teaching organisation, which is a graduate college of the University of London.