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Secondary Education

A guide to library resources related to research in Secondary Education

What is a database?

 Library databases are indexes that allow users to search for articles from various publications and/or periodicals (journals, newspapers, and magazines).

The information found in a database result consists of  3 parts: a citation, an abstract, and when it is available, the full-text of the article.

  • Citation- gives the publication information for the article or book chapter including author, title, periodical name, issue, date, and pages numbers.
  • Abstract -A brief summary of an article or book.
  • Full-text – a complete copy of the entire article.

Education Databases