PLUG-INs Information Literacy @ Fujariah Colleges. ERIC The Educational Resource Information Center. What is ERIC ?. The Educational Resource Information Center is an online digital library of education research and information.
PLUG-INs Information Literacy @ Fujariah Colleges
The Educational Resource
is an online digital library of education research and information.
The ERIC mission is to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.
Pull down the Resources menu and click Databases and e-Books
Directly from publisher
From EBSCO. Same search interface as other databases
Advantages of publisher website
Search by topic in the Thesaurus
Tells about new features
Because Search page is the same as other EBSCO databases, you don’t have to learn something new.
Advantages to EBSCO
Links to all full-text journals in other EBSCO collections licensed by HCT
Click : Advanced Search Tab
SU Descriptors- Subject Headings or Indexing Terms: results more specific
TX All Text-
Like KEYWORD, many results but not specific
Word appears in the abstract summary, more specific results than TX
Proper names or specific terms
Little words :
AND- fewer results
OR- more results
You can add other EBSCO Databases to your search
Try. If not enough results, untick. Your library may have the journal in print.
PEER REVIEWED Ask your teacher
For example, in last 5 years- in left box 2003 but nothing in box on right
Only Journal Articles or both =All
Dissertations & Theses
SU Descriptors- For more focused results than TX
English Second Language
What’s this list about ?
Click on any of these terms to add it to your search.
Notice differences : Pronunciation
Add it to a folder if you want to read it later
Full Text from ERIC to read the article.
Click : Folder has items
You can print, email,
Tick the articles you want
I’m a new user.
Now you can read the article again; you don’t have to print it.
And, you have a record
for your bibliography.
Another source of information is the Electronic Library.
This is a collection
of websites selected by
HCT teachers. Go to http://el.hct.ac.ae/
Click on Education
Read the description of the website and decide if it might be useful for you.
I hope this helps you find great articles for your education projects.
Ask your teacher or your friendly librarian if you have any questions.
HAPPY READING !