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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.

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plug ins information literacy @ fujariah colleges

PLUG-INs Information Literacy @ Fujariah Colleges

ERIC

The Educational Resource

Information Center

what is eric
What is ERIC ?
  • The Educational Resource Information Center

is an online digital library of education research and information.

  • It is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
  • It has more than 1,200,000 records.
  • It links to more than 100,000 full-text documents.
mission
MISSION

The ERIC mission is to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information.

kinds of documents
KINDS OF DOCUMENTS
  • Journal articles (600+ journals indexed)
  • Books
  • Research Summaries
  • Conference Papers
  • Technical Reports
  • Policy Papers
  • Other Education-Related Materials
record vs full text document
Record vs. Full-text Document
  • A record is a citation, or information about the document. For example, the title, the author, the name of the journal, the page numbers; 1,200,000 records in ERIC
  • Full-text means the document itself; 100,000 full-text documents in ERIC.
http library hct ac ae
http://library.hct.ac.ae

Pull down the Resources menu and click Databases and e-Books

eric eric via ebsco
ERIC / ERIC via EBSCO

Directly from publisher

From EBSCO. Same search interface as other databases

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Advantages of publisher website

Search by topic in the Thesaurus

Tells about new features

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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

advanced search
Advanced Search

Click : Advanced Search Tab

fields
FIELDS

SU Descriptors- Subject Headings or Indexing Terms: results more specific

TX All Text-

Like KEYWORD, many results but not specific

AB Abstract-

Word appears in the abstract summary, more specific results than TX

KW Identifiers-

Proper names or specific terms

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Little words :

AND- fewer results

OR- more results

NOT- specific

limiters
LIMITERS

FULL TEXT

Try. If not enough results, untick. Your library may have the journal in print.

PEER REVIEWED Ask your teacher

JOURNAL TITLE

more limiters
More LIMITERS

DATE

For example, in last 5 years- in left box 2003 but nothing in box on right

  • AVAILABILITY
  • Online, Microfiche,
  • Not available

ERIC Number

more limiters1
More LIMITERS

Only Documents

Only Journal Articles or both =All

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL

PUBLICATION TYPE

Computer programs

Dissertations & Theses

Classroom guides

Historical articles

Legal

Opinion

Speeches

Tests, Etc

even more limiters
Even more LIMITERS

Media Staff

Parents

Policymakers

Researchers

Students

Teachers

Etc

LANGUAGE

sample search
SAMPLE SEARCH

SU Descriptors- For more focused results than TX

Pronunciation AND

English Second Language

Full Text

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203 results

What’s this list about ?

subject headings main ideas in article
SUBJECT HEADINGS Main ideas in article

Click on any of these terms to add it to your search.

Notice differences : Pronunciation

Pronunciation Instruction

a great article
A Great Article !!

Add it to a folder if you want to read it later

Click :

Full Text from ERIC to read the article.

folder
FOLDER

Click : Folder has items

You can print, email,

save or

export

Tick the articles you want

save articles for future reference
Save articles for future reference

Click :

Sign In

Click :

I’m a new user.

create a new account
Create a new account

Now you can read the article again; you don’t have to print it.

And, you have a record

for your bibliography.

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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

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Click on

a Sub-topic.

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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 !

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