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An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of education, broadly defined.

Specialized Guides

The items contained in this guide are often broad in scope, and can be used with more content-specific materials presented in the following associated guides:

Educational Leadership


Education and Instructional Technology

International and Comparative Education

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    Doing Education Research at NYU

    This guide is meant to give an overview of materials and resources available at the NYU library for researchers in Education. There are other guides to more specific areas listed to the left as well.

    Use the tabs above to find useful resources for finding articles, background information, and more.


    Ready to jump in? Here are the top 5 things to know about starting your research in Education

    Article literature is expansively indexed by the two main databases in the education field, ERIC and Education Source. Search them simultaneously by going to Education Source with ERIC

    Get background information by using the classic subject encyclopedia in the field, The Encyclopedia of Education or the new Oxford Bibliographies in Education database

    Statistical information is often central to educational research. Visit the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to find data on all facets of education

    Managing all the materials you find is a key to success. Use a tool like RefWorks to save, organize and output all those citations.

    Ask me when you get stuck! I'm here to help you with your research needs, just use one of the contact modes to the right to get help