Education research is often complex. You are required to understand and access a range of different sources. These include books, academic journal articles (published research), syllabus documents, curriculum resources, research reports from educational organisations and government departments aswell as statistical data & social statistics.
Navigate through the pages of this guide by using the navigation pane on the left.
Orient yourself to the literature by using specialist dictionaries and encyclopedias for education:
Oxford English dictionary - online access to the 20 Volume work
Oxford reference online premium a range of specialist Oxford dictionaries (bilingual, subject specific,quotations)
International encyclopedia of education (Elsevier) - online access
Books and other resources on your topic can be located by searching your key words or phrases in Library search, select the Material type (e.g. Books) to focus your search. Look at the subject field of the library record for links to more books on the topic. If the title you want is unavailable or at an off-campus location click on 'Request options'.
Login to Advanced Search using your Uni-key and password to access our full range of eBooks, search for the book by title or keyword/s select Material Type BOOKS
The Library's eBooks come in a variety of formats, some display chapters that can be viewed in HTML format or PDF files that can be saved to your computer; or download the whole book.
Our eBooks are accessible 24/7 from anywhere for staff and currently enrolled students. For more information about eBooks including troubleshooting, see the Library's eBook Help Guide.
Selected eBook collections freely available on the web are listed below: