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Education: Home

Resources for K12 and Higher Education.


Hello! Welcome to the Education research guide at the UT Tyler Library.

This guide is designed to inform you about resources for your studies in all aspects of Education and Educational Leadership. 


Library Hours

Fall & Spring
Mo - Th   7:30am - 2:00am
Fr   7:30am - 5pm
Sa   9:00am - 6pm
Su   1:00pm - 2:00am
Mo - Th   7:30am - 10:00pm
Fr   7:30am - 5:00 pm
Sa   9:00am - 6:00pm
Su   1:00pm - 10:00pm
Special or holiday hours.

Quick Guide Rundown

Here is some of what you'll find in this guide:

Databases - links to scholarly literature databases such as Education Source, ERIC, Professional Development Collection, and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Books - links to find books & other monographic works, both in the Muntz Library and beyond.

Web Resources - links to center, professional associations, and projects dealing with Education, as well as collections of lesson plans.

Government Resources - links to federal and TEA resources.

Citation Guides - examples of APA citations, plus links to creating an APA research paper and Zotero, a free citation manager.

Developmental Milestones - what children should be able to do from prenatal to adolescence.

Need Help? - contact information, troubleshooting off-campus access issues, details on interlibrary loan, and information on the Writing Center.

Library Research Tutorials

Here are a few tutorials specific to the UT Tyler Library and its resources.  Although the examples used are all from the field of reading, the basic concepts should be applicable to any type of library research in Education.  If you have any additional questions, please email me, or if you need a more immediate response, please call the reference desk at 903 566-7343 or chat via the link on the main page of the library.  At the bottom right of the homepage see the box "Chat is online."

Getting Started:

     Introduction to the Library Webpage (2017)

Finding Scholarly Articles and Books:

     Using SwoopSearch Effectively (2017)

Particular Databases:

     SAGE Database for Education (2017)

     ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global for Education (2017)

     Searching Education Source, ERIC, and Professional Development Collection (2017)

     Using WorldCat for Education Research (2017)

Tracking down Journals:

     Find a Particular Article Online (2017)

Resources beyond the Muntz Library:

     How to Use Interlibrary Loan at the UT Tyler Library (2017)

Citation Guide--APA:

     Research Guide for Citing with APA


     What is Plagiarism?  How to Avoid it (University of Texas at Austin)

Citation Managers--EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley:

     Research Guide for Citation Managers

Researching After You Graduate:

Using Public Sources for Educational Research:  Google Scholar, Google Books,,

Welcome to the Education LibGuide

For a quick start, begin with these four resources:

1.  For books that you can check out or read online today, go to the Library Catalog.

2.  For books that the UT Tyler Library does not own, go to WorldCat, search for a book, and then click on Request from Another Library.

3.  For scholarly articles, go to Education Source.  This link will actually allow you to choose three education databases (Education Source, ERIC, and Professional Development Collection, and then search them all at the same time.

4.  For dissertations and theses, go to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.




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