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A guide to library resources for education research

Starting Your Research

If you are new to conducting research:
Consider reviewing the Starting Your Research tutorial to learn the phases and processes of doing research.

For general library information: New to Using the Library

Start your Education research with these key resources:

What is Educational Research?

The breadth of education topics and research is vast, and can flood into fields outside of education, such as psychology, child development, social work, and more.  Other suggested subject guides are available on the right hand side of this page.  

To begin thinking about how to design educational research, a member of the Education and Learning Consortium in the UK describes an approach to beginning educational research:


Find your textbook and other course materials by searching in the Course Readings list using your professor's last name or course name.

Social Sciences Librarian

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Mary Martin
Research, Teaching, & User Services - The Claremont Colleges Library
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