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Using Education Research Complete: Keyword Searching in Education Research Complete

Using Education Research Complete

Keyword Terms

picture of Education Research Complete screen showing kindergarten AND "social skills"

The default search in Education Research Complete is a keyword search. You can search for any terms you wish. The terms you search for will make all the difference in the number of results you get and how satisfied you are with those results.  Putting phrases like "social skills" in quotation marks will search for those two words in exactly that order.  

Education Full Text Limit to Scholarly You can limit your results to articles published in academic research journals by using the Scholalry (Peer Reviewed) Journals limiter. 




Education Full Text Article CitationIf your keyword search doesn't find any articles, try using other search terms. If your search does find articles, it's time to slow down and look at the results.  Remember this is not a Google search; the contents of Education Research Complete are articles that are rarely available online for free.

The blue text is the title of the article. Principal is the name of the magazine. Additional citation information such as the date, volume issue and page number are also given.  The PDF Full Text icon indicates that this complete article is available here.  If a citation doesn't include a PDF or HTML icon, click on the Check for full text at Chemeketa link. This will try to find the full text article in a different article database. 

Education Full Text print, email and save optionsFull text articles and citations can be printed, emailed. or saved.  You can use any email address you want; it does not have to be your Chemeketa email address.  

The Cite icon will display a citation for the article in APA, MLA and several other styles. Always check to be sure the citation is complete and accurate.  Citation builders make mistakes.  For more information about citing sources, go to the APA Citations Guide or MLA Citations Guide

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