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Handbooks for Education Topics

July 6th, 2022

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Are you looking for a good, recent overview of practice in a certain subfield of education? Handbooks are often a great place to start!  Here are some digital texts available through BU Libraries. eBooks There are many more than this available in BU... Read the rest of this entry »

Pickering Library Celebrates Pride Month

June 6th, 2022

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June is Pride Month! It’s a time when Boston and many other cities around the country hold pride parades to celebrate LGBTQIA+ experiences. June 28th marks an anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City, which led to the first pride marches around the country to mobilize gay rights... Read the rest of this entry »

eJournal Spotlight: Bilingual Research Journal

May 26th, 2022

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Boston University Libraries offers current issue access to the Bilingual Research Journal (a journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education). This key peer-reviewed serial is published by Routledge and is indexed in many databases such as ERIC and Education Full Text. Our subscription provides access to current issues and issues going... Read the rest of this entry »

Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading

May 12th, 2022

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This eBook is available to the BU community through the ProQuest eBook Central platform. This massive work of scholarship with more than 50 contributing authors is organized into 27 chapters. With chapters on reading fluency, classroom influences, and higher order thinking in comprehension, the content is a useful summary of research... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured Resource: The Condition of Education

April 7th, 2022

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The Condition of Education report is released annually by the National Center for Education Statistics.  Its indicators help to document recent trends and developments in American education, including: Family Characteristics Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Education Postsecondary Education Population Characteristics and Economic Outcomes International Comparisons School Crime and Safety. For other similar... Read the rest of this entry »

How do I get a copy of a dissertation?

March 25th, 2022

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The BU Libraries maintains a subscription to the premier dissertations and theses database: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Dissertations written in the United States from 1997 to the present are usually available in full text, PDF version in this database. For older dissertations, abstracts are available in this database, and physical copies are... Read the rest of this entry »

eJournal Spotlight: Journal of Higher Education

March 9th, 2022

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Featuring "the highest quality empirical, theoretically grounded work addressing the main functions of higher education and the dynamic role of the university in society", this peer-reviewed source has been in publication since volume 1 in 1930. The current issues of the Journal of Higher Education are now digitally available to the... Read the rest of this entry »

Unsure where to start in the library? Check out our guides

February 17th, 2022

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Unsure where to start your research? Have you checked out the education research guides available from the Pickering Library team? We have produced guides on a broad spectrum of topics within education, including: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Education, Educational and Psychological Tests and Measures, Language Education, Science Education, and Children’s... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome back to Pickering Library!

January 21st, 2022

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To all our new and returning students, Welcome! to the Pickering Educational Resources Library. We have a wonderful set of resources, services, and amenities available to you both online and in-person, and we encourage you to stop by and check it out. Here is a link to our detailed hours. Whether you need a... Read the rest of this entry »

Featured eBook: Wiley Handbook of Social Studies Research

January 4th, 2022

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The Wiley Handbook of Social Studies Research presents outstanding contributions that reflect a wide range of issues in social studies research. Twenty four chapters are gathered into these three sections: Foundations of Social Studies Research, Frameworks Guiding Social Studies Research, and Teaching and Learning Social Studies. Did you know we provide... Read the rest of this entry »