Although these will not really search everything, these tools will search for many books, articles, and more all with one search:
In addition to the Education specific databases, the following cover multiple disciplines including Education:
General Statistics (including Education)
Most library databases come with descriptions and tips for searching.
The descriptions can give you an idea of the topics, formats, and date ranges covered in that database. This information can often be found by clicking on the i or About button. For the EBSCO databases, you can use this link. ProQuest databases include this information on the Basic Search pages.
Search Tips can usually be accessed by clicking on ?, Help, or Search Tips.
To find out if Butler Libraries has a specific journal, go to the Journals A-Z list and search for the title.
Ulrichsweb can help you to find out more information on a specific journal.
Examples of online journals relating to education research:
Other journals also contain reports of research. Some discipline specific examples include:
Education and Urban Society, Bilingual Research Journal, Modern Language Journal, Journal of Literacy Research, Literacy Research and Instruction, TESOL Quarterly, Reading Research Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, Journal of Research in Reading, Research in Science & Technological Education, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Visual Arts Research, Music Education Research, and Journal of Research in Music Education.
Don't give up if you don't see an icon for the full text!
Click on the Find Full Text button to see if the library does have full text access to the item or if it is freely available. (example)
Occasionally, this linker does not work correctly. It can be worth a try to go through Journals A-Z to check. Please let me know if it looks as though we should have access, but you are unable to access an item.
Please remember that you can use InterLibrary Loan to get articles in a few days (or books in about a week).
Be sure to use persistent links if you decide to save or email links to articles you found in the results list of a database search. Many times, the URL you see at the top of the page includes session information from your search session and the link will not work after you have closed that session.
In addition to using persistent links, if you note the citation information you can insure that you will be able to find the item again.