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Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Links to resources in and out of the Library that support your teaching.

Faculty Services

Faculty and staff services: An array of services to make your research and instruction easier including: interlibrary loans, creating permalinks to electronic resources for your courses, and reserving materials.

Library instruction request form: Contact your librarian to request class visits (virtual or live), Librarians can also collaborate to create assignments related to library skills and resources, and create materials to support your assignments including handouts, videos, and Canvas modules.

Distance students: Great resources available for those who can't visit the library in-person.

Top Recommended Databases

Search for articles on teaching in your discipline.  Consider including college, university, undergraduates, instruction, or teaching in a keyword search to retrieve relevant results, for example: science AND undergraduates AND "service learning."

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC via EBSCO): Educational literature including journal articles, lesson plans, and conference papers, 1966 to the present.  Use ERIC to begin your literature review. Indexes 950 education journals.  Tip!  Combine ERIC with Education Research Complete: Click on ERIC and then "Choose Databases."  

Education Research Complete (via EBSCO): Cover-to-cover indexing for 2.200 journals in education; late 1800's to present.  Tip!  Combine ERIC with Education Research Complete: Click on ERIC and then "Choose Databases."  

PsycINFO (via EBSCO): Find articles from psychology, educational psychology, behavioral science, and mental health journals, 1900s-present. Abstracts & bibliographies provided.  Tip!  For educational psychology topics, combine PsycINFO with ERIC and Education Research Complete: Click on PsycINFO, then "Choose Databases."

Web of Science: Primary use is to follow a research topic or the work of a specific author. Scattered indexing, 1956-1991. Full indexing, 1992-present.  Tip!  Use the Cited Reference search to learn how often a work has been cited.