- Instruction presentation
- May 11: keyword brainstorming handout (must be logged into OU email to access)
- May 13 and 14: Search Starting Points document (you need to be logged into your OU email to access this)
- Virtual handout
Here you'll find full-text of the Chronicle, a news source of higher education.
Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research
This annual ebook provides an overview of the latest research in the field of higher education.
Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide
This work considers who the adult learner is, how the social context shapes the learning that adults are engaged in, why adults are involved in learning activities, how adults learn, and how aging affects learning ability.
Penguin Dictionary of Psychology
Accessible from Credo Reference, 2009 edition.
This database includes about 80% full-text articles from the business press, trade publications, academic journals, and newspapers (including full text of the Wall Street Journal). It is a great starting point for articles on broad business topics. How to export to RefWorks
Includes education and related topics - journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. How to export to RefWorks
Full text of core scholarly journals from their beginning to approximately one year ago. Disciplines include botany, business, ecology, general science, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and statistics. Browsable by discipline and full-text searchable across all disciplines. Especially good for historic or classic articles in most fields. Coverage: 1665 to present. How to export to RefWorks
Need articles in psychology or counseling? Use PsycINFO! It's a great resource and is published by the American Psychological Association. How to export to RefWorks
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Coverage: 1960 to present. How to export to RefWorks
Let's use this article as an example:
Solomonson, W. (2015). What can we learn from I-O? Performance Improvement Quarterly, 28(2), 3–6.
You can search for the article using using the its title in Library OneSearch -- "What can we learn from I-O" in quotation marks (as shown) -- not the title of the journal (Performance Improvement Quarterly). The results of this search indicate that the Libraries do have access to this article online.
Provides access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or neighborhood level to identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Thanks to MeL.
iPoll is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Also included is the Roper Center public opinion data which is the largest archives of public opinion information. Coverage: Data sets.
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest collection of digital social science data. These data can be used for secondary research, instructional activities, and to write articles, papers or theses.
A multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Look for specialized collections (Theatre in Video, Opera in Video) under Advanced Search.
Alexander Street Video
Search across our streaming video collections from Alexander Street Press, including VAST, Nursing Education in Video, and World Newsreels Online.
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.