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A number of databases provide the means of determining where a particular work or author has been cited by other authors in other works, frequently allowing you to trace the influence of an idea or theory among scholars and thinkers responding to it over time.Citation IndexesWeb of Science - Comprising the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Science Cit...
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Kim Baranowski's Summer 2020 course Consulting with Community Agencies and Organizations . The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., to help students"become aware of cultural values, biases, and assumptions about human ...
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Fenot Aklog's Summer 2020 course ITSF 4009, Introduction to Research Methods in International and Comparative Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., "to intro...
A review of the literature is an important first step in the process of writing a thesis or dissertation, or any paper for publication. It requires that you read and critique articles, books, and other sources that have already been written on your topic or related topics. In the process, you are required to find sources and evaluate the best way to focus your research so that you can contribute to a body of scholarly literature.Guides for Conducting a Review of the Literature
In Spring 1988, the Teachers College library (at that time Milbank Memorial Library) produced a publication titled “An Almanac for the First Century”; the work was compiled by library director Jane P. Franck with the assistance of other library staff members. (A digital copy of the work can be found at
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Adult Education Guided Intensive Study (AEGIS) program at Teachers College. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible from on and off campus, have been selected to support the aims and objectives of the program, emphasizing "transformative learning and development for adult and organizational change in many different settings — educational institutions, business and non-profit or government institutions, healthcare, and community settings," and ideally prepar...
Carter Alexander, who was a professor of education and a library professor at Teachers College from 1921 to 1943, is considered to have been a pioneer in education librarianship and in the study of the reference transaction in general. He authored several key education reference works, including Educational Research: Suggestions and Sources of Data with Specific Reference to Administration (published in 1927, with revised editions in 1929 and 1931) and How to Locate Educational Information and Data: A Text and Reference Book (published in 1935, with a revised edition in 19...
IntroductionLibrary Resources and Services for EDPE 4500, Research, Writing, & Professional Seminar in Economics of EducationThis research guide is intended to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Jihae Cha's course EDPE 4500, Research, Writing, & Professional Seminar in Economics of Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objective of the course, i.e., to enable students to "explore and employ...
IntroductionLibrary Resources and Services for A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study: Academic Writing This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Domenica DelPrete’s Spring 2020 course A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study: Academic Writing. These e-resources have been selected to support the aim of the course, i.e., to help nonnative speakers of English as well as all graduate students who wish to develop more powerful and precise and academic writing skills, ...
IntroductionLibrary Resources and Services for ITSF 4195, Academic Literacies: Reading and Writing for the Academy This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Nancy Green Saraisky's Spring 2020 course ITSF 4195, Academic Literacies: Research and Writing for the Academy). The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., "to help students develop the professio...