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This research guide will help you to do research in education, for classroom assignments, research papers, or to explore a career in education.

Welcome to the DVC Library subject guide for Education.

This guide will help you find books, articles, and web resources on topics in Education and includes information on conducting research and writing research papers.

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Books/eBooks will take you on a deep dive into a broader topic. You can get background, history, context, and multiple perspectives. You can search for books and eBooks in the library's catalog. Web searching can be a good place to start learning about a topic, but often it can take a lot of work to identify if a website is a good source or not. Locating the right statistics are an important part of doing research in education. This guide will help.
EducationJournal Articles are a good if you need very specific or very recent information on a topic. You can search for articles in the databases that the library subscribes to. MLA & APA Style are how you indicate to your readers what in your paper is your ideas and what are the ideas of others. Plus they're a required part of writing a research paper. A selection of resources on important topics in education: for-profit schools, homeschooling, and charter schools.