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Educational Research


Google Scholar

This guide focuses on a number of resources useful for research in Education.

Google Scholar & Find It

Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

The advanced search (click on the arrow to the right of the search box) includes the ability to limit by author, title, publication fields, date, and country.

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Advanced Search Options

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Find It @ BC
Google Scholar can provide links for each item labeled Find It @ BC or Check BC Collections. These lead you to full text of articles or to the catalog.

Set up Google Scholar so that you see Find It @ BC links. To do this:

  • Go to Google Scholar
  • Click on Settings, a link at the top of the page.
  • Then choose Library links (left-hand column)
  • Type in Boston College, click on Find Library, and select "Boston College Libraries--Findit@BC."

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