Doing Education Research at NYU
This guide is meant to give an overview of materials and resources available at the NYU library. Use the tabs above to find useful resources for finding articles, background information, and more.
Ready to jump in? Here are the top 5 things to know about starting your research in TESOL/SLA
Article literature is expansively indexed by databases in the education field as well as the linguistics field. Both areas provide useful resources for researchers working in TESOL and SLA topics. Search them by going to the following links:
- Education is covered in Education Source with ERIC
- Linguistics is covered in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Get background information by using the classic subject encyclopedia in the field, The Encyclopedia of Education
Statistical information is often central to educational research. Visit the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to find data on all facets of education
Managing all the materials you find is a key to success. Use a tool like RefWorks to save, organize and output all those citations.
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