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Education

Literature and information resources relevant for pedagogy, the science of education and teacher training.

Welcome to the Library's subject page for Education!

The Psychology, Education and Health Library offers a variety of printed and electronic books, journals, reference books and data bases in Education. The library have a designated person with special responsibility for the subject areas within Education - see contact information found at the bottom of this page. You are welcome to contact the library for guidance in literature search and referencing.

 Books - new titles:

Is there a book you would like to read that we don´t have at the library? We can have it sent to us from another library, - free of cost for you, of course! Or send us a purchase suggestion. Most such suggestions result in the book being bought!

How to use e-books

E-books are becoming increasingly common, and a number of the University Library's books are only availabe digitally. Click here for mor information on how to use e-books

Subject databases

ERIC(EBSCO)is the most important subject database for pedagogy, the science of education. Remember to set the limits peer reviewed and/or articles if you only want hits on scholarly articles.

Web of Science is also a useful database for pedagogy. This is an interdisciplinary database (sciences and social sciences) where topics of education are only a small part. Therefore it is smart to use more general and "broader" keywords when searching.

PsycINFO is the most extensive database for psychological litterature. Articles from approximately 2500 journals are registered in this database. It also contains books, book chapters and doctoral thesis and more. Relevant for among others Educational Psychology.

Medline is one one of the world`s leading index-databases for medical litterature. Here you can search for diagnosis and challenges related to the field of Special Education.

For other relevant information resources, see the subject.