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Education Source – HSSE Featured Database

September 10th, 2020

Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Education Source, brought to you by EBSCO Host.


Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.

Focus: This database is a comprehensive indexing tool for a collection of full-text journals, monographs, and more, covering scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students and professionals. It covers all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education. Another key feature of Education Source is built on top of Education Full-Text and contains 100 percent of the records from that database.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using Education Source.

Why you should know this database: This database is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers by providing indexing and abstracts for more that 2,850 academic periodicals. It also includes full-text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books and monographs, conference papers, and citations for more than 4 million articles.

Quick tip: If you interested in viewing a different edition of the periodical, at the top left of the screen you will see a dropdown menu called calendar. If you click on the menu, you can scroll through the different dates of publication for periodical and select another issue.

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