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Education Research

A guide to starting points in education research at Queen's University, Kingston.

Find Dissertations and Theses

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

A major database of international Masters and PhD theses.  Full text content available since 1997 for many titles.

For more information about finding dissertations and theses, please refer to the Finding Theses and Dissertations Guide.

Find Grey Literature

google scholar

Use Google commands to develop sophisticated search strategies:

Quotation marks "around phrases"

filetype: to search for a particular type of file

filetype:pdf "university rankings"

Intitle:  forces the next term or phrase into the title of results

intitle:"information literacy" presentation 2016

intitle:"information literacy" "systematic review"

intitle:teachers "information literacy"

Add words describing the CREATOR of the material:

"information literacy" teachers site:.ca

Add words describing the FORMAT and TYPE of the material:

teachers "information literacy" filetype:pdf "white paper"

Add the OR operator to include synonyms:

"information literacy" OR "media literacy" teachers site:.ca filetype:pdf research