These databases are good starting points for uncovering journal literature on Indigenous topics. Use your Queen's netID and password to log in when prompted.
Education Source via EBSCOhost
With over 2000 titles, Education Source from EBSCO is the world's largest collection of full-text education journals. It includes both professional titles of interest to teachers and scholarly research journals that report on studies in the field of educational research.
Professonal journals for teachers included in this collection:
Scholarly journals in this collection include:
ERIC: Education Resources Information Center via EBSCOhost
This version of ERIC on the EBSCO platform offers features not available in the open access web version.
Queen's researchers should prefer this version because the citations link to our licensed full text articles.
ERIC: Education Resources Information Center Open access version
ERIC is a database of citations with abstracts related to teaching and research in education, complemented by links to more than 200,000 full-text non-journal documents. Coverage includes: journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers and other education-related materials.
Content from many Canadian journals is discoverable in Education Source but if you are doing a comprehensive search Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) database from ProQuest should also be searched. CBCA is a multi-disciplinary database that includes indexing for over 900 Canadian publications and ongoing full text for over 300 titles.
Scholarly journals in this collection include:
Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary database that includes content in the field of education and related areas. It is provided by EBSCO, so offers our researchers the same platform as our Education Source and ERIC databases are offered on. Coverage includes peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, and selected monographs.
Be sure to search Google Scholar starting from a Queen's Library link so you are asked to log in with your Queen's NetID. This will ensure you have access to the Queen's content we have licensed / purchased for you.
Follow the steps illustrated below of a search on the concept "assessment for learning".
|quotation marks for phrases||"reading comprehension"|
|OR in capitals for synonyms||"grades K-6" OR "elementary school"|
|intitle:to limit words to the title of the article||intitle:"assessment for learning"|
|limit by date using timeline on left||Since 2016|
Search strategy to find lesson plans for Grade 2 Social Studies:
"changing family and community traditions" filetype:pdf
Search strategy to find lesson plans on plants for Grade 3 Science:
intitle:plants ontario "grade 3" filetype:pdf
The following is a selected list of scholarly journals where many of the articles are written by Indigenous authors. Look for the author affiliation or other information about the authors in the specific article that you are interested in.
Canadian Journal of Native Studies
A highly recognized journal in the field publishing peer reviewed original research.
Native Studies Review
Original scholarly research on issues from Aboriginal perspectives in contemporary & historical contexts. Published by the University of Saskatchewan.
International Indigenous Policy Journal
IIPJ is a peer-reviewed, policy-relevant research journal addressing issues pertaining to Indigenous Peoples throughout the world with the goals to promote evidence based policy making, to encourage quality research based on partnerships with Indigenous Peoples, to develop networks of policy researchers and policy makers, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, to improve scholarship related to Indigenous issues, and, to spark debate on important policy issues facing Indigenous Peoples around the world. Published at Western University.
Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
Participates in the process of framing, deploying, and otherwise critically challenging the local and global contours of Indigenous studies
The International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Disseminates scholarship across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Law and Education in the field of Indigenous Studies. Indigenous scholars from around the world share common experiences of colonization.
International Journal of Indigenous Health
Published by the Aboriginal Health Research Networks Secretariat (AHRNetS) at the University of Victoria, this peer-reviewed open-access journal was established to advance knowledge and understanding to improve Indigenous health. The journal seeks to bring knowledge from diverse intellectual traditions together with a focus on culturally diverse Indigenous voices, methodologies and epistemology.
Wecazo Sa Review
Provides inquiries into the Indigenous past and its relationship to the present. Its aim is to become an interdisciplinary instrument to assist Indigenous peoples of the Americas in taking possession of their own intellectual and creative pursuits.
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
An internationally peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published continuously online as well as in quarterly print issues. AlterNative publishes scholarly research on Indigenous worldviews and experiences of decolonization from Indigenous perspectives from around the world
American Indian Culture and Research Journal
First Nations Perspectives
First Peoples Child & Family Review
International Indigenous Journal of Entrepreneurship, Advancement, Strategy, & Education
Journal of American Indian Education