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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

See All Types of Information for more access to 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

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 filetype:pdf research

Use the Custom Google Search options on the Library's Government Information Guide to find government & organization information.

QSpace: Queen's Institutional Repository

Queen's Graduate Projects, Theses, and Dissertations are available via QSpace, our Institutional Repository.  Projects, Theses, and Dissertations completed in the Faculty of Education are also listed in the Faculty of Education QSpace Community.

Preprints in Education

Education Statistics

Canadian Association for Graduate Studies.  Annual statistical reports on the state of graduate education in Canada are openly available from this organization.

Education Reports

Edge, J., & Munro, D. (2015). Inside and Outside the Academy: Valuing and Preparing PhDs for Careers. Prepared for The Conference Board of Canada.

Archambault, E, Bergeron, S., Bertrand, F., Campbell, D., Caruso, J., & Kishchuk. (May, 2006). Science-Metrix Final Report: Environmental Scan for SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship Program. Prepared for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Elgar, F. J. (2003). PhD Completion in Canadian Universities.