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Finding Journal Articles using Databases

Top databases for Education, Psychology and Linguistics 

Education Policy, Law, and Economics Databases, including grey literature

For more research on policy:

State legislation, state laws, and other state legal materials

From our Political Science librarian, try this research guide on Policy research: 


Counseling Databases

See also: Psychology Research Guide:

Interdisciplinary databases

Archives of Education Research

Education Data

Looking for more data?

Searching the Open Web (not databases/library)

The open web provides a plethora of resources for finding data.  Try using Google Advanced searching or Google Dataset Search.  

Tips for Advanced Google searching include:

  • Include search terms like data or table 
  • Google ignores the word AND as a search operator. But, typing OR in all caps will find similar or related terms (e.g. women OR females OR girls).
  • Search for a particular document type (e.g. childhood obesity filetype:xls)
  • Search for data on a particular site or domain (e.g. childhood obesity
  • Exclude words by using the "-" sign in front of the word you wish to exclude

Education Organization Access through UR

Searching Articles, Books & More

Searching Education Full Text Database

Education Librarian

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Research Flowchart - Strategies for Educational Research

Study Skills Help

The Learning Center is a resource available to all Warner students. One on one academic coaching is available. Appointments can be scheduled by using WC Online. However, students can also make an appointment by emailing, calling (585) 275-9049, or by talking to the front desk in their office at 1-154 Dewey Hall.

 In addition to one-on-one coaching, the center offers Study Skills Workshops for small groups. Some common workshops include: Managing Your Academic Life and How to Manage Academic Projects. Request a workshop by completing the Study Skills Workshop Request Form

Writing Assistance

Need some help with your writing? Warner's Writing Support Services can help!  You can make an appointment with a writing specialist here

The Writing, Speaking and Argument Center on campus also has programs for graduate students, including:


Get an Interlibrary Loan

An Interlibrary loan can be requested  by clicking on the link on the Library home page under the "How Do I" section or linking directly to

Here’s how it works.

When you can’t obtain a journal article (or a book, book chapter, audio, DVD or almost any academic material), our librarians are part of a global network of libraries that share materials. So by requesting an interlibrary loan, you can obtain that needed document, often in a matter of a few days, depending on what other institution owns the item, who is willing to lend it, and where the item is coming from.

To engage your Interlibrary loan, you need to login to the service with your NetID. You can do this by clicking on the link on the Library home page or linking directly to Then, after you are registered and logged in, you will see a menu.  Go to “New Request” and enter the required data on the item; when finished click “submit”.

You will get an email notice when the item has been received. If the item is in digital form, it will be placed in your Interlibrary Loan account, and you can just log in to download it. If it is a physical item, you can just pick it up at your specified pick up location.