Welcome to the Education subject page.  This guide highlights the key resources for your subject area, and the key services and facilities available from the Library.

Getting started

All required reading for your modules should be available from your online reading lists. In addition to prescribed reading, when doing your own research ‘beyond your reading list’, LibrarySearch is a quick and easy way to simultaneously search for academic content across a number of different sources. If you get stuck, contact your Academic Librarian.

Journal Collections/Databases

The key resources for your subject area are:

  • Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning
    A useful e-book available through our SpringerLink collection.
  • Sage Journals Online 
    Full-text of nearly 500 Sage journals including several education journals such as Active Learning in Higher Education and Theory and Research in Education.
  • Sage Knowledge 
    A useful collection of ebooks which includes a selection relating to education.
  • SpingerLink 
    A useful collection of ebooks and journals including Higher Education and Innovative Higher Education
  • Statista A comprehensive statistics platform with access to over 1.5 million data sets from 2015 to 2020 on over 400 industries. For more information and a search tutorial, check this guide..
  • Taylor and Francis Online 
    Full-text access to almost 2,000 journals including Higher Education Research and DevelopmentBritish Journal of Educational Studies and Teaching in Higher Education.
  • Wiley Online Library 
    Access to nearly 1,500 peer-review journals including Higher Education Quarterly and New Directions for Teaching and Learning


Websites - sources of freely available reports, papers, books etc

Academic Librarian

Your Librarian is Jean McGuinness. Jean can help you find the resources you need for your research, and advise you on how best to reference them.

Email: j.mcguinness@abertay.ac.uk

Tel: 01382 308823

Follow the Library on Twitter @AbertayLibrary

Other resources and support

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