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Education: Getting Started

Reference sources

Sources for general understanding of education foundational principles, theory, and philosophy.

Citing sources

Research in education is typically cited in APA style.

Check out these sites for tips on citing sources:

To organize your research and produce a bibliography and in-text citations, create a free account in RefWorks

Ref Works

RefWorks is a web-based research management, writing and collaboration tool. Make a RefWorks folder for each paper or project you work on.  Then "export" references (and full text) from a library database to RefWorks.  Use RefWorks Write-n-Cite to insert in-text references, and then use RefWorks to format a bibliography/works cited list.

Want to learn more? Check out a 2-min tutorial on creating an account.

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Haley Walton
Perkins Library