These databases can find all types of articles and multi-modal resources. However, they are best at finding academic research articles. Do you need a scholarly or peer reviewed article? It's a good idea to begin here.
Here is a selective list on current books published on specific education topics.
While these books are on specific topics within education, you can use the table of contents and the index to narrow down your own topic and find other keywords and cited references.
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These are examples of multimodal information sources. There are many other types of multimodal information and writing. Please consult with your writing instructor about how to incorporate multimodals into your writing assignment.