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Writing 60: Argument & Research: Education

Recommended resources for students working on their Writing 60 research and writing assignments.
URL: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/w60

Find Sources

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.

Find books in the library:

Online reference (background) resources on education:

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.

Newspaper Resources

Activate Subscriptions to Current Newspapers

Click each link to learn how to activate your complimentary subscription to these newspapers, courtesy of UCI Libraries. You only have to activate once to get started, and renew each year while you are at UCI. VPN required to activate. 

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.

Statistics and Data

Images and Media

While you may know about the more famous think tanks and policy makers at RAND, CATO, the Heritage Foundation, and the Brookings Institution, it could be beneficial to check out these Education specific research centers and policy institutes.

Related Guides

Additional Research Support

Help Bubble

Schedule a Research Consultation

Schedule an appointment to get one-on-one research assistance from a librarian.

Visit a Peer Tutor

Get help with your writing from a peer writing consultant.