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Research in Education: Reference

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to resources for Education researchers.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Subject-specific reference works such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks provide background information that will help you understand your topic.  They are excellent starting points for beginning your research as they identify key concepts, scholars, and dates which can then be used as search terms for finding additional information.

The Library provides access to subject-specific reference sources written and edited by experts in your field of study

Encyclopedias

Reference Search

Dictionaries

Handbooks