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July 31, 2017

New ERIC Video Describes How To Find Descriptors For Your ERIC Search

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New ERIC Video Describes How to Find Descriptors for Your ERIC Search

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If you are searching ERIC’s broad collection of education research, descriptors from the ERIC Thesaurus can help guide you to relevant work. But how do you find the right descriptors to use in your search? ERIC recently released a video that can help.

The video describes two methods for finding descriptors: searching or browsing the ERIC Thesaurus of more than 4,500 descriptors, and reviewing the descriptors that appear in your search results. Learn more in the Notes area of the ERIC website: https://eric.ed.gov/?note.

Using ERIC’s search aids, such as descriptors from the Thesaurus, can help you locate the most relevant materials on your topic in the ERIC collection.

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3 Comments »

  1. Hmmm… can you see any captions? Looks like IES doesn’t care to meet its ethical, moral, and legal obligations.

    Comment by Raymond Rose — July 31, 2017 @ 5:10 pm | Reply

  2. Looks like captions work on Windows, but not iOS …. more interesting. I can get lots of different accessibility tools for the iPad.

    Comment by onlinelearningevangelist — August 1, 2017 @ 12:41 pm | Reply


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