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Adult Education

A research guide to help you find books, articles and other resources on topics in Adult Education.

Finding Books and Articles

Finding Articles

To find articles, you need to start at the Library Databases page. Click on Education for a list of databases covering education topics.

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What does peer-reviewed mean?

Peer-reviewed articles may also be referred to as scholarly, academic or refereed articles. These articles generally have the following characteristics:

  • written by scholars, researchers for an audience of fellow scholars and researchers
  • may contain footnotes or other notes
  • list many references
  • often contain original research
  • are usually lengthy

Before being published, a journal article must first go through a review process to ensure it meets accepted scholarly standards. The article should also contribute significant, original research to the field. 

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