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Higher Education

Higher Education resources at Ball State University Libraries. You can access this guide directly by going to


  You’ll see this when the article pdf isn’t automatically available.  Click it and sit back.  If it finds your article in another database, it will provide the link to it.  If not, you’ll need to use…

Interlibrary Loan…  You’ll request the article and it will come to your ILL account in 3-5 business days as a pdf!!!

Possible databases to use:

  • Academic Search Premier…articles on a variety of topics, a good starting point
  • Web of Science...articles on topics in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, and Science, links to citing articles and those in bibliography
  • ERIC (EBSCOhost)…an education focused database for articles
  • PsycINFO…articles focusing on psychology
  • Business Source Complete… J business topics
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete…journalism, telecommunications focused articles
  • Medline with Full-text…health related topics
  • Sociological Abstracts…topics focusing on aspects of society, groups, community
  • JSTOR…many topics covered

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