Here you’ll find helpful summaries of key literature that will support your practice or research in postsecondary teaching and learning. The intention of the site is to give ‘point of entry’ into relevant higher education topics to provide a starting point for your inquiries.
ERIC is the world’s largest digital library of education resources, with more than 1.3 million citations to journal articles, books, papers, reports, theses, curriculi, standards and guidelines. About 950 journals are actively indexed in ERIC, 90+ percent peer-reviewed.
This database contains citations, author abstracts and cited references from over 1,700 scholarly social sciences journals, and individually selected, relevant items from approximately 3,300 science and technology journals. SSCI contains bibliographic information on all types of documents appearing in journals including articles, citations, letters, corrections, additions, excerpts, editorials and reviews. author abstracts available from 1992 forward
Grey Literature is
“…information produced on all levels of government, academia, business and industry in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing i.e. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body.”
Schnopfel J. Towards a Prague definition of grey literature. Presented at: Twelfth International Conference on Grey Literature: Transparency in Grey Literature. Grey Tech Approaches to High Tech Issues. Prague, 6-7 Dec 2010, Czech Republic. pp.11-26. Available from: http://archivesic.ccsd.cnrs.fr/sic_00581570/document
It can be used to supplement books and journals when conducting research as it provides a different perspective and is commonly more current than different materials.