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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

EDU 229 International Education

How To Use This Course Guide

The Libraries have many resources that can help you with your assignments for this course. This course guide has several pages to help you with your research. Click on the pages to the left to find more instructions and resources for the following:

Discovery Search

  • Shows you how to use Discovery Search, which covers the physical materials held at the UMass Amherst Libraries, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College and Smith College, as well as some of the 600+ databases that the Libraries subscribe to for research, plus helps you figure out how to get the materials you find.

Finding Articles

  • This page explains peer-reviewed/refereed/scholarly articles and recommended databases that cover international education topics.

Database Search Tips

  • Many of our databases work similarly. These tips can help you maximize how you search them.

International Education Data

  • This page describes different international education data resources from authoritative organizations such as the United Nations, OECD, The World Bank, National Center for Education Statistics and more.

Evaluating Information

  • Not sure if information that you have found (especially using Google or other search engines) is credible or authoritative? Use these tools to help you determine the validity of what you've found!

Getting Help!

  • All the ways you can get help from the UMass Amherst Libraries!