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Educational and Teacher Leadership

This guide serves to support graduate students in Educational Leadership.


Much of your research will occur via Scout or specific databases.The University of Alabama provides over 300 databases in all subjects. Here are few databases pertinent to educational qualitative research:


Finding Articles

As graduate students, you will be expected to locate and access journal articles for your coursework, research, and scholarly development. UA Libraries has numerous resources you may utilize to find these articles including Scout, Library Catalog, and multiple databases. Watch the Refining Your Search video below, then see the example database searches.

It's important to remember that HOW and WHERE you search greatly affect your search results. If you are unable to find what you need, contact a librarian for assistance.

Sample ERIC EBSCOhost search: educational leadership OR educational administration

Sample Professional Development Collection search: educational leadership OR educational administration

Sample PsycINFO search: educational leadership OR educational administration