Ballenger Teacher Center (BTC) Coordinator
Subject Specialist for Education, Counseling, and Student Development
BTC Phone: 217-581-8442
Office Phone (voicemail): 217-581-6099
Start with a single keyword or phrase, such as multicultural education.
From here, you can begin to narrow your search by using additional keywords, such as the name of your country or an additional concept related to your topic.
You can continue this adding or substituting terms until you reach a satistfactory list. Begin looking at your articles to determine whether you need to add additional keywords to narrow, or change keywords to find better results.
- International Education: An Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Issues and Systems
- LB15 .I565 2012
- summary | details
- Location: Reference Room, 3000 Level
- The 2013 version is also available as an eBook through EBSCO: http://booth.eiu.edu/internationalencyclopediaeducation
For example, try education country as a keyword search (i.e. education Germany)
We also have a variety of Ebooks related to Education in Springer and EBSCO. Use your same search strategies below in the Ebooks box (select either Springer or EBSCO) to see what we have.
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (summarizes the U.S.'s relationship with other countries): http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn
Eurydice/Eurypedia (recent descriptions of national educational systems): https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/eurydice/index.php/Countries
United Nations Development Programme-Human Development Report (provides an overview of Human Development Indicators, including Education, for each country. Click on Country Profiles from top menu, select your country, and go to Education): http://hdr.undp.org/en/countries
World Factbook (basic country profiles; choose your country from the dropdown menu):https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Unesco - Institute for Statistics (searchable by country and provides tables with data about different aspects of education): http://uis.unesco.org/