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Education: Equity Issues: Suggested Databases

Suggested Databases

For some topics, there are specific subject headings. For example, ERIC has a subject heading for Educational Equity (Finance). However, note that this search retrieves over 1600 hits--far more than is reasonable to go through. You can add addditional terms or you can apply different limits. Limiting to Reports, Research from 2000-2008 is just one way to potentially retrieve more relevant articles. Try different combinations-- combining SU Descriptor educational equity finance AND KE Identifier illinois is just one other possibility.

Some potentially relevant subject headings used in ERIC are POVERTY; DIVERSITY; EQUAL EDUCATION; STUDENT DIVERSITY; ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED; EDUCATIONAL EQUITY (FINANCE); EDUCATIONAL FUNDING; EQUALIZATION AID; FUNDING FORMULAS; PROPERTY TAXES; SCHOOL DISTRICT WEALTH; SCHOOL TAXES; TAX ALLOCATION; TAX RATES

ERIC (EBSCO)

ERIC and Academic Search Premier
Remember that these two databases use different subject headings, so you will need to rely on key word searching.

ERIC (OVID)

Dissertations & Theses