ACED Doctoral Student Guide

This webpage aims to connect you to resources to assist you in your research.

Valdosta State University's Odum Library Homepage


Print Reference Materials

You will find print reference sources in both the main reference collection and the "reference alcove." Please ask the Reference Librarian on duty at the reference desk for assistance in finding materials.


Online Reference Sources


Finding Databases to search for Scholarly Articles

  • Go to the library home page (www.valdosta.edu/academics/library/).
  • Click on the Articles tab, if it is not already selected.
  • Click the arrow for the drop menu located under Articles & Databases by Subject to reach subject pages for VSU majors. For instance, you'll find links to many databases for English and Composition have links on the English subject page.


Is a Journal Peer-Reviewed?

  • To check whether or not a journal is peer-reviewed, use: Ulrichs


Recommended Databases for Education

NOTE: You will need to login through Anywhere Access or know the GALILEO password if you are off campus.


Help with getting articles full-text or in print


Other Skills and Resources

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