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Charge: To promote and develop competencies around evidence synthesis including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, scoping reviews, and other related methods of research synthesis, through activities such as: Facilitating discussion and peer-support; Creating and managing a resource page; Encouraging programming and publications around systematic reviews through ACRL.
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Fwd: Webinar: Discovering Education Research through ERIC

  • 1.  Fwd: Webinar: Discovering Education Research through ERIC

    Posted Apr 11, 2022 07:23 AM

    Hi everyone,

    This was forwarded to me by a colleague and I thought it might be of interest. In particular, "how to use the API to help researchers conduct a systematic review".





    Webinar: Discovering Education Research through ERIC

    Register to attend the live training webinar, "Discovering Education Research through ERIC." 

    Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (EDT)


    Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

    • Speaker: Erin Pollard, ERIC Program Officer, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
    • Learning Outcomes: This presentation is going to give an introduction to the free version of ERIC, eric.ed.gov. It will cover best practices for conducting searches, controlled vocabularies available to improve searching, fields unique to ERIC, and the types of material included in the database. It will also highlight how to use the API to help researchers conduct a systematic review and other less commonly known features.

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