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ERIC Search Guide




Welcome to the FIU Libraries' ERIC LibGuide. This guide will help you learn how to use ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education's abstracting and indexing database with journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs on educational topics.

ERIC is available via the following platforms at FIU:

  • ProQuest
  • EBSCO (Guide coming soon!)
  • FirstSearch
  • Portal

Questions or comments? Contact the Education & Psychology Librarian and/or the Health Sciences Librarian.

Before You Begin...

Checkpoint: Database Basics

Do you know how and when to use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), parentheses, quotations marks, and asterisks in your search phrases?


Are You Using This Database for a Systematic Review?

See the guides below for step-by-step instructions on conducting systematic reviews and using other recommended health sciences databases.


Reuse Information

Adis Beesting & Barbara M. Sorondo, FIU Libraries

This LibGuide is provided with an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license, unless otherwise noted. If you would like to reuse any part of this LibGuide for noncommercial educational or instructional purposes, please contact and credit the guide's creators, Adis Beesting, Education Librarian, and Barbara M. Sorondo, Health Sciences Librarian at the FIU Libraries, or the original content creator as noted, and include a link to the source.