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Elementary and Early Childhood Education (Penn State Berks)

A guide to research and professional development resources for education students at Penn State Berks.

Research Pathway

stepping stones in a line in a grassy areaWelcome!  Please try the suggested steps below to find sources for the EDTHP 115 - Individualized Project.  


Each database has a "Cite" icon that will create your APA citation to the source.

For Assistance:

Please email Brett Spencer, Education Librarian, at

Or click into the Penn State Ask A Librarian chat system.

🚶‍♀️ Our Research Pathway 🚶‍♂️

Step 1: ERIC

an image of a References list near the end of an article

Step 2: Proquest Newsstream

screenshot with right drop-down box set to "Document Title"

Step 3: Google Scholar

a snapshot of a Google article, arrow points at "Cited By" under the title

Step 4: LionSearch

screenshot of LionSearch results screen, the left sidebar shows limiters like "Peer-reviewed"

Step 5: Opposing Viewpoints

screenshot of results list in Opposing Viewpoints with arrow point to "Viewpoints" heading, text box says "Click Viewpoints to see 31 opinion pieces"