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Issues In Higher Education - EDAD5552: Start Here

This guide was prepared for students in the Issues in Higher Education course

Getting Started

Welcome to the Reseach Guide For Issues in Higher Education. You can use this guide to conveniently find resources that will help with your research projects for this course - and to help discover resources made available by the Temple University Libraries that will help you achieve student success. The guide is organized into the following areas of content and you can use the tabs at the top to navigate arond the guide.

Keeping Up With Issues in Higher Education

Any student of higher education needs to stay up-to-date with the latest issues of the day. Here are the top resources for staying alret to what's happening in higher education:

Chronicle of Higher Education

All Temple students have free access to the full-text of the Chronicle - and can register for accounts so that they may subscribe to the Chronicle's daily email news alert. Do not go directly to To get access through the TU Libraries' account - click here  NOTE: If you are off-campus when you click the link you will be promted to enter your TU Network Access ID.

Inside Higher Ed

A free, daily news publication that features articles, essays and blogs about contemporary issues in higher education

UB Daily

A free, daily newsletter that provides a list of stories that have appeared in daily newspapers, magazines and other resources. A great way to keep up with events in different regions and at specific institutions. You can sign up to have it delivered into your email inbox each day.

Academic Impressions

Similar to University Business but will also link to more analytical sources and reports. You have to sign up to receive the daily news email.

Overviews and Backgrounds

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks provide excellent ways to get backgrounds, introductions, or overviews of topics. This is particularly useful: 1) to learn about a subject that is new to you 2) as a way to come up with a topic for an essay or 3) to come up with search terms when looking for journal articles.

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