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Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education Resources

Welcome to the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education guide to library resources. I'm happy to help out with any of your research needs. For questions about your research, please use the "Schedule Appointment" button below to set up a time to meet with me, either by phone or in-person. For all other questions or suggestions regarding this guide, please e-mail me using my contact information which is on the left hand sidebar of this page under "Subject Librarian." Happy researching!

Sara Miller - HALE Librarian

Library Services

Interdisciplinary Searching

This guide offers resources specific to the field of Higher Education. In addition, the disciplines of sociology, psychology, economics, anthropology, management, and others offer much relevant scholarship, methodological strategies, and theoretical concepts which are vital to Higher Education. 

Try SearchPlus as a first stop for interdisciplinary searching:


The MSU libraries' extensive holdings also make Google Scholar the powerful resource it is for Spartans. For instructions on how to set your Google Scholar preferences to access MSU holdings, please click here: https://www.lib.msu.edu/dls/offcampus-access/

Databases for Higher Ed

This is a list of databases which include literature related to higher education. Please see the All Education Guides and Databases page for a wider selection.

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