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Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education Resources

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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 and scroll down to "How do I access MSU Library resources when using Google Scholar?" : https://www.lib.msu.edu/dls/offcampus-access/

Google Scholar Search

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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