Education, Culture, and Society: Home

The Department of Education, Culture, and Society is committed to the study of social justice in education by addressing questions about class, race, ethnicity, and gender in contemporary educational practice and policy.

Other Guides of Interest

We are constantly developing new LibGuides to assist you with your research. The best method to identify help guides is using the link, Research by Subject on the Marriott Library's home page. Next use the tab, "All Guides A-Z" to review all LibGuides, or use the search box using a specific term. You may also go directly to this link.

Digging Deeper and Mining Specific Resources

  • Search Databases by Subject (discipline specific topics)
  • Search Databases by Type. This is especially useful if searching for data repositories, databases containing statistical data, or newspapers.
  • You can also search directly in the online journal by issue, volume number, and year by clicking on the Online Journal Link on the Library homepage (put in the name of the journal and then click the name to see all of the issues together. If the journal name does not appear in the list, then we do not have the journal and you can order through interlibrary loan
  • Use Digital Dissertations & Theses Global Click on “P” for Proquest Dissertations to find international masters these and doctoral dissertations and Mine IT! –  a good broad starting point

Research & Writing Assistance

The University Writing Center has tutors to help grad students! There is an online consultation option and an a F2F option. As a graduate student you also have free access to grammarly, a software to assist in your writing.

You can request an appointment with a subject librarian by using the Get Help link or contact me directly at

Free Workshops are offered by the Marriott Library. Workshops will be posted once the semester gets underway!

Immediate access to a librarian is available in the Knowledge Commons, level 2 of the Marriott Library or via the Ask the Library tab at the top of the Marriott Library's Home page.


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