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Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Cohort: Home


View a PowerPoint overview of the library session on April 24, 2010.

Purpose of this Guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide information on MU Libraries' resources and services specific to the research needs and interests of those pursuing advanced studies in education.

A good place to start research is by using Discover@MU (see the box below).  This is a massive database including citations for articles, dissertations, books, DVDs and much more.

Use the tabs at the top of the page to find the resources for more comprehensive searching.

Discover@MU Search

Discover @ MU is a simple and fast search engine that helps you discover relevant information on any topic from the MU Libraries' collections. It is the place to start your research in scholarly journals, books, videos, maps, manuscript collections, music scores and more. From your search results, it's one step to the full text of articles or you can see if a book is on the shelf

Additional Help

You can contact the librarians working with the ELPA program:

Paula Roper
Education Librarian
168 Ellis Library
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO  65201-5149
(573) 882-3326

Rhonda Whithaus
Electronic Resources Coordinator
157 Ellis Library
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO  65201-5149
(573) 882-9164

At any time, you can use the Ask A Librarian service for assistance.