Websites for professional organizations often link to new, emerging scholarly research. Be sure to check these out! Tip: Look for links that say "Publications", "Resources", or "Research".
* Limit to "peer-reviewed".
* Use the Advanced Search option and choose the field "Search Anywhere but Full-Text".
*Using "OR" expands your search. Using "NOT" limits your search.
* Choose and limit the number of databases you search.
* When using search terms,think in terms of synonyms. Depending on your topic, aalternatives to the search term "outdoor education" include: outdoor learning, adventure classroom, nature programming, wilderness experience, experiential learning, active learning, pedagogy, etc.
*Uncheck the "Full-Text" box to expand your search.
*Consider using "non-OE" databases, depending on your topic. Looking at outdoor programming for older adults? Consider including searching health-related databases in your search.
*Don't forget your librarians! We are here to help you.