RES 9300 Methods of Inquiry: Theory

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Finding Theories in Dissertations

Finding Theories in ERIC (ProQuest)

To locate theories in ERIC (ProQuest):

  • Go to ERIC (ProQuest) in the NSU Libraries' list of databases.
  • Input your key concepts in the search boxes. (Each row is used for a separate key concept. Synonyms and alternative terms go in the boxes provided in the same row.)
  • Use theor* to locate theory, theories, and theoretical in one of the rows.  The asterisk looks for the variations of theor* for the root or stem of the word.