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The Library Homepage
Guide on the Side is a tutorial that will appear on the left side of your internet browser. It will walk you around the Joyner Library homepage while the website is still active.
For additional help with navigating ECU Libraries, you may wish to also go through Library 101 , which is a tutorial that will go over the basics.
Education Research Guide Welcome
Welcome to Joyner Library's Education Research Guide!
Select the tabs above to access many of Joyner Library's resources. Many of these resources are available digitally, though some are only available in print.
After reviewing this research guide, students should be able to:
Complete steps of the research process
Locate and utilize ECU Libraries' online and print resources, e.g., books, journal articles, etc.
Access and use resources for creating lesson plans
Cite sources in APA style
Communicate with librarians to get help
Ask a TRC Librarian
Send a text to (252) 391-8428.
Call our Research desk at (252) 328-6076.
Email us at
We will answer you within 24 hours when classes are in session.
Book a TRC Librarian:
We are available to consult in person, by telephone, or online (through live chat software).
Click here to schedule a research consultation with a TRC librarian.
Search the Library
One Search is a great place to start your research. It allows you to simultaneously search through a variety of databases and the ECU Libraries' catalog.