The resources related to the Thesaurus are for new users as well as experienced searchers. They are designed to provide information about ERIC's controlled vocabulary and give guidance on using descriptors for more precise searches.
Why Use Descriptors in Your ERIC Search All ERIC records are tagged with descriptors, which are used to indicate the subjects addressed in the article, report, or book indexed in ERIC. In this video, we will show you three ways descriptors can enhance searching in ERIC.
Finding the Right Descriptors for Your Search Video that helps ERIC searchers find descriptors that match their topic.
How ERIC Develops Thesaurus Terms
The ERIC Thesaurus — A Key to Finding Resources in ERIC Webinar showing how the ERIC Thesaurus supports users in their search for education resources.
- Part 1: Thesaurus Overview and Background
- Part 2: Maintaining and Updating the Thesaurus
- Part 3: How the Thesaurus Helps Enable Resource Discovery
- Part 4: Wrap Up and Q&A