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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
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Infographic showing how ERIC develops Thesaurus descriptors, which are used to index ERIC content.