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Name: The British Education Index (BEI) via EBSCO

Age: created and maintained by the BEI office at Leeds University between 1986 and 2013 and taken over by EBSCO in 2013 covering articles back to 1950

Location: UK-based but international in scope

Description: indexes over 260,000 articles

Did you know? You can use PlumX Metrics to evaluate research and the BEI Thesaurus to find relevant terms.

Screenshot of the search page on BEI on the EBSCO platform

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Screenshot demonstrating how to get a citation on BEI on the EBSCO platform

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Screenshot of alternative metrics (Plum Analytics) on BEI

Screenshot of terms in BEI's Thesaurus for 'Literacy' on the EBSCO Platform