The following are published articles on the Pearl Harvesting Information Retrieval Framework


Sandieson, R.W., & McIsaac, S. M. (2013). Navigating the informationmaze of giftedness using the Pearl Harvesting Information Retrieval Methodological Framework. Talent Development and Excellence 5(2), 101-112.


Sandieson, R.W., Kirkpatrick, L.C., Sandieson, R.M., Zimmerman, W. (2010).Harnessing the Power of Research Databases: The Pearl Harvesting Methodological Framework for Information Retrieval. The Journal of Special Education. 44, 161-175.


Sandieson, R. (2006). Pathfinding in the research forest: The Pearl Harvesting methodfor effective information retrieval., Education and Training in DevelopmentalDisabilities, 41(4), 401- 409.

Almanssori, S. (2015). Creating a Comprehensive Search Strategy for Research on Learning Disabilities Using the Pearl Harvesting Information Retrieval Framework. Masters Thesis, University of Western Ontario. available at
http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4250&context=etd

Gruntovskaya, M. (2015).Pearl Harvesting Autism. Masters Thesis, University of Western Ontario. Available at
http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4420&context=etd

Mortimer, N. (2015). Using a Pearl Harvested Synonym Ring for the Creation of a Digital Index on Giftedness. Masters thesis. University of Western Ontario. available at
http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4268&context=etd

Ciara Keenan, Paul Connolly and Clifford Stevenson (2016). Universal Preschool- and School-based Education Programmes for Reducing Ethnic Prejudice and Promoting Respect for Diversity among Children Aged 3-11: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The Campbell Collaboration systematic review protocol. Available at (will have to copy and paste the link):
file:///Users/robertsandieson/Downloads/Keenan_Diversity_Protocol%20(4).pdf