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Education Materials in the Library

Most Education materials fall into the 370-379 call number range.

  • 370 Education
  • 371 Schools & their activities; special education
  • 372 Elementary education
  • 373 Secondary education
  • 374 Adult education
  • 375 Curricula
  • 376 [Unassigned]
  • 377 [Unassigned]
  • 378 Higher education
  • 379 Public policy issues in education


It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

 

Education by the Numbers (Infographic)

Finding Articles in Education

  • Children's Core Collection
    This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials, and features. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s and 1980s.
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
    CLCD has reviews from more than 3 dozen other professional review media. Its subscribers include schools, libraries, colleges, publishers and booksellers.
  • Education Full Text
    This full-text source of education scholarship provides coverage for a wide range of topics, including adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, secondary education, teaching methods and much more.
  • Educator's Reference Complete
    Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources.
  • ERIC (EBSCO) 
  • ERIC (ProQuest) 
  • ERIC (U.S. Dept. of Education)
  • Gateway to 21st Century Skills
    The Gateway contains a variety of educational resource types from activities and lesson plans to online projects to assessment items.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
    Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains fulltext information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. This database product contains data from Yearbooks 9 through 15.
  • Middle and Junior High School Core Collection
    Middle and Junior High Core Collection contains over 9,000 entries for nonfiction works, fiction and collections for children and adolescents, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
  • Professional Development Collection
    Professional Development Collection™ includes full text for more than 520 high-quality education journals.
  • ProQuest Education Journals
    ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to around 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text.
  • Senior High School Core Collection
    Senior High Core Collection contains more than 40,500 entries for fiction and nonfiction works, including listings of review sources and other aids for librarians and school media specialists.
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