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Thomas Library

Selected Resources for Education 400

Fall Semester 2005

Books | Periodicals

BOOKS

LC subject headings | LC Call Number Classes | Library Catalogs | Reference Books | Top

Library of Congress Classifications (a selected list)

Authors (Last name, first name, dates) and individual works are can be listed as subject headings. 
Dewey, John 1859 1952
Some relevant subject headings are:
Education
Literacy
Learning
Language and Education
Some relevant sub-headings:
Literacy -- Evaluation
Literacy -- Programs
Literacy -- Social Aspects
Literacy -- Study and Teaching
Picture of LCSH volumes 20th ed., 4 vols., 1997.
Kept on the long table by the main bank of EZRA/Web terminals.

 Subject headings will be similar to, but may be different from those used in periodical indexes. 

Library of Congress Classifications (a selected list)

L	Education (general)
LA	History of Education
LB	Theory and Practice of Education
LC 	Special aspects of Education

Locating Books in Library Catalogs

Using Telnet  On the Web
At Wittenberg:  EZRA, the library catalog WebEZRA
At other Ohio Libraries  OhioLINK Catalog Web Version
In North America For ILL No Telnet Access  WorldCat

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Education, 8 vols. Ref. LB15 .E47 2003
Encyclopedia of American Education, 3 vols. Ref. LB17 .U54 2001
World Education Encyclopedia, 3 vols. Ref. LB15 .W87 2001

Journal Articles

Indexes to periodicals for Education Research

Education Abstracts
(Jun 1983- ) (Remote Access)
English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the U.S. and elsewhere. Subjects include administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, and more.
ERIC (1966-Present) ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) indexes education-related research from 1966 to present that appears in ERIC documents and in more than 775 periodicals. It combines information from Resources in Education (RIE) and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)

Other useful indexes and databases

Wilson Indexes
(1984-present)
Index to journal articles on a wide range of academic and non-academic topics.
Academic Search Complete Indexes about 2000 periodicals -- both scholarly journals and popular magazines; covers 1986-Present, with some fulltext coverage starting in the early 1990s.
PsycINFO Index to articles in Psychology.

Locating Journals:

At Wittenberg:
See our online list of Journals the Library Has
At other Ohio academic libraries:
OhioLINK Central Catalog (Note: you generally cannot get periodicals through OhioLINK); use Inter-Library Loan to get articles not held at Wittenberg.

Useful Web Sites

Literacy.org
"Literacy.org is a gateway to electronic resources and tools for the national and international youth and adult literacy communities. This site is jointly sponsored by the International Literacy Institute (ILI) and the National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL) at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education."

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Compiled by Ken Irwin kirwin@wittenberg.edu.