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Find a Book
Use the library’s catalog to find books, eBooks, streaming video, and DVDs. If a subject search doesn’t work, try a keyword search. Perhaps browse call number areas such as:
BF - Psychology
BF 700--723 Developmental (infant, child, adolescent) psychology
LA - History of education
LB – Theory and practice of education
LB 1025-1050 – Teaching (principles and practice)
LB 1101–1139 – Child study
LB 1139.2–1139.5 – Early childhood education
LB 1140–1140.5 - Preschool education. Nursery schools
LB 1141–1489 – Kindergarten
HQ - Family, marriage
HQ 755-759 – Parents and parenting
HQ 767-799 – Children, child development…
Research Studies and More:
National Center for Early Development & Learning (http://fpg.unc.edu/node/4649)
Children Now (www.childrennow.org)
Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative (http://ecap.crc.illinois.edu/pubs.html)
Children's Educational Activities:
The Idea Box (www.theideabox.com)
First-School – Preschool Activities and Crafts (www.first-school.ws/)
Literacy Center. Net – The Early Childhood Education Network™ (www.literacycenter.net)
Educator’s Reference Desk (www.eduref.net)
General Web Searching:
Try Open Directory Project (http://www.dmoz.org/Reference/Education/) educational directories.
Early Childhood Education
When doing research on the internet remember to evaluate the websites you find.
Are they objective or do they just have one point of view?
Are they current?
Who created them?
Do they cover your subject in enough depth?