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Education Resources: Books

Reference sources, books, e-books, book reviews, and peer-reviewed journals in Education.

Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog for physical books and some ebooks.  Click on the link, Library Catalog, on the Library Home Page.

Call Numbers in Education

Information on Education is usually found at call numbers (book shelf addresses) starting with L:

L7-991 Education (General)

LA5-2396 History of education

LB5-3640 Theory and practice

LB1025-1050.75 Teaching (Principles and practice)

LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology

LB1139.2-1139.5 Early childhood education

LB1501-1547  Primary education

LB1555-1602  Elementary/public education

LB1603-1696.6 Secondary education.

LC8-6691 Special aspects

LC8-59  Forms of education

LC65-245  Social aspects

LC980-1099.5 Types of education


Search by Subject Heading

Searching by subject heading is a powerful way to locate books on a topic.  In the Library Catalog, select the "Subject Browse" in the Search Within menu.  These are some frequently used subject headings in Education.

Library Locations

Library Reference Collection 

Reference books are condensed, authoritative books such as encyclopedias.  Many reference books contain primary sources and original documents. 

General Collection  

Very large and very good collection, shelved mainly on the second floor of the Main Library.  Ask the Reference Librarians for assistance.  These books are allowed to leave the library.

Online Books in the Book and Video Catalog

These books are best searched through the direct link to the eBrary database.

Sample Record for a Book in the Library Catalog

Here is a sample book from the Library Catalog.

The search term used is "education primary science," searching within the Keyword using AND.