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Education: In the Library

This is a guide to the library's collection in Education. It is not comprehensive, but provides a good starting point for research.

Find Sources

Search multiple databases and the library catalog.

Type in keywords, titles, or authors to find what the library has to offer on your topic.

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID



If you have a DOI or a PubMed ID (PMID), enter it here to begin your request. This will point you to immediate full-text access through our subscriptions or Open Access (if available).

Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Education.

  • LA5-2396 -- History of Education
  • LB1025-1050.7 -- Teaching (Principles of Practice)
  • LB1140-1140.5 -- Preschool Education
  • LB1501-1547 -- Primary Education
  • LB1603-1695 -- Secondary Education (High Schools)
  • LB1705-2286 -- Education and Training of Teachers
  • LB2300-2430 -- Higher Education
  • LC8-6691 -- Special Aspects of Education

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Education resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Adult Education
  • Distance Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Education, Elementary
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Preschool
  • Education, Primary
  • Education, Secondary
  • Educators
  • Home Schooling
  • Schools
  • Teaching
  • Vocational Education


The following titles are a selection of what is available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:


Essential science for teachers: Physical Science
A professional development course for K-6 science teachers that provides in-class activities, real-world examples and interviews with scientists related to physical science concepts which teachers need in today's standards-based curricula. Each episode is one hour in length.
Call #: QC30 .E77 2004 DVD (Instructional Videos), Guide available at circulation desk

Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.

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