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Elementary Education Subject Research Guide: Print Resources

Key resources in Elementary Education

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Reference books include encyclopedias, dictionaries, manuals, handbooks, almanacs, atlases and directories.  The reference books are located in the Cannon Memorial Library in the Reference Section on the main floor.  Reference books do not circulate and may only be used in the library. 

American Public Education Law Primer
REF KF4119.8.E3 B56 2007

Career Opportunities in Education and Related Services
REF LB1775.2 .E33 2006

Dictionary of Education
REF LB15 .D483 2008

Early Childhood Education: an International Encyclopedia
REF LB1139.23 .E272 2007

Education Week Guide to K-12 Terminology
REF LB15 .E335 2009

Educator’s Desk Reference
REF LB1028.27.U6 F74 2002

Educator’s Podcast Guide
REF LB1044.87 .W53 2007

Encyclopedia of American Education
REF LB17 .U54 2001 

Encyclopedia of Education
REF LB15 .E47 2003 (also available online at Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities
REF LC4704.5 .T86 2006

Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators
REF PN1009.A1 C55 2002

Greenwood Dictionary of Education
REF LB15 .G68 2003

Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education
REF LC1099.3 .H35 2004

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature
REF PN1008.5 .I57 2004

Key Ideas in Educational Research
REF LB1028 .S338 2006

Learning Theories A to Z
REF LB15 .L4695 2002

Philosophy of Education: an Encyclopedia
REF LB17 .P485 1996

Psychology of Classroom Learning
REF LB1060 .P89 2009

School Law: What Every Educator Should Know
REF KF4119.8.E3 S35 2008

Tests in Print VII: an Index to Tests, Test Reviews, and the Literature on Tests
REF LB3051 .T45 2006

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How do I find a book on the shelf?

The Cannon Memorial Library uses the Library of Congress classification system to organize the books on the shelves.  This system uses a combination of letters and numbers referred to as LC Call Numbers. Books related to Elementary Education may be found under the following LC Call Numbers:

         Education (General)

LA        History of education

LB        Theory and practice of education

LB 1555-1602 Elementary education

LC        Special aspects of education       

For more information on how to read the LC call numbers and locate a book on the shelf, click here: LC Call Numbers

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