Useful resources for research in Early Childhood Education
- About the Library
Must-have information about where we're located, your library card and account, and more
- Get Started on an Assignment
Tips on understanding assignments, choosing topics, sources for finding overviews and background information, etc.
- Search Strategy
How to create effective searches for use in the Library Catalog and research databases
- Find Books
Includes tips for using the Library Catalog plus resources for understanding call numbers and recognizing citations
- Find Articles
Advice and resources for finding articles in research databases, accessing full text, and recognizing citations
Help for using OneSearch effectively (it searches almost all library research databases simultaneously)
- Evaluating Information Sources Guide
Resources to help you critically evaluate the credibility of information sources
- Education Source
Primarily full text for over 1,700 journals, with some full text books and conference papers.
- Education in Video
Provides media "...for training and developing teachers."
- Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Provides descriptive and bibliographic information about books, video recordings, and sound recordings for children and young adults.
- ERIC (EBSCO)
The Educational Resources Information Center, provides more than 1 million abstracts of documents (some available in fulltext) and journal articles (some available in fulltext in the EBSCO version) on education research and practice.
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.
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