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Useful resources for research in Early Childhood Education
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Welcome to the library's research guide for Early Childhood Education. We hope this guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library.  We hope to hear from you!

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    Primarily full text for over 1,700 journals, with some full text books and conference papers.
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    Provides media "...for training and developing teachers."
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database  Icon
    Provides descriptive and bibliographic information about books, video recordings, and sound recordings for children and young adults.
  • ERIC (EBSCO)  Icon  Icon
    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.

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    Advice and resources for finding articles in research databases, accessing full text, and recognizing citations
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    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

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