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INFORMATION RESOURCES IN EDUCATION

 

SELECTED PRINT REFERENCE MATERIALS

 

Specialized Reference Books are a good place to begin your research.

 

The following is a list of selected print reference sources in Education.

Browse our circulating book collection, as well.   

Education books are found primarily in the L sections. 

Math education titles are often shelved in the QA11-13 and QA 135.5 sections. 

Science education books can often be found in the Q11-Q13 sections.

 

Note:  AUD = Chicago campus; SCH = Schaumburg campus.

 

                    

     

 

 

Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia

SCH REF LC189.95 .E38 2002

Education State Rankings

AUD/SCH REF LA 217.2 .E38

Educator’s Desk Reference

AUD/SCH REF LB 1028.27 .U6 F74

Educator’s Handbook on Effective Testing

SCH REF LB3051 .E395 2003

Educator’s Resource Directory

AUD/SCH REF L901 .E44

Encyclopedia of African-American Education

AUD REF LC2717 .E53 1996

Encyclopedia of American Education

AUD/SCH REF LB17 .U54

Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning

RU Online Reference from Sage

 Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration

AUD/SCH REF LB2805.E527 2006

Encyclopedia of Education

AUD/SCH REF LB 15.E47 2003

Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities

SCH REF LC 4704.5 .T86 2002

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education

AUD REF LC1099.3 .M58 1999

Encyclopedia of Special Education

AUD/SCH REF LC4007 .E53 2007

Handbook of Educational Psychology

AUD/SCH REF LB1051 .H2354 2006

Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education

SCH REF LC1099.3 .H35 2004

Handbook of Research on Teaching

SCH REF LB1028 .H315 2001

Handbook of Special  Education Technology Research and Practice

AUD/SCH REF LC 4024.H36 2005

Handbook of Tests and Measurement in Education and the Social Sciences           

AUD REF LB3051.L4543 2000

Higher Education in the United States

SCH REF LA225 .H54 2002

Higher Education Service-Learning Sourcebook

SCH REF LC 220.5 C73 2002

International Encyclopedia of Teaching and

Teacher Education

AUD REF LB1025.3 .I58 1995

International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent

SCH REF LC3993 .I596 2000

Literacy in America

AUD/SCH REF LC151 .L487 2002

National Standards for History

AUD/SCH REF LB1642 .U5 N37 1996

Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia

AUD/SCH REF LB17 .P485 1996

Pioneers of Early Childhood Education

AUD/SCH REF LB1139.23 .P45 1998

Race, Ethnicity and Education

AUD/SCH REF LC 1099.3.R33 2006

Requirements for Certification

AUD/SCH REF LB1771 .W8

The Special Educator’s Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests

AUD/SCH REF LC 4019.P53 2006

Secondary Schools:  A Reference Handbook

AUD/SCH REF LA222 .V55 2003

Standards and Schooling in the United States

AUD/SCH REF LB2822.82 .S82 2001

Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors

AUD/SCH REF Z5811 .E41 2001

World Education Encyclopedia

SCH REF LB15 .W87 2002

 

 

 

NEW CIRCULATING BOOKS IN EDUCATION

 

 

                          

 

AUD                                AUD                          SCH                             SCH

LB1507 .D55 2007            LB 3013 .P24 2008     LB1631.3 .H86 2008       LB2831.92 .B67 2006  

                                                           

 

SEARCHING THE BOOK CATALOG

 

On the Library Home Page, select “RU Catalog.”

Quick Search: Search on 1 search term.

Advanced Search: You can combine search terms with “AND,” “OR” or “NOT.”

 

 

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ONLINE RESOURCES

 

The Library provides access to many online resources that contain citations to scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and reference works.  Many articles include full text.  Access is 24/7 and is available to all RU students, faculty, and staff.

Go to the Library Web Page at www.roosevelt.edu/library and click on “Online Resources by Subject” then click on “Education” or, click here:

http://www2.roosevelt.edu/library/newsite/databases_subject.htm#Education

 

Select a resource and begin searching.

OFF CAMPUS ACCESS:  Authentication is required by entering the numbers on your RU ID. Be sure to use the 23311 in front of your 9-digit RU ID number.

Authentication is only required once per browser session. 

 

Older ERIC Documents on microfiche

 

ERIC “ED” documents from 1992 forward are available in full-text directly through links on the ERIC database.  Level 2 documents are not available online. 

Those numbered between ED338792 – ED434984 are available on microfiche downtown and may be requested at the Library Reference Desk. 

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library has ERIC documents Levels 1 and 2 on microfiche. The Level 1 documents are numbered ED219500-451327 and span 1982-2001. Level 2 documents are numbered ED386530-483004 and span Oct. 2001-2004. For more information, call 847/392-0100.

Documents from 000001 forward are available from National Louis University’s Wheeling Campus. For more information, call 847/947-5503. At this writing, their microfiche is in storage. Call to check availability.

 

 

 

SELECTED ONLINE REFERENCE BOOKS

On the Library Home Page, select "Online Reference Sources."

 

Suggestions:

Credo Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Sage eReference Encyclopedias

 

 

 SELECTED ONLINE DATABASES

 On the Library Home Page, select "Online Resources by Subject."

 

Suggestions:

Academic Search Premier (general content)

ERIC (Education content)

Wilson SelectPlus (general content)

 

If you know the name of the journal for which you are looking, go to “Find Journals and Newspapers by Title or Subject.” Enter the name of the journal, and you will see in which databases you can find the journal, and which database indexes it. 

 

SEARCHING ONLINE DATABASES

For a tutorial on how to search in the databases, go to: http://www2.roosevelt.edu/library/instruction/how-to-use-online-resources.htm

 

     SELECTED WORLD WIDE WEB SITES 

   General Resources

Education Commission of the States – Covers policies, legislative news, issues, and trends

http://www.ecs.org/ 

Education Sector – issues in education

http://www.educationsector.org

 

 

Educational Resources Organizations Directory

http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/Programs/EROD/

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators

http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide

Educator’s Reference Desk

http://www.eduref.org/

Middle Web

http://www.middleweb.com

ERIC Free Database

http://www.eric.ed.gov

National Education Association

http://www.nea.org

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

http://www.free.ed.gov/

National Institute for Early Education Research

http://nieer.org/

Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)

http://www.thegateway.org

National Middle School Association

http://www.nmsa.org/

 

 

Certification and Employment

Certification Requirements - 50 States

http://www.uky.edu/Education/TEP/usacert.html

Employment Opportunities 50 States K-12

http://www.uky.edu/Education/TEP/usajobs.html

Illinois State Board of Education Certification

http://www.isbe.net/certification/

Illinois Certification Testing System – includes study guides & test dates

http://www.icts.nesinc.com/

Illinois Education Job Bank

http://www.illinoiseducationjobbank.org/pages/

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

http://www.nbpts.org/

National Teacher Recruitment Clearinghouse

http://www.joeant.com/DIR/info/get/574/2790

 

Educational Standards

Goals 2000

http://www.ed.gov/G2K

Illinois State Learning Standards

http://www.isbe.state.il.us/ils/

Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning

http://www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks/

NCTM Standards (Mathematics)

http://standards.nctm.org

National Council for the Social Studies – Standards for Teachers

http://www.socialstudies.org/teacherstandards/

 

 

 

Illinois and US - Additional Sites

Illinois Association of School Board Policy Services 

http://www.iasb.com/policy 

Username:  IASBpolicyservices  

Contact library for password 

Illinois Education Association

http://www.ieanea.org/

Illinois State Board of Education

http://www.isbe.state.il.us/

No Child Left Behind – Department of Education

http://www.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml?src=pb

US Department of Education

http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

What Works Clearinghouse

http://www.w-w-c.org/

 

Lesson Plans – Selected Sites

Educators’ Reference Desk Lesson Plans

http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons

DiscoverySchool Lesson Plans and Curriculum Center

http://school.discovery.com/

EdSitement – Humanities LessonPlans – NEH

http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson_index.asp

GEM Gateway to Educational Materials

http://www.thegateway.org

National Archives Teaching with Documents

(Contains primary sources)

http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/teaching_with_documents.html

New York Times Lesson Plan Archive

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/archive.html

PBS TeacherSource           

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/

Read Write Think  - sponsored by IRA and NCTE

http://www.readwritethink.org/

Smithsonian Education

http://smithsonianeducation.org/educators/index.html

 

Literature, Children’s

Cooperative Children’s Book Center

http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/

International Children’s Digital Library

http://www.icdlbooks.org/

Literature for Children

http://palmm.fcla.edu/juv

 

 


 

Selected Online Open Access Journals

Educational Leadership, International Journal of Educational Policy and Leadership

http://www.ascd.org/portal/site/ascd/menuitem.2a4fb56d79bd30a98d7ea23161a001ca/

Education Review: A journal of book reviews

http://edrev.asu.edu/

Education Week Journal

http://www.edweek.org

Progress of Education Reform

http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/ProgressofReform.asp

 

Statistics

Fact Sheets on Higher Education

http://www.acenet.edu/resources/higheredfacts/

Family Taxpayer’s Network – Illinois public school teacher & administrator salaries

http://www.championnews.net

 

 

Illinois State Board of Education – Illinois school district Report Cards

http://webprod1.isbe.net/ereportcard/publicsite/getsearchcriteria.aspx

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) aka Nation’s Report Card

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/

National Center for Education Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/

US Department of Education

http://www.ed.gov/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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