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When doing your research, sometimes books are exactly what you need.

Books provide you with comprehensive information about your topic, providing you with an overview, background, and major theories in depth.

Finding books by different authors will often allow you to have many different points of view about the same subject.

Search for books here at Millikin's library in the online catalog.

General books on Education:

Browse the following areas of the library's stacks (second floor) in the following call number ranges:

 

L Education (General)
LA - History of education
LB - Theory and practice of education
LC - Special aspects of education.
LD - Individual institutions- United States
LE - Individual institutions- America (except United States)
LF - Individual institutions- Europe
LG - Individual institutions- Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean Islands,
       Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands
LH - College and school magazines and papers
LJ - Student fraternities and societies, United States
LT - Textbooks

For more a more complete description of the "L" call numbers, visit the Library of Congress Catalog Directory

Browse by subject in the online catalog:

Sometimes one of the best ways to find books on your topic is to do some subject browsing in the Online catalog.

There are two ways to do this easily:

Number 1

  • Do a regular search for your topic and find a book that is good for your research.
  • In the result list from the search, click on the title of the book so that you can the full record of information about it.
  • After the publication information, there is a section called "Topics".
  • This list of the subjects describes the content of the book. If one of these subject headings looks useful for your topic, click on it.
  • Once you click on one of the topics, the catalog will do a new search to show you the items that have that topic listed.

    Number 2
  • In either the Advanced or the regular search, type in the term for your search.
  • Set the drop down box to Subject.
  • Click search, this brings up the list off books categorized for that subject.

Possible Subject Headings to use as search terms:

bilingualism United States
community and school
curriculum planning
early childhood education
education
education, bilingual United States
education research
educational change
effective teaching
language acquisition
language arts
mixed ability grouping
multicultural education
 
 
 
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