|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:
- 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.
- 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
early childhood education
education, bilingual United States
mixed ability grouping