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Education Research Guide

To find Books & Non-print:

Use the ACM Library Online Catalog by going to the Library Welcome page. Enter a keyword or name in the search box. This online catalog lists all books, ebooks, DVDs, and other non-print items located in libraries at both campuses of ACM. For instructions on how to use the catalog, click on the Help tab at the upper right.

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Books on Education topics have call numbers beginning with the Letter L.

Reference Sources (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.):



  • Encyclopedia of education Ref. LB15. E47 2003 v. 1+
  • The Education week guide to K-12 terminology /
    Ref. LB15 .E335 2009
  • Encyclopedia of American education /
    Ref. LB17 .U54 2007 v.1


To find Articles in Scholarly Journals, Magazines, Newspapers (Databases):

From the Library Welcome page, click on the Access to Research Databases link on the left or top. Note: if you are searching from off-campus you will need to enter your ACM Login first. The following databases cover Education topics:

For Educational Psychology topics, also try: 

For controversial Education social issue topics, try: 


Web Sites:  
ERIC, Educational Resources Information Center 
Education Week Online 
Digest of Education Statistics 
National Education Association 
Education News 
U.S. Dept. of Education 


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