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  • Some useful titles for education writing help:


      • Evaluating Research in Academic Journals: A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation: H 62 .P97 2008
      • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: In-Library Use Copies: Reserve Shelf; Checkout Copies: BF 76.7 .P83 2010
      • Teacher Talk: The Art of Effective Communication: LB 1033.5 .C43 2003
      • Using Sources Effectively: Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism: LB 2369 .H37 2005


    • The Reference Section of the library is also a great place to look for information. Some helpful titles:


      • The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities| Ref. LB 1139.35 .A37 E53 2006
      • Encyclopedia of Primary Education| Ref. LB 1556.7 .G7 H39 2010
      • The Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities | Ref. LD 4704.5 .T86 2002


  • InterLibrary Loan is a convenient way to obtain materials not available at the SKC Library.
Scholarly Journal Articles
  • In Print at SKC Library
    American Journal of Education L 11 .S55
    Child Development HQ 750 .A1
    Child Development Perspectives HQ 767.8 .C43
    Childhood Education LB 1141 .C5
    Chronicle of Higher Education LB 2300 .C57
    Harvard Magazine LH 1 .H3 A5
    Instructor L 11 .I55
    Newest issue in Commons
    Journal of American Indian Education E 97.1 .J68
    Newest issue in Commons
    Journal of Education L 11 .J5
    Mailbox LB 1501 .M35
    Newest issue in Commons
    Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development HV 6545 .P487
    Tribal College Journal E 97 .T72
    Newest issue in Commons
  • Online Journals via SKC Databases
    • SKC subscribes to several Education specific databases through the EbscoHost platform. They are great places to begin academic research projects.
      • ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education
      • MAS Ultra – School Edition Contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines
      • Middle Search Plus Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines
      • Primary Search Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research
      • Professional Development Collection Most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals in the world


    • The titles listed below are just a sample of full-text journals available in Education.


    Journal Title Database Full-text Coverage
    British Educational Research Journal
    An international forum for articles of interest to researchers in education
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 1990-present
    Educational Leadership
    Articles presenting a variety of viewpoints aimed at leaders in elementary, middle and secondary education, those interested in curriculum, instruction, supervision and leadership in schools
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 1974-present
    Exceptional Children
    Original research on the education and development of exceptional infants, toddlers, children and youth and articles on professional issues of concern to special educators
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 2001-present
    Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
    Peer-reviewed. Goals are to encourage innovative ways of teaching and studying literacy and to address problems and faced by educators
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 1996-present
    Journal of Curriculum Studies
    Addresses questions of theory, practice and policy-making in all areas of curriculum and teaching
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 1997-present
    Journal of Educational Research
    Original manuscripts that describe or synthesize research of direct relevance to educational practice in elementary and secondary schools; experiments, evaluations, ethnolography, replications and essays
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 1974-present
    Journal of Experimental Education
    For researchers and practitioners interested in the advancement of educational research and its implementation to improve the educational process. Includes research studies that address all levels of schooling
    EbscoHost – Academic Search Complete 1994-present
    Journal of Teacher Education
    Conceptual and empirical articles that contribute to teacher education as a field of inquiry
    InfoTrac – Academic OneFile 1997-present