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Key: Misenheimer
                  Print = Misenheimer Print    Charlotte Print = Charlotte Print    Library-supplied online resource = Online (Library-Provided)*   WWW Resource = Online (Internet Resource)
* Library-provided resources require your password for off-campus access

Getting Started/Reference Sources

Misenheimer
                  Print Encyclopedia of American Education, REF LB17.U54 1996
Misenheimer Print Encyclopedia of Education, REF LB17.E47 2003
Misenheimer Print Encyclopedia of Special Education, REF LC4007.E53 2007
WWW ResourceNational Center for Education Statistics, includes the Digest of Education Statistics and many other statistical publications
WWW ResourceNorth Carolina Standard Course of Study
Misenheimer Print Special Education Almanac, REF LC3981.S577 2005

More dictionaries and encyclopedias related to these subjects are available in the Misenheimer reference room and the Charlotte library.


Journal Articles

Library-supplied online resource Education Full Text: Indexes and abstracts articles from over 450 core education periodicals with full text of over 250 of them
WWW Resource ERIC: Index to education journals and documents; full text of some documents (but not journals)
Library-supplied online resource ProQuest Career & Technical Education: Vocational information and technical education topics
Library-supplied
                online resource ProQuest Education Journals: Database of journals covering all levels of education
Library-supplied online resource SIRS Knowledge Source: Articles, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research and homework

You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Find a Journal. You can request articles in journals we don't own via interlibrary loan.


Books

Library-supplied online resource Pfeiffer's Catalog (no password needed). Books and e-books in both libraries. Education books usually have call numbers beginning with L and are located on the main stack level in Misenheimer. Misenheimer books can be sent to Charlotte and vice-versa.

Children's Books: In the catalog, children’s books will have “Juvenile” or "Newbery/Caldecott" listed as the location. All are in Misenheimer. They are on the 4th stack level in a separate section. In spite of what the catalog might tell you, the books’ call numbers begin with ZZ! To find a children’s book, write down the call number from the catalog, go to the ZZ section on the 4th stack level, and look for your call number WITHIN the ZZ’s. Note: Newbery and Caldecott award-winners are in a separate section on the main floor. Honor books are shelved in the main juvenile collection, but are noted as honor books in the catalog.

Library-supplied online resource WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.


Lesson Plans, Standards, etc.

WWW ResourceBlue Web'n: A collection of links to online lesson plans, activities, projects, and other teaching tools.
WWW ResourceColumbia Education Center: Contains many lesson plans, curriculum units, and more for K-12; especially useful for math and science.
WWW ResourceEducation World: Includes education articles, lesson plans, many links to education sites, and more.
WWW ResourceEducator's Reference Desk: Lesson plans, much more
WWW ResourceGateway to Educational Materials: Large collection of education resources
WWW ResourceLearnNC: North Carolina Teachers' Network, with standards and standards-based lesson plans.
WWW ResourceNational Education Association: A wealth of education information from the NEA.



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