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Welcome to the Secondary Education Research Guide!
This guide is to help support your Secondary Education research by giving an overview of what Secondary Education resources are available in the library, along with some quick tips on how to find and use them.
The Sherratt Library provides access to a number of databases on a wide range of subjects. Below is a list of databases with content related to Secondary Education:
Academic Search Ultimate (ASU)
General collection of journals, magazines, and newspapers in most academic subjects. Search results can be limited to full text and scholarly (peer reviewed) journals.
Education Full Text
Full text of articles from nearly 530 journals, with full-text coverage dating back to 1996.
Educator's Reference Desk
Free resource providing access to resources on a variety of education issues, lesson plans, and a collection of over 200 responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.
Educational Resources Information Center. Index to journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, and standards and guidelines back to 1966.
Middle and Junior High Core Collection (H.W.Wilson)
Collection development database providing librarian-selected titles chosen specifically for readers grades 5 through 9.
Senior High Core Collection (H.W.Wilson)
This collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titles—recommended by collection development specialists—for high school students (grades 9 through 12).
Teacher Reference Center
This database indexes over 260 teacher and adminstrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. Areas of coverage include assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, and Language Arts.
Journals and Periodicals
Although many of the journals we have in the Sherratt Library are available in electronic form, there are times when a print copy is the way to go. Below is a list of journals we have in print and electronic formats. See titles for links to each journal. (Note: Print copies of journals are housed on the first floor of the Sherratt Library, organized alphabetically by title.)
Books and Ebooks
Here at the Sherratt Library, we use the Library of Congress classification system (call numbers) to organize most of our items, including print books and e-books. Below is a general list of call numbers that relate to Secondary Education (they can help you find items on the shelf).
Class L: Education is the classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system and the one we use here at SUU. Education books are located on the Second Floor at these call numbers:
- 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 - United States
- LT - Textbooks
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