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Education Resources
Reference
On the shelf
* Encyclopedia of Education (8 vol) Ref LB15 E47
    Education in the U.S.: A Documentary History (Ref LA205 .C53)
  * Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia (Ref LC189.95 E38)
    Encyclopedia of Special Education (Ref LC4007 .E53)
    Handbook of Reading Research (Ref LB1050 .H278)
    Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia (Ref LB17 .P485)
    Digest of Educational Statistics (Ref L111 .A6)
    Teacher Certification Requirements, All 50 States (Ref LB1771 .T43)
Online
  Credo Reference- Good collection of basic education sources
 
  National Center for Education Statistics

  Research Starters - Education
Find help getting your research project started with an overview of your topic and suggestions for more information
 
Journal Article Indexes

 

    Academic Search Complete
This index is a general coverage index but includes a great many education journals. Many articles are available in our collection or in full-text online, but for those that are not, interlibrary loan can be requested (Using interlibrary loan)
    ERIC (Ebsco)
ERIC is the premier index of education materials. The database includes both journal articles (EJ) and unpublished documents relating to education topics (ED). Some articles are avaiable in full-text. Many of the documents (ED) are full-text
    Primary Search
Full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines from 1990 forward. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (lexile)
    Professional Development Collection
Intended for professional educators, this database is also great for students and provides a highly specialized collection of more than 750 full-text journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles
    Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators
    ...more indexes
Journals
Alphabetical list of current journals at Colman Library. Current issues are on the main floor; issues older than 6 months will be found on the lower floor.
     
Books
If you're browsing the shelves, most books in education have call numbers beginning with L.
    NIC
Books at Colman Library
    WorldCat
Locate books available elsewhere and request via interlibrary loan
     
Internet Resources
    ERIC (No login req'd)
    Illinois Education Association
    Illinois State Board of Education
 

Illinois Certification Testing Information (ICTS)

    Illinois State Board of Education Certification Requirements
   

Illinois State Board of Education Online Teacher Information System (OTIS)

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