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The following resources are helpful in searching education issues.

Catalog | Print | Databases | Web sites

I. Search our catalog

Access our catalog here with the following suggested subject keywords:

  • (topic) education, e.g.,: elementary education, middle school education, special education
  • distance education
  • education, higher
  • universities and colleges
  • school (topic), e.g.: school management, school supervision
  • educational (topic), e.g.: educational program, educational planning, educational psychology
  • scholarships
  • teaching

When searching our catalog for New Jersey-related materials, use the New Jersey subject keyword index.

II. Helpful Print Resources:

Encyclopedia of American education. Harlow G. Unger. New York: Facts on File, c2001.
Call #: R370.973 U57 2001 Reference – Level 4

Concise encyclopedia of special education edited by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher –Janzen. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & sons, c.2002.
Call #: R371.9 C744 2002 Reference – Level 4

The encyclopedia of learning disabilities Carol Turington, Joseph Harris. New York: Facts on File, 2002.
Call #: R371.9 T939 Reference – Level 4

Educational rankings annual. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, c1991 - .
Call #: R370 E24 Reference – Level 4

The world of learning. London, Europa Publications [1st] –ed. 1947 - .
Call #: R060 W927 Reference – Level 4

The handbook of private schools. Boston, Mass.: Porter Sargent, c1952 - .
Call #: R371.02 H236 Reference – Level 4

Peterson’s guide to distance learning programs. Princeton, N.J.: Peterson’s c2005 - .
Call #: R374.4 P485 Reference – Level 4

III. Electronic Books

Find a listing of education titles here

IV. Electronic Databases

Access our databases by subject listing and title listing.

Career/college information:

Journal articles and essays:

Curriculum resources and educational assessment information:

V. Recent Reports and Studies

More Security Awaits Students Heading Back to School

Pew's Back to School Nutrition Resource Guide

Ready, Willing and Able?

Will It Be on the Test?

VI. Websites

Admissions and Testing:

Adult and Continuing Education:

Colleges and Universities:

Curriculum and Assessment:

Distance Education:

E-Learning Resources:

Grants and Financial Aid:

Home Schooling:

Minority Resources:

New Jersey Education Agencies and Associations

New Jersey Schools

Special Needs:

Teachers' Resources:

Statistics and Data:

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