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Teacher Education Research Guide

Finding Articles

Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
An excellent comprehensive academic database covering a host of subjects. Some pscyological subjects (although by no means all) are covered well.
Indexes over 750 journals in the field of education from 1966 to the present.
MAS Complete
A comprehensive general reference database designed for high school and junior college libraries. Includes reports and special issues from over 460 of the most wanted K-12 magazines, Essential Documents in American History (a database of over 1,000 original historical documents including The Bill of Rights, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.), over 3,000 charts, tables and graphs, coverage of the CIA World Factbook, Magill's Book Reviews, and searchable full text for 145 Macmillan Books. Total coverage includes over 1 million articles.
Print Periodicals
American Educator - CMC
Booklist - CMC
Horn Book Guide- CMC
Horn Book Magazine - CMC
Instructor - CMC
Learning and Leading with Technology - CMC
School Library Monthly - CMC
Teaching Tolerance - CMC
Textbook Letter - CMC
Professors also have access to professional periodicals within their content area and will work with students on an individual basis to provide access as needed to complete assignments and projects.

Finding Books & Videos

Search Our Library
Library Catalog
Educational materials and current K-12 state adopted textbooks are available in the Curriculum Materials Center. To limit your results to items in the Curriculum Materials Center, choose the CMC option from the Limit To menu on the Basic Search screen.
Search Elsewhere
Browse Our Stacks
Education books can be found where the LC call number starts with:
L = Education (General)
LA = History of Education
LB = Theory and Practice of Education
LC = Special Aspects of Education
LT = Textbooks
See the Library of Congress Classification System Outline for details
Also, Education books can be found where the Dewey call number starts with:
370 = Education (General)
371 = School Management & Special Education
372 = Elementary Education
373 = Secondary Education
374 = Adult Education
375 = Curriculums
378 = Higher Education
379 = Government regulation, control, support

Departmental Resources

Internet Resources

NC Common Core Resources
NC Common Core and Essential Standards Toolkit K-5
A collection of resources aimed at aiding K-5 educators in developting Common Core compliant curriculum.
NC Common Core Instructional Support Tools
An instructional tool kit designed to help teachers pattern their instruction and classroom student assessments to the state's newly adopted curriculum.
Professional Organizations
Student NC Association of Educators (SNCAE)
A student chapter of the professional association, North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE)
Kappa Delta Pi
An honor society for education students.
NC Department of Public Instruction
Public Schools web site for the state of North Carolina
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
NCATE is the profession.s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Style & Citation Guides

General Citation Help
Citation Guides
Guidelines and sample citations for six citation styles, maintained by the University of North Carolina Greensboro.
Citing References in Your Paper
A guide to citing references in various styles, presented by the University of Wisconsin Madison Writing Center. Includes a section on quoting and paraphrasing sources.
Learn More About Style Guides
Citation help from the University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.
APA Style Help
APA Formatting and Style Guide
Comprehensive guide from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.
APA Quick-Guide
An at-a-glance APA formatting guide courtesy of Dr. Lou Kasias.
Learning APA Style
Comprehensive guide from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.
Learning APA Style
Tutorials and answers to frequently asked citation questions from the APA.
The library currently keeps print copies of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (link to record in OPAC) on 2-hour reserve for in-library use. Check with the Circulation desk to see these copies.