Education Preschool, K-12

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Reference Databases

For quick overviews of your research topic, start with these databases. They offer encyclopedia chapters, statistical data and more. Log in with your SUNY Adirondack username/password if requested:

Education Reference Books

 Reference books offer quick background information and overviews on specific subjects.

Here are some examples:

  • Handbook of Child Psychology (4 vol.) REF BF721.H26 1998
  • Statesman's Yearbook (Annual) REF JA51.S7
  • Almanac of American Education 2014-2015 REF LB2846.A45 2015
  • Handbook of Learning Disabilities REF LC4704.H364 2013
  • The Complete Learning Disabilities Directory REF LC4704.6.C66 2012

World Education Information

For students researching the educational systems of various countries, use the online version of the World Education Encyclopedia, in the Gale Virtual Reference Library database mentioned below. You may also want to use these two U.S. government sources for updated statistics and data:

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