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Resource Guide:
Early Childhood Education

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Preschool children
  • Education, Preschool
  • Education, Primary
  • Kindergarten
  • Adopted children
  • Arts and children
  • Child abuse
  • Child care
  • Preschool teaching
  • Child development
  • Cognition in children
  • Curiosity in children
  • Curriculum planning
  • Day care centers
  • Nursery Schools
  • Head Start Program (U.S.)
  • Child care workers
  • Discipline of children
  • Educational games

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Child and Family Social Work
  • Child: Care, Health, and Development
  • Child Development
  • Child Study Journal
  • Children
  • Children and Schools
  • Children and Society
  • Children Today
  • Children’s Literature
  • Children’s Literature in Education
  • Early Childhood Education Journal
  • Infant and Child Development
  • International Journal of Early Childhood
  • Journal of Research in Childhood Education
  • Primary and Middle Years Educator
  • Primary Teachers
  • Reading Research and Instruction
  • Reading Research Quarterly
  • Reading Teacher
  • Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
  • Young Children (YC)

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Handbook of Research on the Education of Young ChildrenCredo Reference
Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and CareCredo Reference
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child DevelopmentCredo Reference
Encyclopedia of Special EducationCredo Reference
Philosophy of Education: An EncyclopediaCredo Reference
Teaching young children with ADHDLC 4713.2 .L68 2007
Learning to teach everyone’s children : equity, empowermentLC 1099 .G725 2006
The sandbox investment : the preschool movement and…LB 1140.23 .K57 2006
Handbook for working with children and youthBF 723 .R46 H357 2005
Handbook of early childhood literacyLB 1139.5 .L35 H36 2003
Handbook of Child PsychologyREF BF 721 .H242
Childhood in AmericaHQ 792 .U5 R345 2002
From neurons to neighborhoods: the science of early child…HQ 767.9 .F76 2000
Dictionary of American children’s fiction, 1859-1959PS 374 .C454
The Oxford companion to children’s literaturePN 1008.5 .C37
Supporting children’s learning in the early yearse-Book
Negotiating critical literacies with young childrene-Book
Strategies for including children with special needse-Book
Educating and caring for very young childrene-Book
Contemporary Perspectives and Research on Early Childhood EducationeBook
International Perspectives On Early Childhood Education And CareeBook
Handbook of Early Childhood EducationeBook
The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce : Challenges and Opportunities: A Workshop ReporteBook
Early Childhood Education : History, Theory, and PracticeeBook