Reference sources are usually items such as encyclopedias, dictionaries,
handbooks, almanacs or yearbooks that contain an overview of a topic or
brief factual information that is generally subject specific.
In Print at Spiva Library
These books can be found, by the call number indicated, in our Reference collection located on the 3rd floor.
eBooks - available full-text online, anywhere, anytime
Almanac of American Education
Contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphics that paint a compelling picture of the state of education in America.
Oxford Dictionary of Education
Contains definitions for 1,250 terms, entry-level weblinks, a timeline summary of landmark educational legislation since 1945 and a glossary of acronyms. In addition, there is a useful, fully cross-referenced section of comparative terms used in the US, Canada, Australia, and South Africa.
Philosophy of Human Learning
A philosophical treatment of the concept of learning as it applies to childrearing and education
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