Teacher Education: Books/eBooks

Information and resources related to education research.

Call Numbers

Want to browse the shelves? Here are the Library of Congress call numbers for Education:

L     Education (General)

LA   History of education

LB    Theory and practice of education

LC   Special aspects of education

LD   Individual institutions - United States

LE   Individual institutions - America (except United States)

LF   Individual institutions - Europe

LG   Individual institutions - Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific islands

LH   College and school magazines and papers

LJ   Student fraternities and societies, United States

LT   Textbooks

Suggested Search Terms

Classroom Management
Distance Learning
Early Childhood
Home Schooling
Human Development
Lesson Planning
Special Education
Teaching Methods


Books at Spiva Library are filed by the Library of Congress Classification System.   To  determine the Library of Congress call number of a specific book one must search the Spiva Library Catalog.  A Spiva Library catalog search widget is provided below.  


MOBIUS Union Catalog - allows you to search for and request books from 60+ Missouri Libraries. Typical delivery time is 3-5 business days after receipt of request. This is a FREE service for all current MSSU students, faculty & staff.

Prospector Catalog - allows users to search for and request books form several Colorado and Wyoming libraries.  Typical delivery time is 5-7 business days after receipt of request.  This is a FREE service for all current MSSU students, faculty & staff.

WorldCat - connects you to the collections of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Summon - allows you to search across ALL items (books, articles, newspapers, etc.) held by Spiva Library and beyond.

If we don't own a copy of a book you need,

we can borrow a copy from another library for you

with a service called Interlibrary Loan.

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Google Books

Why use Google Books?

Google Books searches the full-text of books.  It is great for narrow topics because it lets you search within the text of books--you can see the table of contents, index or a portion of the contents of the book.  You can then locate the book in a nearby library.

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ProQuest Ebook Central

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Accessing eBooks

To access the full-text of ebooks from off-campus you must be a current MSSU student, faculty or staff member with a username and PIN.  If you don't know or can't remember your Missouri Southern Username or PIN, please contact the IT Help Desk.

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