by Melissa Browne – February 14, 2022

Use the tools on this guide to get started with your research in Education and related fields.


Melissa Browne

Student Services Librarian


In this Guide:

Oxford Bibliographies - Education Icon

Includes more than 175 entries on a variety of education-related topics. Combines the features of an annotated bibliography and a scholarly encyclopedia to provide an authoritative guide to the current scholarship.

Oxford Bibliographies - Childhood Studies Icon

The scholarly study of children and young people is a relatively new multidisciplinary effort that spans multiple epistemologies and methodologies, making it challenging for students and scholars to stay informed. From psychology to labor rights, from ethics to education, Childhood Studies is one of the most active fields in academia today. It encompasses the meanings that adults place on children’s innocence or competence, and interrogates the notion of childhood as a social category.

Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education
Cover ArtLocation: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference LC1099 .E39 2012 (Lib Use Only)

Presents research and statistics, case studies and best practices, policies and programs. Covers the full spectrum of diversity issues, including race, class, gender, religion, language, exceptionality and the global dimensions of diversity as they relate to education.

Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
Cover ArtLocation: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference LB17 .E53 2009 (Lib Use Only)

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the social and cultural foundations of education. The first two volumes consist of A-Z entries and include essays representing the major disciplines (philosophy, history, sociology, etc.). A third volume is made up of documentary, photographic, and visual resources.

Encyclopedia of Language and Education Icon
Cover ArtLocation: ebook

Offers the newest developments in research and scholarly content essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. Includes contributions from non-English speaking parts of the world, providing truly global coverage.

Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education Icon
Cover ArtLocation: ebook

Covers many topics in the field with entries ranging from short descriptions to much longer pieces where the topic warrants more elaboration. The entries provide access to theories and to research in the area and refer to the leading publications for further reading.

Encyclopedia of Science Education Icon
Cover ArtLocation: ebook

Covers the range of methodologies and perspectives via contributions from leading researchers. Because of the ways in which science education scholarship has led to developments in other curriculum areas, the encyclopedia has broad significance.

A Dictionary of Education
Cover ArtLocation: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference LB15 .D483 2008 (Lib Use Only)

Provides clear and concise definitions for 1,250 terms that anyone studying education or involved in teaching is likely to encounter. Coverage includes all sectors of education: pre-school, primary, secondary, further and higher education, special needs, adult and continuing education, and work-based learning.

Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning Icon
Cover ArtLocation: ebook

Provides up-to-date, broad and authoritative coverage of the specific terms mostly used in the sciences of learning and its related fields, including relevant areas of instruction, pedagogy, cognitive sciences, and especially machine learning and knowledge engineering.

The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education Icon
Cover ArtLocation: ebook

Presents the latest policies, practices, and theories related to the interdisciplinary field of bilingual and multilingual education. Coverage of language and education issues in specific and diverse regional/geographic contexts, pedagogical issues, and perspectives on the needs of specific learner populations.