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LIBRARY GUIDE TO FE 593 - Research in Early Childhood (Gunsberg)

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Library Catalog
Use the catalog to find books, videos, recordings, and goverment documents we have at the library.

A statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. It allows you to request books at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.

Finding Articles
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ERIC - A good place to find articles and reports in all aspects of education.

PsycINFO & PsycARTICLES - These two databases contain many scholarly items on any topic related to childhood development.

Psychology: SAGE Full Text - This database contains full-text access to 34 psychology journals including Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Education: SAGE Full Text - Here you'll find the contents of 36 full-text journals from SAGE including the American Educational Research Journal.

JSTOR & Project MUSE - These two are great collections of scholarly, full-image articles.

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory - This database will help you determine whether a journal title is peer-reviewed.

You can find many other databases in the Find Databases by Subject section of our website as well!

** These resourceses are available to Oakland University students, faculty and staff only! **

Online Reference Materials
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
This is an is an authoritative, accessible and up-to-date account of all aspects of child development. Written by an international team of experts, it adopts an interdisciplinary approach and covers everything from prenatal development to education, pediatrics, neuroscience, theories and research methods to physical development, social development, cognitive development, psychopathology and parenting (2005).
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care

Cathy Nutbrown, a leading academic in early childhood education, identifies and explains key terms and practices central to the work and study of early childhood in this accessible reference text.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children
This is an essential reference on research in early childhood education not only in the United States but throughout the world. It provides a comprehensive overview of important contemporary issues and the information necessary to make judgments about these issues (2006).
Does the Library Have the Journal I Need?

Use the advanced search feature of Library OneSearch to see if we have access to a particular journal title either in print or online. For example, if you needed the following article, enter the information into the advanced search form to find out if we have access to volume 101, issue 2:

  • Stromswold, K. (2006). Why aren't identical twins linguistically identical? Genetic, prenatal and postnatal factors. Cognition, 101(2), 333-384.

 If we don't have your article electronically or in-print, try ordering the article through InterLibrary Loan using ILLiad.

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