Early Childhood Education 2210 Research Guide

Reference Books

The Autism Encyclopedia
Reference RC 553 .A88 A847 2005

Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education
Reference LC4007 .E53 2002

Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia
Reference LB1139.23 .E272 2007

Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence Online

Encyclopedia of Special EducationOnline

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health also online
Reference RC437 .G36 2008

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological DisordersOnline


Use the Library Catalog to locate whole books. Look up your disability topic, e.g. Asperger Syndrome. You may also want to look up “Children with Disabilities—Education.”

Journal Articles

Look up articles in the databases listed below. You will need a C.O.D. Library Card to use these databases off-campus.

  • Academic One File
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Health Source Consumer Edition
  • Health Source Nursing Academic Edition
  • ERIC
  • PsycInfo
  • Suggested Journals

    • Exceptional Children
    • C.O.D. Library 1960-current
      Academic Search Complete Database 2001-present
      Academic OneFile Database 1988-present

    • Focus on Exceptional Children
    • Academic Search Complete Database 1994-present
      Academic OneFile Database 2000-present

    • Teaching Exceptional Children
    • Academic Search Complete Database, 2001-present

    • Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
    • Academic Search Complete Database 1990-2008
      Associates Program Plus 1990-2008

    • Young Children
    • C.O.D. Library latest 3 years

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