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Education: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources. Second Edition. Reference Sources in the Social Sciences Series


The purpose of this guide is to provide information about the key reference and information resources in the field of education. Sources include items published from 1990 through 1998, with selective inclusion of significant or unique works published prior to 1990. The guide is divided into 14 categories that reflect different aspects of education: general education sources; educational technology and media; early childhood, elementary, and secondary education; higher education; multilingual and multicultural education; special education; adult, alternative, continuing, and distance education; career and vocational education; comparative and international education; curriculum, instruction, and content areas; educational administration and management; educational history and philosophy; educational research, measurement, and testing; and educational psychology. Each of the categories may have up to nine subcategories focusing on a different type of publication, including: bibliographies; dictionaries and encyclopedias; directories and almanacs; guides, handbooks, and yearbooks; indexes and abstracts, statistical sources; World Wide Web and Internet sources; journals; and biographies. Entries include the following information when available: author or editor, title, edition, place and date of publication, publisher, pagination or volumes, prices, LC (Library of Congress) number, ISBN, series, indexes, and an annotation. The guide includes author, title, and subject indexes. (MES)

  • Contributor: O'Brien, Nancy Patricia
  • Author's address: Libraries Unlimited, Inc., P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633 ($40). Tel: 800-237-6124 (Toll Free)
  • Date Published: 00-00
  • Year: 2000

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