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*EDUCATION RESEARCH*

Find an article, book,/eBook, video, citing example, or get research help from a librarian with an assignment.

Search for books

On the library's homepage, click Books & media

  • Enter the title or topic of the item you want to locate.
  • Use Advanced Search to limit to a specific library location (Juvenile collection, Popular, New Books), language, date.

[ search of libcat ]

Search for items held behind the Library Services Desk on Course Reserves.

[ Course reserves search ]

[ Mobius Logo ]

[ WorldCat ]

[ Maryville Public Library Catalog }

How to search

  • Keyword searching using Boolean Operators
    • AND - results must contain each word:  puppy AND kitten
    • OR - results contain either word:  (puppy OR kitten)
    • AND NOT (book searches) excludes word:  puppy AND NOT kitten

‚Äč[ boolean operators ]
 

"public relations" AND "team-based approach"  

classroom AND (discipline OR management)


("Kansas City" AND NOT Missouri) and 
crime
  • Does the library have the book "____________________"?
  • Click on Title - enter the title you want to locate. (Pro tip: If title doesn't display, remove the subtitle (colon and all text after it)
  • Searching by Author - an author search allows you to browse for items by author. 
    • An author is the person, artist, composer, government body or organization responsible for the creation of the content of a work.
      • Mark Twain
  • Searching by Corporate/Non-Personal Author
    • A corporate author is any group or organization that is responsible for the content of a published work. They include organizations, corporations, governmental entities, and musical or artistic groups.
      • Ford Motor Company 
      • United Nations
    • For corporate bodies that are best known by their abbreviations, search using the abbreviated form.
      • Example: (CNN)

What are wildcards?

  • Use an Asterisk (shift/8) to find all variations of a word

EXAMPLE:  ethic* finds any results with ethic, ethics, ethical

  • Use a Question mark to replace one character within a word 

EXAMPLE:   wom?n finds both woman and women

Browse books on the shelf with Dewey call numbers

  • 107 Philosophy & psychology: Education
  • 207 - Missions and religious education
  • 268 - Religious education
  • 344 - Education law
  • 370 - Education
    • 371 Schools and their activities; special education
    • 372 Primary education (elementary education)
    • 373 Secondary education
    • 374 Adult education
    • 375 Curricula
    • 378 Higher education 
    • 379 Public policy issues in education
  • 407 - Language: Education
  • 507 - Natural sciences and mathematics: Education
  • 607 - Technology: Education
  • 707 - Arts: Education
  • 807 - Literature and rhetoric: Education
  • 907 - History & geography: Education

EBSCOhost eBooks

EBSCOhost eBooks

Comprehensive eBook collection of over 118,000 titles includes digital, full-text versions of academic books from science, education and technology to the humanities and social sciences, literature and fiction. Many (but not all) permit multiple, simultaneous users.

Follett Destiny Discover (K-12 eBooks)

Follett "provides easy web-based access to 45+ Follett eBooks. Many teachers build classroom activities around an eBook that is connected to an interactive whiteboard. Students can search and highlight vocabulary words, read along with the teacher to enhance reading skills, or diagram sentences right in the book on the screen."

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