A Find & Request link under the title means that the book is not in our collection or is checked out, but is likely held at one of our partner libraries.
You can request the book by clicking on Find & Request and selecting Request from Summit.
It takes approximately five days to receive an item through Summit.
If a book is not available in our collection or Summit, often we can still get it for you!
Just request it through Interlibrary Loan.
Please note: it can take up to 12 days to receive a book through interlibrary loan.
Subject headings allow you to search library catalogs for materials on a particular topic.
Often subject heading searching can be more productive than searching by simple keywords.
Listed here are some major subject headings of interest for research in special education.
If you want to find other subject headings just ask a reference librarian .
|children with disabilities (prior to ~1999:physically handicapped children)||children with visual disabilities|
|developmentally disabled children||Down syndrome|
|exceptional children||gifted children|
|hearing impaired children||learning disabilities|
|mainstreaming in education||special education|
Books in the library are organized by call number and are located between the basement and 5th floors.
Books that are similar will be grouped together, so it's often worthwhile to browse the collection.
Here are the most common places you will likely find books related to special education:
|RC 321-571||Neurology and Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry|
|RC 346-429||Neurology, Diseases of the Nervous System (including speech disorders)|
|RC 554 -569.5||Personality Disorders, Behavior Problems|
|RC 569.7-571||Mental Retardation|
|RE 48||Blindness in Children|
|RF 110-320||Otology, Diseases of the Ear|
|RJ 496||Language, speech and hearing disorders and development|
|RJ 138-134||Developmental Disabilities|
|LC 3950-4806.5||Exceptional Children and Youth, Special Education|
|BF 712-724.85||Developmental Psychology|
|BF 721-723||Child Psychology|
|HQ 767.8-792.2||Children, Child Development (including child rearing, child life, play, socialization, children's rights)|
|Social Service to:|
|HV 873-887||Destitute, Neglected, and Abandoned Children|
|HV 888-907||Children with Disabilities|
|HV 1421 -1441||Young Adults, Youth, Teenagers|
|HV 1551-3024||Persons with disabilities (including blindness, deafness, persons with physical and mental disabilities)|
These will be useful when doing your own research or if you are taking a course on research methods.