PSU Library Catalog - Books
Results include both print books and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and other libraries.
Request Items from Other Libraries
While the Portland State Library has a large collection of books, articles, and journals, we may not have a specific item you are looking for. In that case, you may be able to get it for you from another library.
- If you find an item in the catalog and our copy is not available you can Request from other libraries
Research Methods in Education
These will be useful when doing your own research or if you are taking a course on research methods.
Using Subject Headings to Search for Books
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 education.
If you want to find other subject headings just ask a reference librarian.
|Adult Education||Case Method|
|Adult Learning||Multicultural Education|
|Critical Pedagogy||Distance Education|
|Career Education||Communication in Education|
|Early Childhood Education||Education -- aims and objectives|
|Education -- experimental methods||Education -- finance|
|Education -- law and legislation||Education -- philosophy|
|education -- political aspects||popular education|
|education, urban||Feminism and Education|
Learning, Psychology of
Where are Education Books in the Library?
Here are the most common places you will likely find books related to education on the 3rd floor of the library:
|LA||History of Education|
|LB||Theory and Practice of Education|
|LB 1025 - 1050.7||Teaching (principles and practices)|
|LB 1140 - 1140.5||Preschool education|
|LB 1141 - 1489||Kindergarten|
|LB 1501 - 1547||Elementary education|
|LB 1603 - 1695||Secondary education|
|LB 2300 - 2430||Higher education|
|LB 2801 - 3095||School administration and organization|
|LC 65 - 245||Social Aspects of Education|
|LC 196||Critical Pedagogy|
|LC 1390 - 5158||Education of special classes of persons|
|LD||Individual Institutions: United States (e.g. works about or theses done at PSU start with LD 4349)|