PSU Library Catalog - Books
Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.
Requesting Books from Summit
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.
Requesting Books through ILL
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.
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)|