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Education Research Guide: Reference Resources

Selected Dictionaries

Selected Reference Sources

Dictionary - A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with definitions.


Jarvis, Peter.  International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education. 2nd. ed.,
V.A.: Stylus Publishing,1999.  Ref. LC5211.J37


Vergason, Glenn A. Dictionary of Special Education and Rehabilitation. 3rd. ed. Denver,
Colorado: Love Publishing Company, 1990.  Ref. LC3957.V47


Winn, Ralph B. Editor John Dewey: Dictionary of Education. Westport, Connecticut:
Greenwood Press Publishers, 1972.  Ref. LB875.D37

Selected Directories

Style Code:

Accredited Institutions of Postsecondary Education, Programs, Candidates. Washington, DC: American Council on Education, 2009/2010.  Edu. Ref. L901.A48

Barron's Profiles of American Colleges.  Hauppauge, N.Y.: Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 2011.  Edu. Ref. L901.B37

The College Blue: Degrees Offered by Colleges and Subjects.  Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale Corporation, 2005.  Edu. Ref. L901.C6

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work.  Princeton, N.J.: Peterson's, A division of Thomson Learning, Inc., 2003.  Edu. Ref. L901.P46

National Faculty Directory.  Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale Corporation, 2005.  Edu. Ref. L901.N34

Patterson's Elementary Education.  Schaumburg, IL: Educational Directories Inc., 2005.  Edu. Ref. L901.P33

Private Independent Schools.  Wallingford, Conn: Bunting and Lyon, Inc., 2007.  Edu. Ref. L901.P68

World List of Universities & Other Institutions of Higher Education.  New York: N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.  Edu. Ref. L900.I57

Print Encyclopedia availabe at DSU Library

Electronic Encyclopedia availabe at DSU Library

Selected Handbooks

Kasworm, Carol E., et al.  Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education. Los Angeles: Sage, 2010.  Edu. Ref. LC5251.H28

Tillman, Linda C.  The Sage Handbook of African American Education. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2009.  Edu. Ref. LC2717.S34

Ryan, Katherine E.  The Sage International handbook of Educational Evaluation.  Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2009.  Edu. Ref. LB2822.75.S23

Thomas, Murray R. Theses and Dissertations: a guide to Planning, Research, and Writing.  Thousand Oaks, Calif.:Corwin Press, 2008.  Edu. Ref. LB2369.T458.

Florian, Lani.  The Sage Handbook of Special Education.  Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2007.  Edu. Ref. LC3965.S235

Evertson, Carolyn M.  Handbook of Classroom Management: Research, Practice, and Contemporary Issues.  Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc., 2006.  Edu. Ref. LB3013.H336.

Banks, James A.  Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2004.  Edu. Ref. LC1099.3.H35

Swanson, H. Lee. et al.  Handbook of Learning Disabilities.  New York: Guillford Press, 2003.  Edu. Ref. LC4704.H364

Hall, Nige,l et al.  Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy.  Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2003.  Edu. Ref. LB1139.5.L35 H36

Jimerson, Shane R.  The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: from Research to Practice.  Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc., 2006.  Edu. Ref. LB3013.3.H346.

Conrad, Clifton F.  The Sage Handbook for Research in Education: Engaging Ideas and Enriching Inquiry.  Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2006.  Edu. Ref. LB1028.S14.

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