Specialized Reference Books for Educational Research

Maintained by Kathy Dobda.

The reference books listed on this guide can be excellent starting points for your research. Unless noted otherwise, they are available in the Reference Area on the 1st. floor of the Library.

Administration

Book Location Book Title
Reference LB2805 .E53 1988 Encyclopedia of school administration and supervision. Edited by Richard A. Gorton, Gail T. Schneider, James C. Fisher. ORYX Press.
Reference LB2805 .H2864 1999 Handbook of research on educational administration : a project of the American Educational Research Association. Edited by Joseph Murphy and Karen Seashore Louis. Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Early Childhood

Book Location Book Title
Reference LB1139.23 .E53 1992 Encyclopedia of early childhood education. Edited by Leslie R. Williams and Doris Pronin Fromberg. Garland Pub.
Reference LB1139.23 .I68 1992 International handbook of early childhood education. Edited by Gary A. Woodill, Judith Bernhard, Lawrence Prochner. Garland Pub.

Multicultural

Book Location Book Title
Reference LC1099 .D53 1997  Dictionary of Multicultural Education. Edited by Carl A. Grant and Gloria Ladson-Billings. Oryx Press.
LC2717.E53 1996 Encyclopedia of African-American education. Edited by Faustine C. Jones-Wilson ... [et al.] Greenwood Press.
LC1099.3 .M58 1999 Encyclopedia of Multicultural education. Edited by Bruce M. Mitchell and Robert E. Salsbury. Greenwood Press.
Reference LB17 .P485 1996 Handbook of research on multicultural education. Edited by James A. Banks. Macmillan.
Reference LC212.52 .R34 1998 Historical dictionary of school segregation and desegregation : the American experience. Jeffrey A. Raffel. Greenwood Press.

Physical Education and Dance

Book Location Book Title
Reference GV558 .D53 1991 Dictionary of the sport and exercise sciences. Mark H. Anshel, editor ; Patty Freedson ... [et al.] Human Kinetics Books.
Reference GV709 .S44 1996
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Encyclopedia of women and sports. Victoria Sherrow. ABC-CLIO.
Reference GV1585 .I58 1998 International dictionary of modern dance. Edited by Taryn Benbow-Pfalzgraf. St. James Press.
Reference GV1585 .I586 1998 v. 1-6 International encyclopedia of dance : a project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. Founding editor, Selma Founding editor, Selma Jeanne Cohen ; area editors, George Dorris ... [et al.] Oxford University Press.
Reference GV731 .H85 1998 The sports rules book. Human Kinetics Publishers.

Psychology

Book Location Book Title
Reference LB1051 .H2354 1996  Handbook of educational psychology. Edited by David C. Berliner and Robert C. Calfee. Macmillan Library Reference USA.
Reference LB1051 .H2356 1999 The handbook of school psychology. Edited by Cecil R. Reynolds and Terry B. Gutkin. Wiley & Sons, 1999
Reference LB1027.55 .H57 1996 Historical encyclopedia of school psychology. Edited by Thomas K. Fagan and Paul G. Warden.

Special Education

Book Location Book Title
Reference LC3957 .V47 1997 Dictionary of special education and rehabilitation. Edited by Glenn A. Vergason, M.L. Anderegg. Love Pub. Reference USA.
Reference LC4007 .E53 2000 v. 1-3 Encyclopedia of special education : a reference for the education of the handicapped and other exceptional children and adults. Edited by Cecil R. Reynolds and Elaine Fletcher-Janzen. Wiley & Sons.
Reference LC3993.9 .H35 1997 Handbook of gifted education. Edited by Nicholas Colangelo and Gary A. Davis. Allyn and Bacon.

Other

Book Location Book Title
Reference LB1028 .E3184 1997 Educational research, methodology and measurement : an international handbook. Edited by J.P. Keeves. Pergamon.
Reference LC3707 .E53 1998 Educational research, methodology and measurement : an international handbook. Edited by J.P. Keeves. Pergamon.
Reference LC89 .H25 1999 Handbook of educational policy. Edited by Gregory J. Cizek. Academic Press.
Reference LB1050 .H278 1984 v. 1-3, 1984-2000 Handbook of Reading Research. Edited by P. David Pearson. Longman Press.
Reference LC1752 .H57 1998 Historical dictionary of women's education in the United States. Edited by Linda Eisenmann. Greenwood Press.
Reference LC5215 .I586 1996  International encyclopedia of adult education and training. Edited by Albert C. Tuijnman. Pergamon.
Reference LC65 .I58 1995 International encyclopedia of economics of education. Edited by Martin Carnoy. Pergamon.
Reference LB2822.75 .I57 1990 The International encyclopedia of educational evaluation. Edited by Herbert J. Walberg and Geneva D. Haertel. Pergamon.
Reference LB1028.3 .I567 1996 International encyclopedia of educational technology. Edited by Tjeerd Plomp and Donald P. Ely. Pergamon.