EDPD 3340 (Dr. Capt): Educational Foundations

Purpose: To acquaint you with materials in Cornette Library and on the World Wide Web that will make research for your assignment easier.


Cornette Library's online catalog
Includes books, government documents, videos, journal titles, etc. available throughout the Library. Suggested searches include:
  • a keyword search for your subject, such as diversity education.
  • the general LC subject heading multicultural education.
  • the LC subject heading for a specific time and place such as Multicultural education--Study and teaching--United States.

To determine the most appropriate subject headings for your search, refer to the red Library of Congress Subject Headings near the Reference computers in the Library or search the online Library of Congress Authorities Catalog.

  • Online catalog for libraries around the world.
  • Lists Cornette Library books along with many more in other libraries.
  • Search by keyword, author, title, or subject.
  • Request books not in Cornette Library through the pre-filled Interlibrary loan form. Allow at least two weeks for the books to arrive.


Journal, Magazine, & Newspaper Articles

Provide current information

How to Access Databases

Which database?

One interface to the ERIC research articles and reports. Links to full text of articles in other library resources.
ERIC (FirstSearch)
Another interface to the ERIC research articles and reports with links to full text of articles in other library resources.
ERIC (U. S. Department of Education
Another interface to the version available freely from the U.S. Department of Education.

Other Related Resources

Subject Guides
Recommend other databases with material on the subject.

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Web Sites

The Web can be a useful source for finding primary sources and scholarly information as many libraries, archives, museums, and individual researchers have put digitized (scanned) images on their Web sites. You will also find secondary sources that can lead you to additional primary sources.


Web Guides


Citing Your Sources

Why must I cite the sources I use for research projects?



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