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A Guide to Education Resources

Library resources for the study of education.


Almanacs & Yearbooks

World Almanacs

Includes the contents of: the World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998, the World Almanac of the U.S.A., the World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and the World Almanac for Kids.

Print copies are also available of the World Almanac and Book of Facts, and the World Almanac of U.S. Politics.


Oxford English Dictionary

Full-text.  Second edition, updated quarterly.  Click on "Sign In" to access the dictionary. More info

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition

"Over 90,000 entries feature 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes."

Merriam-Webster Online


Statistical Abstract of the United States

As the National Data Book it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. The Abstract is also your Guide to Sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.' A print copy is also available in the library's reference collection.

Tests & Measurements

Mental Measurements Yearbook

A comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments, covering psychology, education, business, leadership, and more. More info