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History of education

Last Updated: 29-Jul-2014

This guide is for those beginning research in the history of education.

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Background information

Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LA212 .B295 2008 V.1
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC212.52 .R34 1998
"Herein brief essays describe the over 270 key court decisions, people, types of school desegregation plans, legislation, organizations, terms and concepts, and reports and publications that have played a significant role in the history of this topic."
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1752 .H57 1998
"a concise reference tool for researchers, scholars, teachers, students, and laypersons interested in examining significant events, ideas, movements, institutions, and people concerned with the history of women's education in the United States from the colonial period to the present."
Millennial ed. New York : Cambridge University Press, c2006.
Green Library » InfoCenter: statistics shelves (non-circulating) » HA202 .H57 2006 V.1
See especially the section on Education in Vol. 2, pp. 387-498.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA173 .H584 2009 V.1
New York : Routledge, 2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1099.3 .H57 2008 V.1
Los Angeles : Sage, c2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC2717 .S34 2009
"comprehensive collection of theoretical and empirical scholarship in six important areas: historical perspectives, teaching and learning, PK-12 school leadership, higher education, current issues, and education policy."
Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, c2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LA210 .A15 2008 V.1

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LD4672 .K54 2014
Paris : Tallandier, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC314 .F8 L64 2013
Paris : CNRS, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA691 .P74 2013
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA791 .C38 2013
Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB3056 .G7 W46 2013
[Paris] : Methodologica Universitas, c2013-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2376.6 .F82 D45 2013 V.1


Pittsburgh, Pa.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .H675 V.52 2012
New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, c2005-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LA173 .H58 V.30 2013
[Pittsburgh] University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Use restricted to Green Library » H1 .S612 V.29 2005


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related databases

Indexes and abstracts articles in history, both about the U.S. and Canada.
"APS Online spans over 1,500 titles and 7 million pages of content, from the first American magazines, published in 1741, to the World War II period-200 years of American history as recorded in magazines, journals, and newspapers." This includes fulltext of early education journals such as the American Annals of Education and the American Journal of Education.
Archive of Americana includes Early American Imprints with all sorts of early schoolbooks and other works that touch on education, historical newspapers and historical government documents.
[Norwood, Mass.] : SilverPlatter Information,
"Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 141,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present."
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : ProQuest information and Learning Co. c2005-
C19 Index draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.5 million books and official publications, 71,000 archival collections and 16.3 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 12 bibliographic indexes, including almost a million records from the ongoing digitization of British Periodicals Collections I and II.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Indexes articles on education from English-language periodicals from 1929 to 1983.
Indexes and abstracts articles in history for the world except the U.S. and Canada.
[New York] : JSTOR [New York] : ITHAKA, 1995-
Provides image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities and social sciences. Consult the online tables of contents for holdings, as coverage varies for each title.