Cindy Strong is the liaison librarian for the School of Education.
Office: #127 Main floor of the library
- To find journal articles, begin your research with one of the Core Resources listed on the Databases page.
- After exploring the Databases, check out the Websites page for helpful, mostly free, Internet sites for research.
- Examine the Reference Sources page for print reference items.
APA sample title page and References list
Finding Full Text --lists the steps to take to locate full text copies of journal articles.
PsycINFO Classification Codes --list of Classification Codes to use for focused searching in particular areas such as Educational Leadership, Education Psychology, Special Education, Gifted and Talented, Curriculum & Program Teaching Methods, etc.
3-D Play Therapy Collection WORD document outlining the steps to search SPU's 3-D/Bibliotheraphy Collection (puppets, toys, games) which is part of the Curriculum Collection on the 3rd floor of the library.
Bibliotheraphy WORD document outlining the steps to search for books in the SPU Collection coded for bibliotherapy using ASCA Classification terms.
Curriculum Collection WORD document outlining the steps to search SPU's Curriculum Collection, which is housed on the 3rd floor of the library.
Test File WORD document outlining the steps to search SPU's Test File.
EDAD 6589 Dr. Bond Current Issues in Ed Leadership
Database Search Steps
Finding Full Text
Common Core State Standards comparison with Standards for the 21st-Century Learner this American Association of School Librarians web page, provides tables showing how the how the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner align with the Common Core State Standards.
Use the "Finding Full Text" document hyperlinked above to find the full text of the Ballard and Francis articles listed below. Also, the March 1999 (83:605) issue of the NASSP Bulletin was devoted to Information Literacy and library programs. I recommend you look at the articles.
Ballard, S., & Fontichiaro, K. (2010, Dec). More than shushing and shelving. Principal Leadership, 11(4), 50-54.
Francis, B. H., & Lance, K. C. (2011, July/Augst). The impact of librarya media specialists on students and how it is valued by administrators and teachers: Findings from the latest studies in Colorado and Idaho. TechTrends, 55(4), 63-69.
Johnson, D. (2005, Jan/Feb). Getting the most from your school library media program. National Association of Elementary School Principals, 84(3), 43-46. Retrieved from http://www.naesp.org/resources/2/Principal/2005/J-Fp43.pdf
Patten, K. (2002, July). Save the librarians. American School Board Journal, 189(7), 36-37.
EDU 6895 Curriculum & Instruction Orientation
Information Literacy Orientation Screencast I
Information Literacy Orientation Screencast II
Overview of Resources
Database Search Steps
Post Graduate Resources