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Library Guide for Education Graduate Students

Basic information on using Purdue Libraries for new Education graduate students.

Education Encyclopedias


CREDO is an online reference library that provides advanced searching and full-text of hundreds of dictionaries and encyclopedias in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

In Education area, it includes titles such as:

  • The Cambridge Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • The Development Dictionary
  • Dictionary of Youth Justice
  • Encyclopedia of Special Education
  • Gender and Education: An Encyclopedia
  • Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
  • Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children
  • International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent
  • Key Concepts in Education
  • Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia
  • SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities
  • Springer International Handbooks of Education: International Handbook of Educational Evaluation
  • Springer International Handbooks of Education: International Handbook of School Effectiveness and Improvement