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Early Childhood Education Research Guide


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For TCC materials, browse the shelves in the following Library of Congress Classification areas:


BF 309-499

Consciousness, Cognition (including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, intelligence)

BF 712-724.85

Developmental Psychology

HQ 767-792.2

Child Development (including child rearing, child life, play, socialization, children’s rights)

LB 1101-1139

Education, Child Study

LB 1139.2-1139.5

Early Childhood Education

LB 1140-1140.5

Preschool Education, Nursery Schools

LB 1141-1489


LB 1501-1547

Primary Education

LB 1555-1602

Elementary or public school education

Most libraries have a section specifically for children where you can find children’s fiction.  Check your campus library for their “Children’s Collection.”

Suggested "keyword terms" to start with:

Child Development and Adolescent Development
Child Study
Children and developmental psychology
Developmental psychology
Infant and Toddler
Infant and Toddler Growth and Development
(Health or Safety or Nutrition) and (Children, infants, toddlers, adolescents)​
Exception Learners
Learning Disabilities (or enter a specific disability such as: Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Visual disorders, Auditory disorders, etc.)
Children and Teaching  Techniques
Children and Learning Styles
Children and (science, math, language, crafts, music, art, etc.)


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