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Curriculum Library Overview: Home

Children's Books, Teaching Aids, Puppets, Games, and lots more!

Collection overview

List of shelving locations within the curriculum library. Call numbers beginning with CL Fic are chapter books. CL Pic are picture books. CL ER are easy readers. CL biog are biographies. CLX is the designation for nonprint materials. If the call number begins with CL followed first by numbers, it is nonfiction. Call numbers that begin with CL followed first by letters, where the letters do not match any of the other sections described previously, refer to teaching aids.

Finding Non-Print Items

Search the library catalog to find Curriculum Library Non-Print materials.

Non-print items include:

  • Posters
  • Big books
  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Photos
  • Digital library/online archives
  • Puppets
  • Atlases
  • Globes
  • Music (streaming, MP3, or CD)

Finding Books

Search the library catalog using keywords related to your topic.

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Advanced Search

Need a refresher on how to find a book on the shelf? Check out this video.

Children's Books

To limit your search to Children's books, try changing the audience or searching with an added subject term.  You can find these options in the advanced search.


Finding Education Articles

  • Academic Search Premier: Includes many scholarly and full text articles. Has many full text, scholarly articles on education and other subjects.
  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Center): Limits to articles on education.
    • Advanced Search allows limiting by level (ie. Early Childhood, specific grade levels, etc.).
    • ERIC is a specialized education database with informative abstracts, but many articles are not full-text.
    • Use "Full-Text from ERIC" link if provided. If not, use red "Find It" button to check other databases. If no other databases have that publication, select From another library to request Interlibrary Loan (free).

Finding Media

To limit library catalog searches to visual materials, use the Advanced Search & limit. DVDs and audio books are located on the third floor.

Loan Periods

Materials may be renewed twice if it is not needed by another person or for reserve.

Books & Non-Print Materials (Puzzles, Games, Puppets, etc.)

4 weeks

Magazines, DVDs & Audio Books

2 weeks

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