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ECE--Early Childhood Education: Overview

by Cindy L. Yonovich

RESEARCH STRATEGY

Use a wide variety of sources!

  • Web sitesChild playing with blocks

    • Contain recent info--note the author, authenticity & currency

    • NAEYC Home Page, Summary of the NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards
    • ALA/ALSC & author pages--recent award winning children's books

  • Reference works online

    • For background, overview, biographical info & literary criticism

    • They vary in scope and format

    • Ask reference librarians for assistance if needed

  • Online catalog for books & DVDs, plus e-book database

    • Search by author, title, subject & keyword

    • Find MCCC Children's Literature + regular collection & e-books

    • Monroe County Library System

  • Online article databases

    • Provide recent research & info for trends and programming

    • Sources include magazines, newspapers & journals

    • Each database has its own editorial policy and navigates differently

Web Sites

Reference Databases

Books & e-Books

Article Databases

Government Documents Search Engine

ECE--Early Childhood Education, Winter 2020