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Education and Childhood Studies: Books & eBooks

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Finding books in the Brynmor Jones Library

Most of your material will be in the High Demand Collection, with other items being in the tower block. The library catalogue displays the location, along with the shelfmark, loan period and availability of each item.

Key classmarks are listed below.  Please use the library catalogue to check the location of specific items.

BF 712 - BF 724.85 Developmental psychology, child psychology
HQ 767.8 - HQ 792.2 Child development, sociology of childhood
HV 697 - HV 700 Family welfare and services
HV 701 - HV 1420.5 Child welfare and children's services
L 1 - LA 2396 Education in general and history of education
LB 1025 - LB 1027.9 Theory and practice of teaching
LB 1028 Educational research
LB 1028.3 - LB 1044.9            Educational technology, online learning, e-learning
LB 1050 Reading
LB 1051 - LB 1101 Educational psychology
LB 1139.2 - LB 1328 Early childhood education
LB 1507 - LB 1555 Primary education
LB 1564 - LB 1602

Curriculum; teaching of specific subjects
NB  Many books on teaching a specific subject are shelved elsewhere
with other books on the subject

LB 1607 - LB 1632 Secondary education
LB 1705 - LB 2165 Teacher training and development
LB 2300 - LB 2396 Higher education; including:
LB 2395 Study skills
LB 2801 - LB 3013

School organisation and management; educational leadership;
classroom management

LB 3050 - LB 3060 Assessment and testing
LC 93 Educational policy
LC 191 - LC 214 Sociology of education
LC 1200 - LC 1203 Inclusive education
LC 3950 - LC 4803 Education of exceptional children - gifted children and children with special educational needs
LC 5201 - LC 5261 Adult and continuing education

Books on the mezzanine

You will also find a range of useful education and childhood studies books on the mezzanine in the Reading Room. These were at the Scarborough campus, where different classmarks were used. Key classmarks in this section are:

155.4 Child psychology, child development
305.231 Social development of children
362.7 Social welfare and services for children
362.82 Social welfare and services for adults
370.1 Philosophy and theory of education
370.7 Education and research into teaching
370.9 History of education
371.1 Education of teachers
371.9 Special education
372 Primary education, by subject
372.3 Computers, science, technology, health
372.4 Reading
372.5 Creative and manual arts
372.6 Communication skills, including literacy, grammar and drama
372.7 Mathematics
372.8 Other subjects, including RE, PE, history, geography
375 Curricula
378.17 Study skills

And remember the Teaching Practice Collection on the 5th floor for the National Curriculum materials, story sacks, puzzles, persona dolls and much more!