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ECE 263: Find Books

Research guide for finding journal articles and other information on teaching children with special needs.

Search the Catalog!

Use the search box below to search the Library Catalog for books, reference materials, videos, etc.


Video - Searching the Catalog

Book Searching Tips

Search Any Field to search using keywords:
e.g.  special education

Have a phrase? Search with quotes:

e.g.  "attention deficit disorder "

Search  Subject Field, which utilizes the Library of Congress Subject Headings to locate items on the same subject.

Try the following relevant subject headings:

  • Children with disabilities, early childhood
  • Children with disabilities, preschool
  • Children with disabilities, education
  • Special education, early childhood
  • Learning disabilities
  • Inclusive education



How to Use Super Search

Print and e-books together!Use Super Search to search for print and e books at the same time. Enter your search terms and then use the left hand column to limit your results to Source Type-->Books.

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Cañada Library shelves books according to the Library of Congress Classification System.  Titles for Early Childhood Education can be found under the headings below.  You can browse the shelves in the following call number ranges:

HQ767.8 - 792.2 : Children.  Child development including child rearing, child life, play, socialization, children's rights.

HV888 - 907 : Children with disabilities.

K3704 - 3762 : Federal laws governing education.


LB : Theory & Practice of Education

LB1050.9 - 1091 : Educational psychology.

LB1101 - 1139 : Child study

LB1139.2 - 1139.5 : Early childhood education

LB1140 - 1140.5 : Preschool education. Nursery schools.

LB1141 - 1489 : Kindergarten.

LB1501 - 1547 : Primary education

LB1555 - 1602 : Elementary and public school education.

LC : Special Aspects of Education

LC980 - 1099.5 : Types of education.

LC1390 - 5160.3 : Education of special classes of persons.

Library of Congress Classification System