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Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster

Education: Getting Started

Where do I start?

Here are some suggested keyword/subject search terms to use when searching the databases and catalog. Keep in mind, â€‹Many of these terms could be used in an "Advanced Search" mode using the Boolean Operator "AND", connecting them to another search term such as "Adolescence".

  • Child Development
  • Preschool Education
  • Kindergarten
  • Child Psychology
  • Cognition in Children
  • Language Acquisition
  • Educational Achievement OR Academic Success
  • Multicultural Education
  • Diversity in Education
  • Teacher Child Interactions 
  • Developmental Stages
  • Play-Based Learning
  • Children's Literature
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Neurodiversity
  • Bullying
  • Self Esteem
  • Poverty 
  • Peer Groups
  • Gender Identify

Theorists

Sample Online Reference Sources

Resources in our print and online Reference collections, such as subject encyclopedias, are great starting points for your research. They offer concise overviews of a topic, summaries of key research, and often a bibliography which can serve as a starting list of sources for your project. 

APA Citation

Who's on the other side of the chat box?

During most Library Hours, you will be able to chat with a SUNY Ulster librarian. When the library is closed or all librarians are busy, the chat will be staffed by librarians from different institutions through Ask Us 24/7.  We will respond to chats during regular business hours.

Before chatting, consider checking if your question is one of the Library FAQs

 

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