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Education (Early Childhood): Getting Started


This guide is designed to help you locate resources about the topic of early childhood education. Use the tabs across the top to get information about different resources you can utilize. As always, if you have questions, please contact a Librarian. We're here to help!

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Electronic Reference Resources

Print Reference Resources

A great place to start your research is in Reference Books. These are kept on the 3rd floor of the SMSU McFarland Library and are for in-house use only. A Reference Librarian is available to assist you during most hours the library is open.

  • Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia 
    Location: REF LB1139.23 .E272 2007 v.1-4
  • Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society 
    Location: REF GV11 .E555 2009 vols. 1-2