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Finding Books on Education Topics

Search Library Search to find books from the collected holdings of the 60+ MnPALS libraries

Use your myUNW login to request items from other libraries.

To browse the library's collection of social issues and education books, look in the "300's and the "370's" section of the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme (below).

Remember education in specific subject areas is usually located within that Dewey area. (eg. Music education - 780.71)

Education in the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme

You can also use the Dewey Decimal categories to browse the library shelves in order to discover books on Education topics.

370 Education

371 School management; special education 
372 Elementary education
373 Secondary education
374 Adult education
375 Curriculums
376 No longer used—formerly Education of women
377 No longer used--formerly Ethical education
378 Higher education
379 Government regulation, control, support

Other Resources

Search to discover resources from libraries around the world (over 1.5 billion items).  The "Find a copy in the library" section displays holdings of an item, arranged geographically with the nearest library first on the list.  Place an inter-library loan request through Library Search for items not available at Northwestern or MnPALS libraries.