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Education K - 12: Books

A guide to Ramsey Library resources for education students

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

The Juvenile Book Collection

Children's books are located on the library lower floor.  The collection includes winners and honor titles from all major awards.  Call numbers for the collection have the prefix JUV.  Search the library catalog by author or  title to identify specific books.


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Searching the Library Catalog

Subject Searching

Broad subject headings include:

Inclusive education
Activity Programs in Education
Effective teaching
Special Education

You may focus your search by selecting subheadings displayed on the catalog with the broad heading.  

For example:
Education - Appalachian Region
Education - elementary

Education- history and criticism
Education - North Carolina
Education - United States

Authors as Subjects
Individual authors may be searched as subjects simply by entering the name in a subject search (surname first)..

Kozol, Jonathan
Piaget, Jean

Keyword searching

Keyword searches identify terms in the subject, title, and content description fields of a catalog record. Simply enter one or more distinctive words describing your topic and the catalog will retrieve and display titles in which all of these words appear in the catalog record. 

childrenAND disabilities
ADHD AND social skills

You may also enter search terms and focus your search by selecting the "Modify Search" tab and limiting results to specific collections, i.e. "UNCA Juvenile Lit"

WorldCat Search

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