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Professional Studies Library: Collections

Located in building 86, room 105

K-12 Resources

Education

Criminal Justice

Curriculum for K-12

Our collection contains literature and supplementary texts for K-12 students.  In addition, we collect the adopted Escambia County School District textbooks.  We also have games and manipulatives which are used in teaching.  A strong CD and DVD collection complements the written sources.  We collect the FTCE Study Guides for student use in preparation for certification tests.

Spotlight on Manipulatives

Spotlight on Manipulatives!

Each month we will recommend manipulative materials from different educational areas. Come by the PSL to borrow these and other great hands-on educational materials. Many of our manipulatives come with teacher guides, but check out the resources for creative ways to use our spotlighted items. 

 

Criminal Justice Monographs

In addition to all the new incoming books for criminal justice, we have selected 200 monographs in the field of criminal justice for research and classwork.

Topics include: Drugs, criminology, terrorism, homeland security, gangs, homicide and other crimes, domestic violence, forensics, corrections, prisions, and juvenile justice.

Education Monographs

In addition to all the new incoming books for education, we have selected 200 monographs in the field of education for research and classwork.

Topics include:  Leadership, theorists, research methods, best practices, Response To Intervention, action research, diversity, differenated instruction, literacy, inclusion, No Child Left Behind, classroom management, testing, gifted, multicultural education, special education, and STEM. 

Social Work Monographs

In addition to all the new incoming books for social work, we have selected 200 monographs in the field of social work for research and classwork.

Topics include: Aging, poverty, research, working with groups, community practice, case management, welfare, disaster assistance, family practice, mental health, child welfare, foster care, adoption, elder care, elder abuse, and drug and alcohol abuse.

Reference Collection

The Professional Studies Library Reference Collection has dictionaries, atlases, bibliographies of best books for K-12, United States Standards for Education, and Florida School Law.  In addition, we have the DSM-VI and style guides for writing.

Reference

Social Work