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This guide is for those interested in the issues surrounding literacy, both research and practice.

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Background information

Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC149 .C28 2009
New York : Guilford Press, c2002-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1139.5 .L35 H37 2001
"Consistent with prior volumes, we retain our focus on the years from birth to the beginning of formal literacy instruction and include chapters that focus primarily on theoretical issues, others that describe and evaluate interventions, and still others that examine policy-relevant topics."
New York : The Guilford Press, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1576 .H2333 2013
"Noted contributors show how to translate big ideas from research into doable instructional choices that help all stiudents succeed."
2nd ed. New York : Routledge, 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC151 .H33 2012
3rd ed. Norwood, Mass. : Christopher-Gordon Publishers, c2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB1576 .H2377 2006
"The purpose of this handbook is to give the classroom teacher, reading specialist, administrator, or student concise, up-to-date information on the most popular assessment and evaluation tools in literacy."
New York : Guilford Press, c2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1050.5 .H267 2011
"The volume addresses the major components of literacy, including word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, spelling, and writing. Chapters also cover the specific needs of preschoolers and older readers, as well as English language learners and students with learning disabilities."
"Powerful. The editors have brought together brilliant researchers who make a tremendous contribution to building knowledge about instruction that capitalizes on students' social and cultural contexts. Perhaps most important, they point the way toward taking action that is evidence based and holds potential for making a difference in the literacy lives of our students." -- Victoria J. Risko, Ed.D., Department of Teaching and Learning, Vanderbilt University
New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB1043 .H328 2008
"Situated at the intersection of two of the most important areas in educational research today--literacy and technology--this handbook draws on the potential of each while carving out important new territory. It provides leadership for this newly emerging field, directing scholars to the major issues, theoretical perspectives, and interdisciplinary research pertaining to new literacies."
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1050.45 .H365 2009
"The Handbook – this term connotes a touchstone across disciplines and areas, whose function is to capture a field, past, present, and future. The result of an enormous effort, a handbook provides a benchmark at a particular point in time…. Two ingredients are of foundational importance for a well-built handbook: the structure and the writers. The editors of this Handbook have assembled an extraordinary assemblage of authors, each distinguished in his or her own right, but a group that is exceptional for the breadth and comprehensiveness of perspectives that they bring to bear.... This handbook provides an excellent snapshot of the field." -- Robert C. Calfee
Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1050.37 .H36 2006 V.2
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LC2669 .P73 2007 V.1
"A-Z thematic entries written by contemporary scholars" "including major educational perspectives, policies and concerns, significant events, historical figures in the field, and major organizations--provides a comprehensive educational resource..."
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference (non-circulating) » LB1050 .R635 2010
2nd ed. Los Angeles : Sage, 2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1139 .L3 S344 2013

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC153 .N48 B57 2015
1st edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC157 .P35 W57 2015
Second edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1576 .L59 2015
Second edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC149 .L275 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC149 .G44 2015
London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC149 .L2248 2015


Syracuse, NY : Commission on Adult Basic Education, ProLiteracy America, c2007-[2011]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5251 .A644 V.5 2011
"The Adult Basic Education and Literacy Journal is published jointly three times a year by the Commission on Adult Basic Education and ProLiteracy. The journal's mission is to provide a forum for sharing research, information, theory, commentary, and practical experiences that will improve the quality of services for adult basic education, literacy, and numeracy learners."
Newark, DE : International Reading Assoc., c1995-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .J815 V.55:NO.1-3 2011
Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, c2002-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reading Room
Chicago, Ill. : National Reading Conference, c1996-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 370.5 .J8942 V.42 2010
Norwood, N.J. : Ablex Pub. Corp., c1992-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » PE1128 .J68 V.18 2009
[Urbana, Ill., etc., National Council of Teachers of English]
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » 370.5 .R431 V.49 2014/2015


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related Databases

Dublin, Ohio : OCLC
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, etc. in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
Berkeley, Calif. : Chicano Studies Library Publications, University of California, c1990-
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » E184 .M5 C43
Indexes literature on the Mexican American experience, but also includes the broad Latino experience of Puerto Rican Cuban and Central American immigrants.
[Ann Arbor, MI] : ProQuest Information and Learning
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Full text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S. Coverage is from 1960 to date.
Los Angeles, UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » AI17 .H5 2006
Over 265,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
La Jolla, Calif. : Sociological Abstracts, Inc., 1985- 2004.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » P1 .L26 V.27 PT.2 1993
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences.