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Education Resources at Watson Library

Watson Library has a variety of books and ebooks on Communication Arts and related topics. The books listed below are a sampling of what we have available in the library - to find more, check our library catalog, or contact us for help!  

We have a lot of education databases! Here are a few of our most popular, but check out our A-Z Database list for many more, including filtered lists for Middle Childhood Education; Adolescence to Young Adult & Career Tech; and  Primary Education / Intervention Specialist. 

Credo Reference

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Credo Reference is our scholarly alternative to Wikipedia. It allows you to search hundreds of reference books on a wide variety of subjects. Use this search box to browse Education and related topics from titles including:

Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory

This encyclopaedia is a dynamic reference and study place for students, teachers, researchers and professionals in the field of education, philosophy and social sciences, offering both short and long entries on topics of theoretical and practical interest in educational theory and philosophy by authoritative world scholars representing the full ambit of education as a rapidly expanding global field of knowledge and expertise.

Springer Science+Business Media 2017


World Development Report 2018 : Learning to Realize Education's Promise

Every year, the World Bank's World Development Report takes on a topic of central importance to global development. The 2018 Report, Learning to Realize Education's Promise, is the first ever devoted entirely to education.This title explains that education has long been critical for human welfare, but is even more so in a time of rapid economic change.

World Bank 2018

Resources on the Web

  • Ohio Department of Education
    The website for the Ohio Department of Education
  • Southern Ohio Educational Service Center
    "Through our three locations, we provide a wide variety of services to our member districts including curriculum development and in-service training; special education services; speech, language and hearing services" - Serves Adams, Clinton, Fayette, and Highland county 
  • American Federation of Teachers
    Teacher's Union - "The American Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.72 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide"
  • National Education Association
    Teacher's Union - "NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States" 
  • We Are Teachers
    "Ideas and inspiration for reaching the next generation" - free resources and ideas 

The Juvenile Collection at Watson Library

Our extensive Juvenile Collection is located on the first floor and is available to all Wilmington College students. If you need alphabet books, Dr. Seuss, fairytales, board books, popular YA fiction titles like Harry Potter or Percy Jackson, or other children’s books for a class or project, stop by the library!

The Following are a small sampling of the kinds of books we have in this collection: 

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