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Early Childhood Studies

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Visit the Research Help Desk on the main floor of the Library for help.

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To identify books on your topic, search the Library Catalogue using the keyword option. Remember to use Boolean logic to link multiple keywords. The books in the library are located on floors 6 through 10. Reference and Reserve books are located on the 2nd floor. Books are shelved according to the Library of Congress classification system.

Most books related to Early Childhood Education are located in the LB call number section on the 8th floor. Additional material is found in other call number ranges. To assist you in browsing the collection, try the following areas:

Child Psychology BF721-723
Child Rearing HQ768-780
Education, Preschool LB1140-1140.5
Kindergarten LB1141-1499
Education, Primary LB1501-1547
Juvenile Fiction PZ1-1000


If you do not have a specific author or title of a book, search the Library Catalogue using the keyword option.

eBook Search


This search will find ebooks.

Children's books

Children's book reviews

The following are good sources for finding reviews of children's books:

CM Magazine (Canadian Review of Materials)

CanLit for Little Canadians

Literary Hoots

Horn Book



Diverse children's books

The following are helpful resources for identifying diverse children's books:

Diverse BookFinder

Everyday Diversity

WNDB (We Need Diverse Books)