The Business & Government Division maintains the library’s collection of books on the subject of education, including homeschooling, higher education, adult education; literacy; special education; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); and TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication). The collection also includes books on public policy and social issues in education.
Additionally, the library offers cardholders free access to the following research databases:
ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) - Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, conference papers, as well as standards and guidelines.
Professional Development Collection – Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.
American Library Association
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning
American Montessori Society
Find a school, teacher education program, family support materials, and other helpful information.
Find free, original videos and archival news stories correlated to state standards and the Common Core, and aligned to more than 25 K-12 and 30 Higher Ed collections.
Project Learn of Summit County
Offers training and other resources for GED, literacy, and ESL (English as a Second Language) students.
Education resources and information, lesson plans, field trips, and interactive activities based on Smithsonian museum collections and research.
University of Akron
English Language Institute – Focuses on the English skills required for success in university coursework.
U.S. Department of Education
A starting point for locating information on education policy and related issues.