Reference books are located on the first floor of the library and have an R preceding the call number. These books cannot be checked out, but you can read, scan to email, or photocopy articles from them; just ask a library staff member if you need help with scanning or photocopying!
Request a Book or any Library Item
If … it is not included in the Dulaney-Browne Library catalog and it isn’t a course textbook
search and click on "Request Item through Interlibrary Loan" and add your contact information
fill in title, author, publisher, and date plus your contact information
Request a Journal Article
If ... it isn't available full text online or in the library's journals list.
search and click on "Request through ILL (arrives in 3 days to 3 weeks)"
fill in article title and author, journal title, date, volume, issue, and page numbers plus your contact information
Search the library's holdings for education-related materials using the Discover Resources search box. The library's holdings include about 1800 online education titles. These are included in the catalog, or you can search them directly through:
The library also has a collection of children's literature and materials for the K-12 curriculum located on the 5th floor. They are included in the catalog too. If searching the DBL library in WorldCat Discovery does not turn up an item you want, go to the left-hand column and change the "Held By Library" selection to "Libraries Worldwide." Click the title of the work you want, and then click "Request Item Through Interlibrary Loan." Note that the library cannot borrow complete e-books, but can borrow electronic articles and usually e-book chapters. Most items arrive in 3 days to 3 weeks (in general, copies of articles arrive more quickly than physical items like books).
Download FREE ebooks in PDF format from National Academies Press. You do have to create an account to download them, but it is free! (The prices shown are if you want to buy a hard-copy edition instead of the free download.)
OCU's guide to APA style with a number of useful links and other information.
This is a great resource for explanations, tutorials, and other help using APA format.
The library also has a physical copy of the APA style guide in the Permanent Reserves; ask at the Circulation desk: