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EDF 2555 :: Adopt a Nation

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Subject Librarian
Ann Brownson Ann Brownson
Reference/Education Librarian
Coordinator, Ballenger Teachers Center
aebrownson@eiu.edu

Office 217-581-6099
BTC   217-581-8442
Reference Desk 217-581-6072
Reference Sources
 
Encyclopedia of Special Education REF LC4007.E53 2000
International Education: An Encyclopedia of                Contemporary Issues and Systems REFDESK LB15.I565 2012
International Encyclopedia of Education REFDESK LB15.I569 2010 v. 5
International Encyclopedia of Education REF LB15 .I569 1994
National Cultures of the World REF HA155.P37 1997
Statistical Abstract of the United States REF HA 202
Statistical Yearbook (UNESCO) REF HA40 .U521x
World Education Encyclopedia REFDESK LB 15.W87 2001
   
Internet Resources
 
Background Notes http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/
EURYDICE/Eurypedia https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/eurydice/index.php/Countries
United Nations Development  Programme-Human  Development Report
http://hdr.undp.org/en/
United Nations Statistics—        Social Indicators http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/socind/default.htm
World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Databases and Catalog
To find additional resources about your country, use the EIU Catalog.
--Try education country as a keyword search--for example, type in education Nigeria.

Databases to try include
EBSCO Professional Development Collection, Academic Search Complete, and ERIC.
--You can get to them by choosing the Subject Resources tab on the Library Home Page.

Search Hint:
Use words in combination in both the EIU Catalog and in Databases:
Choose one from a, one from b, and one from c; for example education gender Japan    
     a. education, educational
     b. diversity, minority, gender, ethnic, women, disabled, handicapped
     c. international, global, world, your country name