Use the Encyclopedia of Education to find background information about topics in education. This can serve as a good introduction to a new topic. OneSearch is a search tool that searches across most library resources, including education sources.
This fully-revised second edition offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles and philosophies found in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features include 140 biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities; profiles of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full-text primary source documents including education-related legislation, international treaties and testing methods.