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Lyn Mathews
JFL Curriculum Library, JFL Terrace Level

Welcome to the Education Research Guide

Welcome! The Education Research Guide is an excellent tool for finding key library resources that support the curriculum of the School of Education.

For additional assistance, please contact liaison librarian to the School of Education, Lyn Mathews, using the contact information provided on this guide. You may also contact Online Research Consultants at 434-592-3362.

The guide is divided into five sections : Home page tab, Databases, Books & E-books, Encyclopedias & Dictionaries, and Websites.

Resources are organized by their format under separate tabs above. To locate articles in journals, click on the Databases tab. 

Home tab



  • Listing of Jerry Falwell Library subscription databases available to students - Featured databases emphasizing educational topics and test prep


Books & e-books

  • A view of selected print and e-books focusing on educational topics


Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

  • Specialized educational encyclopedias and dictionaries



  • Helpful websites for student teaching, lesson plans, and other instructional materials

Need help? Please contact me via email or telephone. I am available to help you with effective search strategies and finding information to meet your research needs.

Citation Help

The School of Education's standard citation style is APA.

Links to help you with APA citation:

The Research Process

Curriculum Library

The Curriculum Library, located on the terrace level of the Jerry Falwell Library, supports the university's School of Education by providing access to a variety of instructional resources. The Curriculum Library’s collection includes children's literature such as awarding winning titles, classic children’s literature, and Christian children’s literature. The Curriculum Library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification system to organize its collection.