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Education Faculty Guide: Education Faculty

Library resources for faculty teaching Education courses


SCF Library services for faculty teaching Education courses

NEW! Check out our newest books & ebooks

Your subject liaison librarian (Bradenton)

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Alicia K. Long
Bradenton Campus
Building 3, Library & Learning Center
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(941) 752-5404

Your assigned librarian (Venice)

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      Theresa Smith-Ennis


(941) 408-1435


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Librarians can present orientations or lessons to your students:

  • How to research in education topics
  • Children's literature
  • Documentation (MLA-APA)

Lessons can be in person, virtual (Teams), or hybrid.

Check our menu of topics and modalities & request a lesson!

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Custom pages with resources:

"LibGuides": Include lists of recommended databases.

Add links to specific ebooks, articles, etc.

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Contact your librarian liaison to get started.

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Special events:

Collaborate with the librarians to host an event.

Organize a "Storytime", "Literacy Program" etc.

Use the Children's Literature collection and our spaces.

Contact us with your ideas!


Children's Literature & Young Adult (YA) Literature 

The SCF Libraries have special collections of Children's Literature (CHILD) located on our second floor (Bradenton & Venice Libraries), starting in section PZ7.

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Education Databases

 Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - Education Source - ERIC -

Educators Reference Complete (Gale) - Jstor

& many more!



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Books & eBooks:

  • Search our "Quick Search" catalog.
  • Login to request the book or open the ebook.

Videos & eVideos:

  • Includes DVD and streaming videos.
  • Search our "Quick Search" catalog.
  • Login to request the book or open the ebook.

Course Reserves:

  • Make sure we have a copy of your textbook.
  • Look for textbooks in "Quick Search"
  • Select "Library Textbooks" in your search



  • Journal articles, magazines, newspapers.
  • The "Quick Search" retrieves from databases
  • Or go to specific databases (A-Z or by subject)




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Study rooms

By reservation or open spaces.


"Faculty only" room*:

Meet with your students at the Library.

* Bradenton Campus.

Reserve a room!



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    At the Libraries:

  • Computers, printers, scanners.
  • Editing software (Adobe suite)


  • Video recording equipment
  • Cameras, microphones, ring light 

Ask for availability at Front Desk