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Education: Locating Books

This guide highlights resources related to education.



Books are an excellent source for finding:

1.  Background information

2.  Overviews

3.  In-depth information on a topic or subject that has been researched over time

4.  Compilations of essays or articles from scholars on similar subjects

5.  Chronologies

Search for books and eBooks

Find books in our collection by searching the library catalog.

Subject Headings

  • Assistant School Principals
  • Classroom Environment
  • Classroom Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Education Parent Participation
  • Educational Change
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Planning
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Tests and Measurement
  • Effective Teaching
  • First Year Teachers
  • Internet in Education
  • Leadership
  • Learning
  • Management
  • Motivation in Education
  • Psychological Tests
  • School Environment
  • School Improvement Programs
  • School Management and Organization United States
  • School Principals
  • School Superintendents
  • Schools Administration
  • Student Participation in Administration
  • Teacher Effectiveness
  • Teacher Student Relationships
  • Teachers Job Satisfaction United States


LC Call Numbes

Library Of Congress Call Numbers

Selected Library of Congress Call Numbers for Education.

See the entire L Classification at the Library of Congress L -- EDUCATION  

Call numbers related to school supervision and discipline, school administration, school management, teacher and administrator training, school planning, curriculuum, and students are indicated below.

L 7 - 991 Education (General)

LA 5 - 2396 History of  Education 

LB 5 - 3640 Theory and Practice of Education

  • LB1705-2286 Education and training of teachers and administrators
  •    LB1771-1773 Certification of teachers
  •    LB1775-1785 Professional aspects of teaching and school administrators. Vocational guidance
  •    LB1805-2151 State teachers colleges
  •    LB2165-2278 Teacher training in universities and colleges
  • LB2300-2430 Higher education
  •    LB2326.4-2330 Institutions of higher education
  •    LB2331.7-2335.8 Teaching personnel
  •    LB2341-2341.95 Supervision and administration. Business management
  •    LB2361-2365 Curriculum
  •    LB2366-2367.75 College examinations
  •    LB2371-2372 Graduate education
  •    LB2381-2391 Academic degrees
  • LB2799-2799.3 Educational consultants and consulting
  • LB2801-3095 School administration and organization
  •    LB2831.6-2831.99 Administrative personnel
  •    LB2832-2844.1 Teaching personnel
  •    LB3011-3095 School management and discipline
  •       LB3045-3048 Textbooks
  •       LB3050-3060.87 Educational tests, measurements, evaluations and examinations
  • LB3201-3325 School architecture and equipment. School physical facilities. Campus planning
  • LB3401-3495 School hygiene. School health services
  • LB3602-3640 School life. Student manners and customs

LC 8 - 6691 Special Aspects of Education 

  • LC59 Public school education
  • LC65-245 Social aspects of education
  •    LC65-67.68 Economic aspects of education
  •    LC71-120.4 Education and the state
  •       LC72-72.5 Academic freedom
  •       LC107-120.4 Public school question. Secularization. Religious instruction in the public schools
  •    LC129-139 Compulsory education
  •    LC142-148.5 Attendance. Dropouts
  •    LC149-161 Literacy. Illiteracy
  •    LC184-188 Taxation of schools and colleges
  •    LC189-214.53 Educational sociology
  •       LC212-212.863 Discrimination in education
  •       LC212.9-212.93 Sex differences in education
  •    LC215-238.4 Community and the school
  •       LC223 Schools as community centers
  •       LC225-226.7 Home and school
  •       LC230-235 Parent-teacher associations. Home and school associations
  •    LC241-245 Foundations, endowments, funds
  • LC251-951 Moral and religious education
  • LC1031-1034.5 Competency based education
  • LC1035-1035.8 Basic education. Basic skills education
  • LC1099-1099.5 Multicultural education (General)
  • LC1200-1203 Inclusive education 
  • LC1390-5160.3 Education of special classes of persons
  •    LC1390 Men. Boys
  •    LC1401-2572 Women. Girls
  •    LC2574-2576 Gays. Lesbians. Bisexuals
  •    LC2580-2582 Student-athletes

LD Individual Institutions - United States Subclass

LE Individual Institutions - America (except United States)

LF Individual Institutions - Europe

LG Individual Institutions - Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific islands

LH College and School Magazines and Papers

LJ Student Faternities and Societies, United States

LT Textbooks