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Collection Overview - Education: Overview of Collection


Overview of Library Liaison Approach


Discipline Faculty Contact: Regina Williams and Lucia Obregon

Library liaisons work closely with the discipline so that faculty are integrally involved in the processes of selecting books, periodicals, audio-visual materials, and services that best support the needs of their curricula. The liaison works in a college-wide capacity. Whether attending the SOE discipline meetings, working with a small group of professors to review a database, or attending a national conference, library liaisons have the expertise needed in the field to support the changing needs of the discipline and support student success.



Which of the topics listed below do you think should be represented in your campus library's purchase of new books?

Theory and Practice of Education: 1 votes (12.5%)
Reading: 0 votes (0%)
Educational Psychology: 0 votes (0%)
Early Childhood Education: 3 votes (37.5%)
Education and Training of Teachers and Administrators: 1 votes (12.5%)
Curriculum: 0 votes (0%)
Educational Tests, Measurements, Evaluations: 2 votes (25%)
Exceptional Student Education: 0 votes (0%)
Computer-Assisted Education: 0 votes (0%)
Other: 1 votes (12.5%)
Total Votes: 8

Overview of the Education Collection


Miami Dade College

School of Education

At Miami Dade College, students and faculty have access to:

EBSCO eBooks

Print Titles
Discipline-Specific Databases: 16
Librarians: 14 Full-Time librarians committed to facilitating the incorporation of information literacy (MDC Learning Outcome #4) across the curriculum.
Each tab within this guide provides the MDC community with the latest information about every type of material or service that make up the current collection and resources. Working with the library liaison, faculty within the discipline now have the information they need to create an up-to-date instructional program.
Libraries are rapidly changing environments. For this reason, an overview is provided for each type of information collected by the College so that faculty can make the most informed choice about what resources to use in the classroom.
Regardless of the format, information is collected to support a variety of BA, BS, AS, and AA pathways including:

Particular focus is given to materials necessary to support the Education curriculum.