[University of South Alabama]

Special Education

Selected Resources


May 2008
(251) 460-7025

This is a list of selected resources only and there are many others available in the Library.  Please email the Reference Department at webref@jaguar1.usouthal.edu or call 460-7025 for help.


Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education.  Ref. LC 4007 .E53 2002
Dictionary of Gifted, Talented & Creative Education Terms.  Bookstacks LB 15 .F72 1982
Dictionary of Special Education and Rehabilitation.  Ref. LC 3957 .V47 1997
Encyclopedia of Disability. Ref. HV 1568 .E528 2006
Encyclopedia of Disability and Rehabilitation.  Ref. HV 1568 .E53 1995
Encyclopedia of Education.  Ref. LB 15 .E47 2003
Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities.  Ref. LC 4704.5 .T86 2002
Encyclopedia of Psychology.  Ref. BF 31 .E562 2000
Encyclopedia of Special Education.  Ref. LC 4007 .E53 2007


ADHD Book of Lists:  A  Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens…   Bookstacks LC 4713.4 .R57 2003
Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings… Bookstacks LC 4019.3 .P33 2004
Designing and Developing Programs for Gifted Students.  Bookstacks LC 3993.22 .D47 2003
Exceptional Teacher’s Handbook:  The First-Year Special Education...   Bookstacks LC 3969 .S36 2000
General Educator’s Guide to Special Education:  A Resource Handbook for...  Bookstacks LC 4019 .M215 2001
Handbook of Gifted Education.  Bookstacks LC 3993.9 .H35 2003
Helping Gifted Children SoarA Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers.  Bookstacks LC 3993.22 .S87 2000
ICT for Learners with Special NeedsA  Handbook for Tutors.  Bookstacks LC 3969.5 .T39 2005
Including Children with Special Needs:  A Handbook for Educators and Parents.  Bookstacks LC 3981 .I62 2005
International Review of Research in Mental Retardation.  Bookstacks RC 570 .I5
Meeting the ChallengeSpecial Education Tools that Work for All Kids.  Bookstacks LC 4031 .R37 2003
Special EducationA Reference Handbook.  Bookstacks LC 3981 .S33 2001
Special Education Almanac.  Bookstacks LC 3981 .S577 2005
Special Education Treatment Planner.  Bookstacks LC 4031 .W55 2001
Successful EducatorsA Practical Guide for Understanding Children’s…  Bookstacks LC 4019 .N315 2002
Teaching Gifted Children 4-7:  A Guide for Teachers.  Bookstacks  LC 3997 .G7 K68 2002
What Every Teacher Should Know About Special Learners.  Bookstacks LC 3981 .T53 2004


Assessment.  Bookstacks LB 3051 .S245 2001
Assessment of Children.  Bookstacks BF 432 .C48 S28 1992
Assessment of Children:  Fundamental Methods and Practices. Bookstacks LC 4031 .A69 1994
Conducting Research and Evaluation in Gifted Education.  Bookstacks LC 3993.9 .C67 1991
Educational and Psychological Measurement and Evaluation.  Bookstacks LB 1131 .S698 1981
Educational Testing:  Issues and Applications.  Bookstacks LB 3051 .E346 1991
Handbook for Measurement and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education.  Ref. LB 1115 .G635 1980
Intelligence Tests and Reviews.  Ref. Z 5814 .P8 I53 1975
Mental Measurements Yearbook and Supplements.  Ref. Z 5814 .P8 B932
Test Interpretation and Diversity:  Achieving Equity in Assessment.  Bookstacks LB 3060.8 .T47 1998


Academic Search CompleteSOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  EBSCO.
ArticleFirst.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  FirstSearch.
Dissertation Abstracts/Digital Dissertations.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases.
Education Research Complete. SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  EBSCO.
ERICSOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  EBSCO.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases.
InfoTracOneFile. SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac.
JSTOR.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases. (Browse by discipline – Education)
Mental Measurements Yearbook.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases: SilverPlatter.
Professional Development Collection.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  EBSCO.
PsycARTICLES. SOUTHcat Plus  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  EBSCO.
PsycINFO.  SOUTHcat Plus  Articles, Indexes, Databases:  EBSCO.
Rand Abstracts. SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO.
SocINDEX with Full Text.  SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases.
Wiley Online Library. SOUTHcat Plus:  Articles, Indexes, Databases.
WorldCat. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases:  FirstSearch.

Below is a list of some full-text journals.  This is not an exhaustive list; please consult a reference librarian for help in locating additional material.  From  SOUTHcat Plus click on Our Journal List. At the Subject Browse field, choose ‘Education,’ to view a list of matching journal titles.

Disability, Culture and Education   Journal of Special Education    
Focus on Exceptional Children  Learning Disabilities Research and Practice 
Gifted Child Today Learning Disability Quarterly
International Journal of Disability, Development and Education Remedial and Special Education
Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability Roeper Review
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research Teaching Exceptional Children
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education Topics in Early Childhood Special Education

To Locate Additional Materials on USA’s SOUTHcat Catalog:

Subject Searches Keyword Searches
Special education ADHD
Special education - art special education and reading
Behavior disorders in children behavior disorders and education
Special education teachers special students
Slow learning children disabilities and (education or teach?)
Exceptional children special education and teacher?
Conduct disorders standards and special education
Learning disabilities special needs and (student? or child?)
Attention deficit disordered gifted children and curriculum
Handicapped children - education special education and issue?
Dyslexia student? and (gifted or talented)
Autism counseling and special education
Mental retardation test? and (special education or gifted)
Gifted children  
Children with disabilities  
Gifted persons  
Gifted children - education  


Council for Exceptional Children: http://www.cec.sped.org
Center for Excellence in Education: http://www.cee.org/
NAGC - National Association for Gifted Children: http://www.nagc.org
Federal Resource Center for Special Education: http://www.rrfcnetwork.org/
OSERS – Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html?src=mr

For additional Web Sites go to SOUTHcat Plus:  Research Guides: Special Education

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