ECED117 : Early Childhood Education BUILDING BLOCKS Library Research Skills & Resources Michelle Ward , September 2008 Okanagan College Kelowna, Library www.okanagan.bc.ca/library
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Web Sites Professional bodies and advocacy BC Ministry of Children and Family Development www.gov.bc.ca/mcf Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) http://www.ecebc.ca/ Canadian Child Care Federationwww.cccf-fcsge.ca/home_en.html Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Childrenwww.rightsofchildren.ca Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development includes an “Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development” www.excellence-earlychildhood.ca/ Child and Family Canadahttp://www.cccf-fcsge.ca/ Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada www.ccaac.ca/home.php Invest in Kidswww.investinkids.ca U.S. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) www.naeyc.org Health Canadian Pediatric Societywww.cps.ca/english/index.htm U.S. National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families www.zerotothree.org
Web Sites Research Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) – University of Toronto full-text publications highlight Canadian and international childcare policy & research www.childcarecanada.org Child Care & Early Education Research Connections searchable database of resources related to childcare & early education www.childcareresearch.org Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) between BC’s 6 major universities, downloadable reports & publications www.earlylearning.ubc.ca Early Childhood Research & Practice - an internet journal http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v1n1/index.html Children’s Activities & Books Canadian Toy-Testing Councilwww.toy-testing.org Lantern Tree - lyrics to nursery rhymes & children’s songs www.lanterntree.com Canadian Children’s Literature Service - Library & Archives Canada www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/childrenliterature/index-e.html Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Website www.carolhurst.com Children’s Literature Web Guide www.ucalgary.ca/~dKbrown
Acknowledge & Cite ! keep Records of your Sources … References Books & chapters in books, videos Authors, book & chapter Titles, Publishers/Producers, Place & Date of Publication/Production … Articles Article authors, titles; Journal/newspaper/magazine Titles Volume, Issue & Page numbers … When sourced in online journals or library databases orwebsitesadd: Library Database / Online Journal / Webpage names & urls Retrieval dates
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APA Style Book Schiller, P. & Willis, C. (2008). Inclusive literacy lessons for early childhood. (2nd ed.) Beltsville, MD: Gryphon House. Chapter in a Book Roberts, H. (2008). Listening to children: And hearing them. In P. Christensen & A. James (eds.), Research with children: Perspectives and practices. (pp. 53-64). New York: Routledge. .
APA Style Journal Article Wong, M. N. C. (2008). How preschool children learn in Hong Kong and Canada: a Cross-cultural study. Early Years: Journal of International Research and Development, 28(2): 115-133. When Article is retrieved from a Library Database Add : name of Library database accessed Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database. Web site Policy developments- Canadian: Early childhood education and care in the 2008 federal election: Updates (2008, September 10). Retrieved from Childcare Resource and Research Unit Web site: http://action.web.ca/home/crru/isrcs_crru_full_shtml?x=121428
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