Featured Blog: Innovations
A blog from the Chronicle of Higher Education focused on higher-education research and policy issues.
Educator's Reference Desk
includes over 2,000 lesson plans and over 3,000 links to online education info
Almanac of Higher Education (2014)
published by the Chronicle of Higher Education; includes data on students, professors, administrators, American colleges and universities, and their resources, and state-by-state profiles.
World Higher Education Database Online
includes info on over 17,000 higher education institutions in more than 180 countries, detailed information on the higher education system of each country, and contact info for higher education institutions
The educator's desk reference (EDR) : a sourcebook of educational information and research
in Perkins and Lilly Reference, LB1028.27.U6 F74 2002
Education : a guide to reference and information sources
in Perkins Reference, LB15 .O275 2000 and online
The Praeger handbook of American high schools
in Perkins Reference, LA222 .P73 2007 v. 1-4
21st century education [electronic resource] : a reference handbook
Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates facing educators today.
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Duke Author: Barbara C. Jentleson
Barbara C. Jentleson, Duke University Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Project H.O.P.E. explores the story behind the transformation of Duke University from an isolated, exclusive institution to the dynamic, civically engaged campus that exists today. It examines the first decade of the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership (DDNP) and its involvement with Project HOPE, six quality community-based afterschool programs. Available at Perkins Library.