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Characteristics of Books
Books are available in both print and electronic formats. They:
- are usually authoritative sources of information
- may provide thorough coverage of a subject
- may contain references and bibliographies
- may be written by one author or be edited works with contributions by different authors
Search the OPAC
You can search for books held by the St. Augustine Campus Libraries, in both print and electronic formats, in the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).
Selected Books on Education from the OPAC
Call Number: QA11.2 B45 2002
Publication Date: 2003-01-31
Critical Issues in Social Studies Teacher Education by
Call Number: H62.5 U5 C74 2004
Publication Date: 2004-03-01
The Practice of English Language Teaching by
Call Number: PE1128 A2 H34 1991
Publication Date: 2007-08-20
Understanding and Evaluating Educational Research by
Call Number: LB1028 U41 2011
Publication Date: 2009-07-02
Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education by
Call Number: LB1140.23 B72 2011
Publication Date: 2010-01-04
Good Practice in Science Teaching by
Call Number: Q181 G5135 2010
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
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Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog
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Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
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