Mervyn Sterne Library has a long list of research guides on a variety of topics, many of them relevant to the field of education. Recently the following new guides have been added:
- Children’s Literature: Book Reviews and Literary Criticism - This guide lists print and online resources for locating book reviews and literary criticism of children’s literature.
- Alabama Statistical Sources - This guide lists commonly used federal and state government web sites which provide Alabama statistics in the following categories: Education, Health & Wellness, Career & Wage, Demographics & Population, Business & Industry, Transportation, and Crime & Safety.
The following guides have been redesigned and/or updated:
- Caldecott and Newbery Medal and Honor Books - This guide lists the medal award and honor books for these two children’s literature awards.
- Coretta Scott King Award Books - This guide lists the award winners and honor recipients of this prestigious award for African American authors and illustrators of children’s books.
- Pura Belpre Award Winners – This guide lists the award winners and honor recipients of this award for Latino/Latina writers and illustrators of children and youth literature.
- Content Area Reading and Writing - This guide will lead you to relevant books, audiovisual materials, journal articles and internet sites about this topic.