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Early Child Education

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Suggested Search Terms

early childhood education, early childhood educators, child care, child care workers, child caregivers, child development, physical development, cognitive development, infants and toddlers, child health, parenting, parent-child relations, parent-child communication, play therapy, art therapy for children, language acquisition, behavior disorders in children, discipline of children, child nutrition, child mental health, child rearing, child-centered education


Search for specific conditions such as asthma in children or autism in children


Books and DVDs

Visit our Online Catalog to find printed books and DVDs in the library.

Type in your keywords or pick author or title or subject from the drop-down list, and get a list of titles. Click Availability to see which campus has the item, which collection it is in, and if the item is available for check out. The call number tells you where the item is located on the shelf. 


Databases (Online Articles, Streaming Videos, Online Resources) 

Academic OneFile

Enter your keyword(s) into the search box at the top of the homepage. In addition to using search terms in a keyword search, Academic OneFile provides a type of search that gives you a good overview of the amount of material available for a search term.  For example: click on Subject Guide Search and enter the childhood as a search term. Click on the link for Subdivisions to find articles on specific topics within the overall subject.



Access journal articles by entering your keyword(s) into the Search box.  OmniFile also lets you search by subject. Click the Advanced Search link and select SU Subject from the drop-down Select a Field (optional) menu to the right of the search box.


Films on Demand

Find full length streaming video by entering a keyword in the Search box. Under Browse Subjects on the main page you can find the subject Education.


CQ Researcher

Search by keyword(s) or browse by topic. You can find the topic Education under Browse Topics with Early Childhood Education as a subtopic.


Ethnographic Video Online

Search this comprehensive collection of videos covering the study of human culture and behavior by keyword(s) or click on Subjects under Browse to find the subjects Life Stages, Children’s Play, and Parent-Child Relations.



American Mosaic eBooks

Under Legacy view, search eBooks by keyword under Quick Search. Click on Subject Category to find Crime and Politics, Law and Government.


eBook Collection (EBSCO)

A growing collection of books covering a wide range of topics. Search by keyword, or find the subjects Children’s & Young Adult Fiction, Children’s & Young Adult Non Fiction, and Education under Browse by Category.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Complete, full-text eBooks covering most topics including subject-specific encyclopedias. Search by keyword, or select Education under Collections



Journal of Education

The Journal of Education seeks to share best practice information in the education of K-12 students and their teachers.




The National Association for the Education of Young Children


AZ’s Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education is a unit of the Arizona Department of Education that seeks to provide support to those with programs that assist children to become lifelong learners.


*Databases and eBooks are available only to CAC students, faculty and staff. For this reason, authorized users who are off-campus must log in through Blackboard to access online journal articles and eBooks.  If you are an authorized user and are prompted for a password, please click here to get to Blackboard. In Blackboard, select 'CAC Library Resources,' then select 'All Articles and eBooks.' You should then be able to use the database you would like to access.  The online catalog and the web sites do not require log-in; anyone can use them.


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