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Research Guides

Education - Leadership and Counseling: Finding Books

This guide is designed to support students and faculty in the Department of Leadership and Counseling

Finding eBooks

Ebooks can be accessed through PrimoJust conduct your search, then use the "Full Text Online" and "Books" links on the left side of the screen to limit to ebooks.

Ebooks are available through various providers with different user options. To view the options of your ebook provider, visit our ebook chart.

Some ebook packages will require downloading Adobe Digital Editions (free).

Using the Library Catalog

Search for books, DVDs, and more in our library and beyond


Tips for Searching the Library Catalog:


  • Choose the search scope by selecting either UI and Summit (items owned by UI and member libraries); UI Only (items owned by UI); Everything (items owned worldwide) or EBSCO (articles and other items in our EBSCO databases).   
  • Limiting your search: Start with a basic search and once you find a book that seems to be about your topic, you can use the format and/or other options located on the left to further narrow your search.
  • On the Advanced Search page, the year, language, and location (to name a few options) of items can be limited.
  • Subject headings can be a great way to narrow in on your topic.
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Library of Congress Classification

LB1050.9-1091  Educational psychology

LB1705-2286  Education and training of teachers and administrators
LB1771-1773  Certification of teachers
LB1775-1785  Professional aspects of teaching and school administrators.
Vocational guidance

LB2801-3095  School administration and organization
LB2831.6-2831.99  Administrative personnel
LB2832-2844.1  Teaching personnel
LB2844.52-2844.63  Trade unions
LB3011-3095  School management and discipline

LC1035-1035.8  Basic education.  Basic skills education
LC1036-1036.8  Community education
LC1037-1037.8  Career education
LC1041-1048  Vocational education (General)
LC1049-1049.8  Cooperative education
LC1051-1072  Professional education
LC1081-1087.4  Industrial education

LC3950-4806.5  Exceptional children and youth.  Special education
LC3991-4000  Gifted children and youth
LC4001-4806.5  Children and youth with disabilities.  Learning disabled
children and youth

LC5201-6660.4  Education extension.  Adult education.  Continuing education

RC554-569.5  Personality disorders.  Behavior problems
Including sexual problems, drug abuse,
suicide, child abuse

Managing Your Sources