Special Education research crosses a number of disciplines such as education, medicine, psychology, sociology, and even business. If someone needs medicine articles, they may not be interested in chemistry or biology sources. So each of the library databases focuses on a specific area of interest. For the best results, choose a database that would best cover your topic. A full list of our databases is sorted by topic on the Databases and Galileo page.
Education databases cover most topics that focus on the classroom and school experience. Examples:
Psychology databases cover most topics that focus on mental health issues, diagnoses, causes, and treatments. It focuses on the well being of the subjects rather than their practices within the classroom. Examples:
Sociology databases covers the social life and issues that may affect your students at home and in school. Examples include:
Business databases cover the financial cost and programs for special needs students and supporting staff. They can also include articles on things like grant funding, personnel issues like burnout and recruitment, and tuition costs. Examples include: