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Find Articles

Use these selected databases to find articles on your topic:

SAGE Explorer

Databases for K-12 Students and Educators

Books, Ebooks, Music, & Movies

Search the library's collection:

Advanced Search |  Recently Added Books & Media


Search Beyond Fairfield:

Curriculum Collection

Picture of shelves filled with booksThe Curriculum Collection, located on the second floor of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, contains a selection of K-12 instructional materials. Materials are available in a variety of formats, including books, multimedia, computer software, journals magazines, newspapers, and educational kits. Our collection is constantly updated and includes award-winning titles including Caldecott, Newbury, Coretta Scott King, and Nutmeg books.




Search for Curriculum Collection materials here. When you want to search within theImage that shows Active Filters, below it is listed the Curriculum Collection Upper Level filter and below that is a lock symbol with the text remember all filters. This text is circled in red. Below it is an arrow making a circle with the text reset filters. Curriculum Collection filter, make sure you've locked the active filter by clicking on "remember all filters." Once you've done this, use the top search box to narrow your results.

Background Sources

Multidisciplinary encyclopedias:

Discipline specific sources:

Statistics & Datasets

Need to find statistics and/or datasets for a project? Check out our statistics & datasets guide!

In addition to the many databases we have that provide this sort of information, we've scoured the internet to collect a wide array of quality, reliable websites that provide statistics and datasets that cover a large number if disciplines and topics.

We also pulled from our catalog a selection of books and eBooks to help you get started with data analysis. These can be found on the landing page for the guide.

Licensure and Research

These websites contain information regarding requirements for licensure, standards, and original research.

Classroom Resources

These websites contain links to resources for your class. They have been evaluated by librarians (that's a good thing) for your use in an academic setting. However, any website can be changed without notice, so be sure to evaluate every site you use.

Education Research Guides

Don't see what you need? Try another education guide!

Citations & Support

Citing Your Sources

The links below point to brief informational guides for creating accurate citations. For more complete information, consult the original books at the library (see call numbers below) or contact a librarian.

Questions about Citations? Save time, ask a Librarian!

Citation Managers

the Zotero logo

Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a standalone application that uses browser connectors to save full text, organize sources, and create citations. Click the logo to see more info!

Refworks logo

ATTENTION: Please note that the Library will be ending its subscription to Refworks in July 2022. For more information, see our Refworks-to-Zotero transfer guide.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center, located in the main level of the DiMenna-Nyselius library, will help you with your writing. Tutors will work with you to improve essays, research papers, oral presentations, and more!

Schedule an appointment online or contact them by e-mail at

Ask a Librarian

Still not finding what you need? A Librarian is available to help!

Schedule a Research Appointment Chat with a librarian 24/7 Research Services Hours