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HED Community Colleges: Core Textbooks & Other Books

Supplements the course content of HED6210 The Community College and HED6650 Community College Leadership.

Core Course Texts

Other Helpful Books

Searching for Books

You can find books in the UToledo Library Catalog using either keywords for your topic, or using Subject Headings such as those listed below. 

Searching by keyword allows you to find words mentioned in book titles, chapter titles, subjects, and author names.  Keyword searches can be combined to find books on two or more topics using AND or OR.  Searching by Subject Heading is more precise, but searches for broad topics in the book.

Some subject headings you may want to start at include the following.  Some will have cross references to other related topics, and most will have sub-headings for more specific topics, formats, or geographic areas:

Browsing for Education Books

The UToledo Libraries use the Library of Congress Call Number system for organizing our books.  You can browse the shelves in our libraries in the following call numbers:

L7-991 Education (General)
LA201-398 History of Education - United States
LB5-3640 Theory and practice of education
LB1705-2286 Education and training of teachers and administrators
LB2300-2430   Higher education
   LB2328 Community & Junior Colleges
LD13-7501 Individual Instituions (United States)
LH1-9 College and school magazines and papers
LJ3-165 Student fraternities and societies, United States

UToledo Library Catalog Search


Don't forget that in addition to all of the books available in the University of Toledo Libraries locations, you also have access to books from any of the more than 85 OhioLINK partner libraries.  Whenever you are in the University of Toledo Library Catalog, you can click on the OhioLINK button to perform the same search in libraries across the state.  Or you can start your search in the OhioLINK Catalog itself (also see box below).  See here for more information about requesting and borrowing items from OhioLINK libraries.

OhioLINK Search

OhioLINK Catalog Search