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Locating Teaching Resources in the Library: Curriculum Guides

This guide describes the teaching resources available in Andersen Library and the K-12 Curriculum Collection. as well as how to locate them. In addition, it provides direction to locating online information such as article databases and useful websites.

Curriculum Guides in the Library

Search Research@UWW for Curriculum Guides located in the Curriculum Collection on 2nd floor of the library. Using the limiters on the left of the page, limit the Location to Curriculum Collection Curr Guides.

A number of curriuclum guides are also available in Wisconsin and Federal Documents. Perform a wider search without limiting to location. This will include curriculum produced by government agencies as well.

  1. Use Research@UWW on the library home page. Be sure to select Books, Media & More (UW Whitewater)
  2. Include "curriculum" in your keywords.
  3. Additional keywords may include subjects, educational levels (e.g. elementary, vocational) or location (e.g. Wisconsin). Connect these using AND.

search for curriculum for health education

Finding Curriculum Guides in ERIC Full-Text

ERIC (EBSCOhost) also includes some curriculum guides. Use the Advanced Search, and limit to SU subject:

ebsco curriculum guides

Scroll down to add the limiters for Guides:

Use the Thesaurus to select precise search terms, or Search for curriculum using content area.
For example:

  • "integrated curriculum"
  • "mathematics curriculum" AND elementary

Examples of other thesaurus terms or search phrases you may find useful are:

  • State Curriculum Guides
  • State Standards
  • Academic Standards
  • National standards
  • National Curriculum
  • Curriculum Development
  • Mathematics Curriculum

Take advantage of the "Narrow Results" features at the left side of the screen. Click Subject to see options:


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