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Social Studies Education

Resources for teaching of social studies

Begin Your Research

Welcome to the Social Studies Education InfoGuide. 

Use this guide to discover social studies resources available to you at Mason.

  • Find Articles - Key databases and journals for Social Studies research
  • Find Books - Select e-books and print books as well search the Mason and Washington Research Library Consortium catalogs related to Social Studies education
  • Find Videos -  access the video and stream video collections for education.  Click the link to access the Teaching Channel
  • Find Primary Sources - includes primary sources from the State of Virginia, the U.S. government, and other web resources.
  • Find Professional Organizations - Includes professional organizations for economics, history, social studies, and geography.
  • Find Curriculum Background - Information about the Curriculum Collection located in the 1600 wing of the Fenwick Library, currently approved Virginia text books, and information about the curriculum approval process.
  • Find Lesson plans - includes a variety of  social studies lesson plans and games.
  • Write & Cite - Information on citation styles and Zotero
  • Get Help - make an appointment with the Education Librarian, use Virtual reference, information for distance students, connect to the Writing Center, and step by step directions for many common library resources
  • Find Online Tutorials -   tutorials on beginning your research, finding & evaluating resources, using Zotero to create citations

Education meta search tool

This tool allows you conduct a real-time search across 20 databases and ejournal collections.


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