Most of the eBooks we provide are discoverable by searching Library Search, but it is also possible to search some eBook collections directly. Below are some individual collections that might be of interest.
The Library has a range of eBook collections. You can search Library Search to find eBooks about many different subjects and that approach may be quicker than searching individual collections. You can also browse or search with the collections directly.
Books are arranged in the library by shelfmarks. Each book has a number followed by at least two letters. Signs on the end of shelves tell you what numbers are on the shelves. Books with the same or similar numbers will deal with related topics.
|Disability studies||305.908 or 362.4|
|Philosophy for children/ Moral and social education||370.114|
|Equality in education||379.26|
A report by SHU researchers calls for more diversity in books for children.
Harris, C., Stiell, B., & Leather, D. (2019). Time for change: Black and minority ethnic representation in the children’s literature sector. (A report for Arts Council England). Retrieved from https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/publication/diversity-children%E2%80%99s-literature-report-2019
We have a large collection of children's literature and teaching resources in the library and in recent years we have worked to make our collections more representative of the diversity of children that our student teachers work with. We are proud of our collections but we are sure that there is much more that we can do. We welcome suggestions for resources to add to the collections and other ways in which we can improve them.
We created a list for younger readers for Black History Month: