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Alumni Databases: Children

Useful bibliographic databases that are available for use without subscription or institutional affiliation.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway
"Child Welfare Information Gateway library staff collect a wide range of literature relating to child welfare, including child abuse prevention, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and other topics. To our current collection of over 80,000 items, we add approximately 250 resources a month to the library, including peer-reviewed journal articles, books, evaluation reports, grantee final reports, and program reports."

Children's Books Databases

Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University
Index to a bibliography with abstracts of over 5000 picture books for children from preschool to grade 3. Thesaurus ('Keyword' list) includes over 950 concepts, topics, and skills.
Child Care & Early Education - Research Connections 
Online collection of indexed resources based on research on child care, early education, and related policies. 
Juvenile Series & Sequels 
Database of over 36,000 book in 4,900 series titles classified by educational grade levels. 
PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database archived
Index to the National Library of Canada's collection of 35,000 children's books. Searchable by subject; includes grade level recommendations. This resource is no longer updated. 
WOW: Worlds of Words
Search about 25,000 volumes of children’s and adolescent literature focusing on world cultures and indigenous peoples, part of the International Collection of Children's and Adolescent Literature at the University of Arizona College of Education.

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