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Catalogue Searching Tips

Use the following terms in a subject search to find related items in the library catalogue. A subject search can be performed by typing in the suggested items below and selecting "subject" from the pulldown menu.

General Material:
Early childhood education
Early childhood education social aspects
Child care
Child care social aspects
Education, Preschool
Children Services for
Development psychology
Educational psychology
Day care centers

Children With Special Needs:
Handicapped children Services for
Handicapped children Care
Handicapped children Education (Early childhood)
Inclusive education
To find items on Canada, specifically, simply type in one of the headings above and add the word Canada.

Child care social aspects canada

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