Use encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference materials to find background information on your topic.
Over 1,200 entries structured alphabetically and organized thematically around 22 major educational themes, including Comparative and International Education.
World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey of Educational Systems Worldwide
REF LB15 .W87 2001 V. 1 - V. 3
This 3-volume country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.
IF YOU ARE OFF CAMPUS, FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO GET TO THIS ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA:
1. Go to databases at Emory
2. Click on "G"
3. Click on "Gale Virtual Reference Library"
4. If you are off campus, you will be asked to enter your Emory net id and password
5. Click on "+" next to "Education"
6. Click on "World Education Encyclopedia"
Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators
LB 2846 .E2472 (Most recent copy in Reference section, all others in stacks)
OECD = Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. This resource provides a wide range of comparable and up-to-date indicators on the performance of national education systems. Key indicators look at who participates in education, what is spent on it, how the systems operate, and the results achieved.
Eurypedia: European Encyclopedia of International Education Systems
News, summaries, and reports on European country educational systems.