Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Child Develpment

Electronic Databases
These links below will provide the most current access to journals, magazines, and reference sources online. Please be sure to use the links below to access electronic databases for this assignment.
Health Reference Center provides access to electronic journals, magazines, newspapers, and reference works.
General Reference Center Gold provides access to many online reference sources relating to medicine and health, and child development.

Web Sites
Kids Health
KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Child and Family Web Guide
Hundreds of annotated sites "that contain research-based information about child development." Includes a section for parents with after school activities, child care, family weekends, movies and media, private schools, and summer activities (these sites are not rated). Created by faculty and librarians at Tufts University.

Zero to Three
This searchable site contains information on a baby's social, emotional, and intellectual development. The site has sections for parents and for professionals.

Kids Nutrition
The Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) is one of six federally funded human nutrition research centers in the nation and the first to conduct scientific investigations into the role of maternal, infant and child nutrition in optimal health, development, and growth.

Right to Play
An athlete-driven international humanitarian organization that uses sport and play as a tool for development of children and youth in the most disadvantaged areas of the world


Click the link on the right to our catalog to search for books. Be sure to search by as many keywords as you can think of to find the best books on your topic. Or, you may choose to browse our shelves. Three call numbers to look at are 155.4,305.23 and 649.

Bibliography Help
Remember, a bibliography is a required component of this project! Go to the Citation Machine for assistance in creating your citations and bibliography. Please be sure to ask your teacher if he or she wants you to use APA style or MLA style.

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