The Education Library houses key texts for taught courses and research material for all aspects of Education, focusing on material for the four research groups within the School
- Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs
- Education and Social Justice
- Language Discourse and Society
- Professional Learning and Development
The Education Library also holds an eclectic collection of Education pamphlets which are currently being catalogued and added to the online catalogue. This collection mostly contains material from the 1940’s through to the 1970’s and contains some diverse material, from inaugural lectures at various Schools of Education across the country to paraphernalia from the Scout movement.
The Main Library holds books on general education topics, particularly higher education.
Orchard Learning Resource Centre
Some Education research material can also be found in the Orchard Learning Resource Centre (OLRC) in Selly Oak.
If you wish to carry out historical research into education, the Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections holds a number of 19th-20th century archive collections available for research. These include records of Westhill College, the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf; and the Church Missionary Society archive. Please contact the Cadbury Research Library if you’d like further information.
For further information on collection holdings or for advice on how to access our Education libraries, please contact: