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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Social Work 451: HBSE I: Human Development: Early Childhood

Guide to library resources for Summer course

Suggestions from Syllabus

  • Cultural differences in child rearing practices
  • Early interventions with children who have a developmental or physical disability

Search Suggestions

If you're wanting to research early childhood, Family and Society Studies Worldwide is a great resource to use (linked to the right).  

When developing your search strategy, it is helpful to brainstorm variations or synonyms of the key concepts you're researching.  For example, based on the suggestions from your syllabus, if you are researching cultural differences in child rearing practices, you might try different combinations of the following search terms:

child rearing OR parenting

attitudes OR values

You might choose more specific cultures, such as:  Hispanic, African, Aboriginal, etc.

Remember, research is a process!  If you need any help, feel free to email me at

Suggested Database