Special Collections in SSHEL
The Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) has a variety of special collections covering a wide range of topics.
- Children’s & Young Adult Literature (S-Collection)
Research guide on finding books, author info, reviews, and more…
- College and University Rankings
Multiple pages with information about rankings and links to rankings by discipline.
- Curriculum Collection
Textbooks, curriculum guides, audio-visual materials, computer software, catalogs from textbook publishers.
Includes transcripts of stories.
- Health Information Portal
List of health resources, including article databases, journals, reference sources, books, and websites, about a multitude of health topics.
- Mandeville Collection
Materials in the occult sciences.
Includes American Primers, Early Children’s Literature: The Birmingham Central Library Collection, ERIC, Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), Journal Supplement Abstract Service (JSAS), Kraus Curriculum Development Library, Oregon Microfiche, and Tests in Microfiche.
- School Reform
Information about school reform in Illinois.
- Speech & Hearing Assessment Instruments
Standardized diagnostic tests and assessment instruments for speech and hearing.
- Test Collection
Includes over 8,500 tests measuring achievement, intelligence, character and personality, vocational aptitude and many other subjects.