The Curriculum Library has a strong and growing collection to support the learning, teaching, and research needs of those studying Education. Our collection includes new selections focusing on the diverse and varied needs of today's learners and teachers. Curriculum Library resources are available for loan to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Victoria.
Children's and teen literature include:
- Picture books (fiction and non-fiction)
- Big books for teaching
- Early readers and leveled readers
- High-interest, low-vocabulary texts
- Young adult fiction
- Graphic novels
Specialized collections include:
- BC previously recommended resources (the Ministry of Education now refers teachers to the ERAC site for recommended resources)
- Indigenous education resources
- Research methods for studies in Education, held in Curric Quick Reference
- French recommended and supplementary materials, as well as textbooks for other language teaching areas
- BC Historical Textbook Collection, includes BC prescribed textbooks and teaching materials from the mid-19th century
- Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs)
- BC Performance Standards
- Media and DVDs
- Journals and magazines
New acquisitions and book lists:
We're continually adding new materials to the Curriculum Library's collection. Here are the new titles we've added in the past month.
Bookulum: A Curriculum Library book list - our unique collection of book lists are created by professionals in our education community, take a look at what your colleagues have been reading!
- Research methods for educational practitioners by Pia Russell
- Top ten books for learning support teachers by Renée Jordan
- Picture books exemplifying servant-leadership by Carolyn Crippen
- Top picks for Indigenous resources by Fern Perkins and Carol Nahachewsky
Can't find something you need?
If you need something we don't have, please let us know. We want our collection to support your teaching and learning needs.
Additional teacher education resources can be found in the Faculty of Education's Resource Centres for Art, Math, Music, and Science.
Still need more information?
Or, drop by the Curriculum Library Loan Desk and chat with a member of our team.