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Faculty Professional Development Guide: Searching for Professional Development Resources

Guide to help faculty at all levels and at all OU with utilizing the iibrary and its resources

Why was this LibGuide Created?

This LibGuide was created as a Guide for Ottawa University faculty and adjuncts to provide them with a starting point from where they can access books, e-resources, and online links to professional development opportunities and materials.

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Search the Periodicals A to Z for Professional Development Full-Text articles

Search Google Books for Books on Professional Development Topics

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New ASCD Books available at the Gangwish Library

The books listed below are from the ASCD and are available in our for checkout at our library. We get several new ASCD books per year.

if you are faculty or an adjunct at OU's Sites or Online, you can make special arrangements with a librarian to checkout our ASCD books. If you want to do this, please email, call or chat with our librarians and we can process a library card for you, and check our the book, and we can send it on to you at your home address for a month, with renewal on that date possible.

Finding full-text articles in Education Databases for Professional Development


If you click on an ebook and a "continue" button prompts you, please click it and it will take you into the ebook.

Ebooks about mentoring, empowerment and transformation

The Ebscohost E-Book Academic Collection has ebooks relating to professional development topics. Here are a few of the current books available to read:

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Search Google Scholar for Professional Development

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