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Search Online for SMEC Materials

The best way to search SMEC resources is to come in and see us!  In addition, you can search most SMEC materials online through the ESU William Allen White Library Online Catalog.  Among the resources not searchable in the online main library catalog are posters, periodicals, and games. Below are pictures from the center showing books and activity kits for check-out.

Math Section    Kits   Kits Close-up

The Center uses a chronological classification system that consists of 3 letters and a number. The letters are stylized abbreviations of the subject category and the number represents the position of the book in that category.  For example, MDP 11 is "Math Department: Graphing Calculator 11" and MRD 558 is "K-6 Math Reading Material 558." 

 Graphing Calculator                 mrd 558

  Listed below are all of the codes currently used to categorize SMEC materials.

  • AIM Activities Integrating Math and Science from AIMS Foundation
  • ALG Algebra
  • ANB Aviation Content & Activity Notebook
  • ASE Assessment Materials
  • AST Astronomy, and Space Materials
  • AUD Audio Tapes
  • BAC K-6 Biology Activities
  • BIO High School/Middle School Biology Curriculum
  • BNB Biology Content, Activity, Transparency Notebooks
  • BRD K-5 Biology Reading Materials
  • BSC 5-12 Biology Materials
  • CAL Calculator Materials
  • CBL Computer Based Lab Materials
  • CHE High School Chemistry Curriculum
  • EAC K-6 Earth Science Activities
  • ENB Earth Science Content, Activity, Transparency Notebooks
  • ENV Environmental Materials
  • ERD K-6 Earth Science Reading
  • ERT Earth Sciences Curriculum Materials
  • ESC Post Elementary Earth Science Materials
  • ESM Elementary Math Curriculum
  • ESS Elementary Science Curriculum
  • EYE Eyewitness Books
  • GAM Games
  • GEM Great Explorations in Math & Science from Lawrence Hall of Science
  • GEO Geometry
  • JOU Magazines
  • KIT Kits
  • LIT Literature Books
  • MAC K-6 Math Activities
  • MAG Maps & Geography
  • MAT Post Elementary Math Materials
  • MDP Math Department: Graphing Calculators
  • MIT Math in Transition Different MS & HS Math Curriculum Materials
  • MNB Math Content, Activity Notebooks
  • MRD K-6 Math Reading Materials
  • MRO Math Professional Materials
  • MSB Magic School Bus
  • MSM Middle School Math Curriculum
  • MSS Middle School Science Curriculum
  • MSW Math Software
  • MUL Multicultural Materials
  • NAJ Magazines
  • NAS NASA content and activity Notebooks
  • NEW Newbridge Big Books
  • OBI OBIS Materials - environmental materials
  • PDE Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations (dvd or laser)
  • PHY High School Physics Curriculum
  • PNB Physics content and activity Notebooks
  • POS Posters
  • PRE Preschool Materials
  • PSC Post Elementary Physical Science Materials
  • PST Physical Science Transparencies
  • SAC K-6 Physical Science Activities
  • SNB Science content, activity, transparency Notebooks
  • SRD K-6 Physical Science Reading
  • SRO Science Professional Materials
  • SSW Science Software
  • TOP TOPS Materials
  • VID Videos

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Latest update 03/04/2014.