ECIG College and University Curriculum Centers

Adrian College - Education Curriculum Center

Albion College -

Alma College - Curriculum Laboratory and Juvenile Collection

Andrews University - Mary Jane Mitchell Multimedia Center

Aquinas College - Curriculum and Juvenile Collections

Calvin College - Curriculum Center

Located in the lower level of Hiemenga Hall, the Curriculum Center provides a comprehensive collection of instructional resources that are used in Pre-K through 12th grade. The collection is particularly useful for students in the Teacher Education program.

Some of the available resources are:

  • Textbooks
  • Magazines
  • Software & CD-ROM's
  • Videotape & DVD's
  • Games & activities
  • Posters, pamphlets, maps
  • Materials for remediation and enrichment

Central Michigan University - Instructional Materials Center

It is the mission of the Central Michigan University Instructional Materials Center to support the teaching, research, and service missions of the University through the provision of appropriate library materials and services.

Central Michigan University - Clarke Historical Library

"The children’s collection focuses on locating and preserving books that children use in learning to read and improving literacy skills. The collection is largely focused on books read by children in elementary schools. Both works of fiction and textbooks are collected – books children read for fun and books their taskmasters inform them that they will read.” By Frank Boles, Director of the Clarke Historical Library

Concordia University - Curriculum and Juvenile Collections

Cornerstone University - Curriculum Materials Center

Miller Library's CMC brings together the children's literature and curriculum collections.

Eastern Michigan University - Educational Resource Center

The Educational Resource Center is designed to support Preschool and K-12 curriculum development. It provides K-12 textbook, instructional aids and units of instruction, in addition to hardware and software to support student projects.

Ferris State University - Educational Manipulative Collection

Grand Valley State University - Kindergarten through Grade 12 Curriculum Resource Center (KCRC)

The function of KCRC is to make available for preview, review, analysis, and use, a sampling of current, high-quality instructional materials for preschool through grade twelve. KCRC serves primarily the students and faculty both in the College of Education and in other departments offering subject-area courses.

Hope College - Curriculum Library and Tech Lab

The Curriculum Library, on the 2nd floor, provides material and equipment to support the Teacher Education curriculum of Hope College, with resources from pre-school through secondary education.

Kalamazoo College -

Lake Superior University -

Marygrove College - Curriculum Collection and Children's Literature Collection

The Marygrove College Library Curriculum Collection and Children's Literature Collection are maintained to support the course-related needs of Marygrove students. The Children's Literature Collection holds a wide selection of easy reading, juvenile and young adult titles with a focus on multiculturalism and award-winners. The Curriculum Collection is comprised of textbooks and other print learning materials on a variety of subjects for use in elementary and secondary education classrooms.

Oakland University - Educational Resources Laboratory

The Educational Resources Laboratory (ERL), located at 350 Pawley Hall in the School of Education and Human Services on the campus of Oakland University, provides students, faculty, staff, and the community at large with a variety of learning resources and services that support the university’s mission. The ERL also houses a strong circulating manipulative collection. The ERL Special Collections Room features an almost complete collection of Coretta Scott King Award Books, missing only three titles since the award’s inception in 1970. An annual story telling event takes place each year promoting a diverse cultural exchange.

Saginaw Valley State University - Regional Education Resource Center (RERC)

As an integral component of the Saginaw Valley State University College of Education, the Resource Center is committed to providing educational resources and services that support the pursuits of students, faculty, and educators in the SVSU service region. The Regional Education Resource Center (RERC) is a multi-faceted facility for area educators, faculty, and students. The RERC is a library in which to find collections ranging from economics education to special education. Browse curriculum guides and sample texts that cover all subjects and grade levels from Preschool through grade 12. The RERC is also a fully integrated state-of-the-art computer lab in which to unleash to incorporate technology into lesson plans and coursework.

Siena Heights - Farver Educational Technology and Curriculum Lab

Spring Arbor - Teacher Education Resources and Services

The Teacher Education Workroom provides students with access to equipment and materials that allow users to create resources to enhance classroom activity. The Teacher Education Computer Lab at SAU provides students with access to educational software.

University of Detroit Mercy - Curriculum and Juvenile Collections

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - Juvenile Collection

A varied collection of over 7,000 books and over a dozen journals covering juvenile literature and librarianship. The collection covers picture books, young adult novels, and non-fiction. The collection is strongest in covering juvenile award winning literature.

University of Michigan-Dearborn - Curriculum Labs and Materials Preparation Center

Wayne State University - Curriculum and Juvenile Collections

Juvenile Collection
The Juvenile Collection is one of the largest collections of this kind in a university library. It contains over 60,000 items. The collection covers age groups from preschool to some lower level college. It includes all subject areas and has special subsections for fiction, biography, and picture easy books. This collection was started by the College of Education in the 1940s as a resource for training teachers. It is currently located on the fourth floor of the Purdy/Kresge Library.

Millicent A. Wills Collection of Urban Ethnic Materials
Begun in 1968 and dedicated in 1990 to a former Detroit school teacher Millicent A. Wills, this collection consists of books that deal with urban life and ethnic diversity. Although this is a non-circulating collection, all books contained within it have been duplicated for the regular circulating juvenile books. The Wills Collection is located on the 4 th floor of the Purdy Library near the juvenile collection.

Ramsey Collection of Children’s Literature
Named for its originator, Eloise Ramsey, this collection consists of rare and historical children’s books. Many of the titles in this collection are extremely valuable and of great historical significance. The Ramsey Collection has been expanded over the years with award winning titles and otherwise outstanding works. If a client wishes to use books in this collection, a request must be made at the Purdy Reference Desk where it will be evaluated. Whenever possible, recent acquisitions to the Ramset Collection have been duplicated in the circulating juvenile collection.

Western Michigan University - Education Library and Textbook Collection

The Education Library offers over 723,530 items, including the Education Resources Information Center documents and more than 600 periodical titles