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Child Development and Family Studies

This guide helps with CDEV research at CCSF


Welcome to the research guide for Child Development and Family Studies!

This guide is a collection of CCSF Library resources which apply to the research needs of this program, its curriculum and class assignments, with the intention of building information competency.

Some area this collection focuses on are:

  • Infant, toddler, and early childhood development

  • Parent, preschool, special education, and teacher education

  • Nurseries, preschools, early childhood centers, and small business

  • Family relationships, fostering, children with disabilities, and parent education

  • Community work, social work, and family services

  • Diversity and equity in childhood education

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Common Needs

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Remote Access


An active RAM ID (student ID number) and RAM ID password is required for off-campus access to CCSF Library subscription resources and databases, including online articles, streaming video, and e-books. When accessing these resources from off-campus, users will be prompted to log in with RAM ID, then will be able to view resources as if they are on-campus.

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