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Teaching Materials Center

This guide is starting point for anyone seeking to learn about the resources available in the Teaching Materials Center. This includes: what general resources are available, how to find specific resources, and how to access materials.

Teaching Materials Center

The Teaching Materials Center (TMC), located on Floor 6 of Milner Library, is a unique collection of pre-K through Grade 12 materials that supports the teacher education programs at Illinois State University.

The TMC provides education students with resources to enhance their collegiate experience and to help them prepare for their careers as teachers. The TMC collection includes picture books (Easy), fiction and non-fiction books, elementary, middle-level and high school textbooks and supporting materials in all subject areas. The TMC acts as a model school library collection for future educators to frequent and use. It is classed and arranged by the Dewey Decimal System, much like a school library.

Explore two frequently-used resources for the Teaching Materials Center:

TMC Collection Development Policy

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