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Library resources and assistance for students in Special Education/ Applied Behavior Analysis program
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What is Applied Behavior Analysis

“Applied Behavior Analysis is the process of systematically applying interventions based upon the principles of learning theory to improve socially significant behaviors to a meaningful degree, and to demonstrate that the interventions employed are responsible for the improvement in behavior“

Baer, D.M., Wolf, M.M., & Risley, T.R. (1968). Some current dimensions of applied behavior analysis.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 1, 91-97



Welcome to this library guide for research on applied behavior analysis. This guide serves as an introduction to the best tools available through the library for your research as well as search tips and other pertinent information.

Hopefully this guide will:

  • Support and reinforce the content we talked about in your library session
  • Provide an information gateway for you to use with your research projects
  • Familiarize you with the wide range of resources, print & electronic, that are important in your discipline
  • Remind you how to get assistance when you need it for your research      

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I look forward to working with you.

Ramona Hylton

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