Here are my top ten library resources for education students (for more specific lists, consult one of the many other topic-specific library guides).
The British Educational Research Association has teamed up with SAGE publications to produce this excellent reference source for all scholars and practitioners of Education. "The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research provides a cutting edge account of the research and methodology that is creating new understandings for education research, policy, and practice. Over two volumes, the handbook addresses educational research in six essential components: Section 1: Understanding Research; Section 2: Planning Research; Section 3: Approaches to Research; Section 4: Acquiring Data; Section 5: Analysing Data; Section 6: Reporting, Disseminating and Evaluating Research. Featuring contributions from more than 50 of the biggest names in the international field, the BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research represents a very significant contribution to the development of education" (publisher's write up).