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Psychology: Find Books/eBooks

This guide is designed to help you find resources for your research and class assignments in psychology.

Find a book

Use the online library catalog to locate books in the Marshall University libraries.

The following Library of Congress Subject Headings can be used with the Basic Search by Subject Heading to locate books in the Marshall University libraries:

You can also use the Keyword Search to locate additional books. Try searching specific topics with plus the term "Psychological Aspects" (for example:  Bereavement + Psychological Aspects).

Although the online catalog is the best way to find books, browsing the shelves in these call number areas is a good way to get acquainted with the publications relating to psychology:

  • BF   Psychology, Parapsychology, Occult Sciences
  • BF176-176.5    Psychological Tests and Testing.
  • BF180-198.7    Experimental Psychology.
  • BF203              Gestalt Psychology.
  • BF231-299       Sensations. Aesthesiology.
  • BF309-499       Consciousness. Cognition.
  • BF501-505       Motivation.
  • BF511-593       Affection. Feeling. Emotion.
  • BF608-635       Will. Volition. Choice. Control.
  • BF636-637       Applied Psychology.
  • BF660-685       Comparative Psychology. Animal and Human Psychology.
  • BF692-692.5    Psychology of Sex. Sexual Behavior.
  • BF697-697.5    Differential Psychology. Individuality. Self.
  • BF698-698.5    Personality.
  • BF699-711       Genetic Psychology.
  • BF712-724.85  Developmental Psychology.
  • BF1001-1389   Parapsychology.

  • H   Social Sciences
  • HF5548.7-5548.85    Industrial Psychology.
  • HM1001-1281      Social psychology.
  • HV6035-6197      Criminal anthropology.

  • L   Education
  • LB1050.9-1091   Educational psychology.

  • Q   Science
  • QP351-495     Neurophysiology and neuropsychology.

  • R   Medicine
  • RC321-571      Neurosciences. Biological Psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry.
  • RC435-571      Psychiatry.
  • RC475-489      Therapeutics. Psychotherapy.
  • RC500-510      Psychoanalysis.
  • RC512-569.5   Psychopathology.
  • RJ499-507       Child psychiatry

For books at other libraries, search other Library catalogs over the Web. These books may be ordered from other libraries using E-Z Borrow and Information Delivery Services (IDS)

What if the Library doesn't have a book I need?

If you need a book the library doesn't own, you can request a copy through E-Z Borrow.

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