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A research guide to introduce you to the field of Psychology. You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research. If you need any assistance, please contact your librarian.

Library Search

You can find books and other physical items by searching Primo. Once you search for your title or topic, select Availability: Available in the Library to narrow your results to physical items. To further narrow your results, select Resource Type: Books.

Psychology Call Numbers

Below are the major sections of Library of Congress call numbers for Psychology. You can go to these letters on the library shelves and you will find the books about each subject area. To locate call numbers in Foley Center Library, see our guide for Call Number Locations.

Call Number Topic
BF Psychology
HM1001-1281 Social Psychology
LB1050.9-1091 Educational Psychology
QP351-495 Neurophysiology and neuropsychology

For a more specific breakdown of the call numbers see the Library of Congress Classification Online: B classes.

Resources Beyond Foley

If you can't find a book or a book chapter you need at Foley Library, check WorldCat which contains books in libraries worldwide.  You can order books or book chapters via InterLibrary Loan easily after setting up an ILL account with Foley library.  The world is your library!

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