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Psychology: Home

This guide lists some important databases and resources helpful for researching psychology topics.

Library of Congress Classification

Page Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize books by specific subjects.  The LC system uses letters and numbers to do this.

To browse the library's holdings for materials on a specific psychology topic, search for materials in the sub-section BF in the General Stacks area (downstairs).


BF1-990 Psychology

BF38-64 Philosophy. Relation to other topics

BF173-175.5 Psychoanalysis

BF176-176.5 Psychological tests and testing

BF180-198.7 Experimental psychology

BF203 Gestalt psychology

BF207-209 Psychotropic drugs and other substances

BF231-299 Sensation. Aesthesiology

BF309-499 Consciousness. Cognition Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue

BF501-505 Motivation

BF511-593 Affection. Feeling. Emotion

BF608-635 Will. Volition. Choice. Control

BF636-637 Applied psychology

BF638-648 New Thought. Menticulture, etc.

BF660-685 Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

BF692-692.5 Psychology of sex. Sexual behavior

BF697-697.5 Differential psychology. Individuality. Self

BF698-698.9 Personality

BF699-711 Genetic psychology

BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood

BF725-727 Class psychology

BF795-839 Temperament. Character

BF839.8-885 Physiognomy. Phrenology

BF889-905 Graphology. Study of handwriting

BF908-940 The hand. Palmistry

BF1001-1389 Parapsychology

BF1001-1045 Psychic research. Psychology of the conscious

BF1048-1108 Hallucinations. Sleep. Dreaming. Visions

BF1111-1156 Hypnotism. Suggestion. Mesmerism. Subliminal projection

BF1161-1171 Telepathy. Mind reading. Thought transference

BF1228-1389 Spiritualism Including mediumship, spirit messages, clairvoyance

BF1404-2055 Occult sciences

BF1444-1486 Ghosts. Apparitions. Hauntings

BF1501-1562 Demonology. Satanism. Possession

BF1562.5-1584 Witchcraft

BF1585-1623 Magic. Hermetics. Necromancy

BF1651-1729 Astrology

BF1745-1779 Oracles. Sibyls. Divinations

BF1783-1815 Seers. Prophets. Prophecies

BF1845-1891 Fortune-telling

BF2050-2055 Human-alien encounters. Contact between humans and extraterrestrials


Click on the blue tabs above to  find information on how to find articles and books on psychology.  There is also a citation tab to assist with creating citations.  Remember, if you need any assistance, please let us know.  We are all here to aid the learning process!

An important book for psychology students is the DSM IV.  It is located in the General Stacks section, call number RC455.2 .C4 D54 1994.  This is located on the lower floor of Page Library and the RC area is on the right hand side.

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