Resources for the Study of History
History/Social Sciences has an array of psychological resources in its collection. Our collection includes books and magazines on subjects ranging from psychological theory to self-help.
Some questions to consider:
- What kind of information am I looking for?
- What format do I need the information to be in?
While most of the time general terms will help you find what you need, there are a couple of instances where it pays to be specific in your search terms. Check out the “Narrow Your Search” box on the right side of the screen after you do your search. In addition, using these search terms in the Browse part of the catalog will let you start with you specific subject. Examples are listed below:
- Psychology, Experimental
- Adler, Alfred, 1870-1937
- Self-help techniques
The call numbers below are the starting point to finding materials on the shelves. They serve as a location tool. For more specific call numbers, please click on the call number next to the part of the world you are interested in.
- 150 General psychology
- 150.19 Psychological theory
- 152.47 Anger management
- 154.63 Dream interpretation
- 155.4 Child development
- 158.1 Self-help
- 158.3 Clinical psychology
There are two ways to search for magazine articles, depending on when the article was published:
- Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature-articles published before 1985
- EbscoHost-articles published after 1985
The magazines listed below are a sample of the psychological journals that History/Social Sciences carries. For more information about specific journals and how long we have carried them, please contact us.
- Psychology Today
- American Journal of Psychology
- American Psychologist
- Journal of Applied Psychology
- Journal of Counseling Psychology
Interesting web pages
- Psychology.com: Provides a directory of therapists, as well an a large library of psychological articles
- Encyclopedia of psychology: The Encyclopedia of Psychology from the Jacksonville State University is intended to facilitate browsing in any area of psychology
- Psychology Today: The leading popular psychology journal offers many articles and a diagnosis dictionary
- Psychology wiki: A collaborative effort to “consolidating information in the science, providing a conduit for authoritative information for academic and applied training, and continuing professional development, as well as providing a vehicle for informing the general public about our discipline”
- Psychologist World.com: A website with a wealth of psychological information
- PsycCentral: Since 1995, it has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 160 support groups to consumers