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Resource Guide:
Family and Child Development

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
AdoptionHV 874.8‚ HV 875
AdolescenceHQ 793‚ HQ 799.2, BF 724
Aged / GerontologyHQ 1060 – HQ1064, HV 1450 – HV1494
Child DevelopmentHQ 771‚ HQ777, LB 1101- LB 1139
Child AbuseHV 6626.5
Child WelfareHV 701 – HV 1420.5
DivorceHQ 811 – HQ 960.7
FamilyHQ 50 – HQ 1064
Family ViolenceHV 6626‚ HV 6626.23
FathersHQ 759‚ HQ 759.6
MarriageHQ 503 – HQ 1057
MothersHQ 759‚ HQ 759.6
ParenthoodHQ 755.8

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Marriage
  • Family
  • Marriage law
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Home
  • Single People
  • Married life
  • Love
  • Courtship
  • Matrimony
  • Fatherhood
  • Family Violence
  • Wedlock
  • Motherhood
  • Dual-Career Families
  • Communication in marriage
  • Parenting
  • Birth Control
  • Adultery
  • Domestic Relations
  • Intimacy
  • Divorce
  • Custody of Children
  • Sex Differences
  • Annulment
  • Stepfamilies
  • Masculinity
  • Remarriage
  • Commitment
  • Femininity

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Encyclopedia of Marriage and the FamilyREF HQ 9 .E52 v.1
Encyclopedia of SociologyREF HM 17 .E5 v.1
Childhood in AmericaREF HQ 792 .U5 R345 2002
Handbook of Child PsychologyREF BF 721 .H242

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Adolescence
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Children
  • Children and Schools
  • Children and Society
  • Children Today
  • Children, Youth, and Environments
  • Child and Family Social Work
  • Child Welfare
  • Child: Care, Health, and Development
  • Developmental psychology
  • Family and Community Health
  • Family and Community History
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal
  • Family Coordinator
  • Family Court Review
  • Family Health
  • Family Law Quarterly
  • Family Life
  • Family Life Coordinator
  • Family Matters
  • Family Planning Perspectives
  • Family Process
  • Family Relations
  • Population Reports
  • Youth and Society
  • Youth Studies

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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