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Resource Guide:
Family Process

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Families and Family DynamicsHQ 503-750
FamilyHQ 50-1064
Family, ParentsHQ 755.7-759
AdoptionHV 874.8-875
AdolescenceHQ 793-799.2, BF 724
Aged / GerontologyHQ 1060-1064, HV 1450-1494
Child DevelopmentHQ 771-777, LB 1101-1139
DivorceHQ 811-960.7
FathersHQ 759-759.6
MarriageHQ 503-1057
Marriage, HomeHQ 503-1064
MothersHQ 759-759.6
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 Policy
  • Wedlock
  • Motherhood
  • Dual-Career Families
  • Communication in Marriage
  • Parenting
  • Birth Control
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Domestic Relations
  • Intimacy
  • Divorce
  • Intergenerational Relations
  • Sex Differences
  • Annulment
  • Stepfamilies
  • Families – Sociological Aspects
  • Remarriage
  • Commitment
  • Intimacy

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Childhood in AmericaREF HQ 792 .U5 R345 2002
Handbook of Infant DevelopmentREF BF 719 .H36 1987
Handbook of Child PsychologyREF BF 721 .H242
Encyclopedia of Marriage and the FamilyREF HQ 9 .E52 v.1
Encyclopedia of SociologyREF HM 17 .E5 v.1
Oxford Handbook of Positive PsychologyBF 204.6 .095 2009
Family CommunicationHQ 734 .P736 2006
Handbook of Closeness and IntimacyBF 575 .I5 H36 2004
Handbook of Family CommunicationHQ 519 .H36 2003
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective FamiliesBX 8643.C8658 1997
Communication, Intimacy, and Close RelationshipsBF 637 .C45 C647 1984
You and Your Aging ParentHV 1461 .S54
The Family: Functions, Conflicts, and SymbolsHQ 536 .F367
Creating Family TraditionsBX 8643 .F3 Y1
Handbook of Communication and Aging Researche-Book
Family Stories and the Life Coursee-Book
Breaking the Cycle of Abusee-Book
Connections: The Threads that Strengthen Familiese-Book
Maintaining Relationships Through Communicatione-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Adolescence
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Children
  • Children and Society
  • Children Today
  • Children, Youth, and Environments
  • Child Welfare
  • Child: Care, Health and Development
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Family and Community Health
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal
  • Family Health
  • Family Life
  • 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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