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Resource Guide:
Marriage and Family

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
AdoptionHV 874.8 ‚ HV 875
AdolescenceHQ 793 ‚ HQ 799.2, BF 724
Aged / GerontologyHQ 1060 – HQ 1064, HV 1450-HV 1494
Child DevelopmentHQ 771 ‚ HQ 777, LB 1101- LB 1139
Child AbuseHV 6626.5
Child WelfareHV 701 – HV 1420.5
DivorceHQ 811 – HQ 960.7
FamilyHQ 50 – HQ 1064
Family Violence HV 6626 ‚ HV 6626.23
FathersHQ 759 ‚ HQ 759.6
MarriageHQ 503 – HQ 1057
MothersHQ 759 ‚ HQ 759.6
ParenthoodHQ 755.8

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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
  • Feminity

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives