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Resource Guide:
Marriage and Family

Sample Call Numbers

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

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
  • Feminity

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
Handbook of Infant DevelopmentREF BF 719 .H36 1987

Research Databases

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 Economics and Nutrition Review
  • Family Health
  • Family Law Quarterly
  • Family Life
  • Family Life Coordinator
  • Family Matters
  • Family Planning Perspectives
  • Family Process
  • Family Relations
  • Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
  • 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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