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Resource Guide:
Parenting

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
Parents and ParentingHQ 755.7-759
Families and Family DynamicsHQ 503-750
Family SizeHQ 760-767
Family ViolenceHQ 809
DivorceHQ 811-960.7
Illegitimacy; Unmarried MothersHQ 998-999
Protection, Assistance, and Relief of FamiliesHV 697-700.7
Adoption, Foster CareHV 875-883
Children, Child Development; Youth and TeenagersHQ 767-799
Child AbuseHV 700-713

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.

  • Adoption
  • Balancing Work and Family
  • Birth Control
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Children and Adults
  • Child Rearing
  • Child Welfare, United States
  • Communication in Marriage
  • Discipline of Children
  • Divorce
  • Dual-Career Families
  • Family Dynamics
  • Family, United States
  • Family, Economic Aspects, United States
  • Family, Sociological Aspects
  • Family Issues
  • Fatherhood
  • Family Policy
  • Foster Parent Programs
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intimacy
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Men, Family Relationships
  • Motherhood
  • New Parents
  • Parent and Child, United States
  • Parent-Child Relations
  • Parent Training
  • Parent’s Rights
  • Parenting
  • Parenting, Arrangements
  • Parenting, Psychological Aspects
  • Pregnancy, Psychologyical Aspects
  • Sex Role
  • Stepfamilies
  • Work and Family Balance
  • Working Mothers/Fathers

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
Handbook of ParentingREF HQ 755.8 .H357
How to really love your adult child : building a healthy relationship in a changing worldHQ 755.86 .C353 2011
Men in families and family policy in a changing worldHQ 756 .M454 2011
Fatherhood : evolution and human paternal behaviorGN 281 .G7 2010
You’re wearing that? : understanding mothers and daughters in conversationHQ 755.86 .T366 2006
Positive DisciplineHQ 770.4 .N43 1996
Assessment of Parenting: psychiatric and psychological contributionsRJ 507 .P35 A87 1995
Parenting with Love and LogicHQ 755.85 .C58 1990
Becoming ParentsHQ 7555.8 .J33 1979
The Parent’s Handbook: Systematic Training for Effective ParentingHQ 755.8 .D54
Parenting Children with Learning Disabilitiese-Book
The Visitation Handbook: Your Complete Guide to Parenting Aparte-Book
Parenting the Strong-Willed Childe-Book
Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Developmente-Book
Parenting from the Inside Oute-Book
The Seven Common Sins of Parenting an Only Childe-Book
The Mother of All Parenting Bookse-Book
Family Investments in Children’s Potentiale-Book
The Parenting Skills Treatment Plannere-Book

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
  • American Journal of Family Therapy
  • Children & Society
  • Children Today
  • Child & Youth Care Forum
  • Child Welfare
  • Child: Care, Health and Development
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health
  • Early Childhood Research & Practice
  • Family Medicine and Community Health
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal
  • Family Matters
  • Family Planning Perspectives
  • Family Process
  • Family Relations
  • Fathering
  • Journal of Child & Family Studies
  • Journal of Comparative Family Studies
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • International Journal of Adolescence and Youth

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.