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Resource Guide:

Sample Call Numbers

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

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.

  • 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

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

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

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • 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

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

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