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Resource Guide:
Family Process

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
FamilyHQ 50-1064
ParenthoodHQ 755.7-759.92
Husbands. Fathers.HQ 759
Wives. Mothers.HQ 759-759.6
AdolescenceBF 724; HQ 793-799.2
Child DevelopmentHQ 771-777; LB 1101-1139
StepchildrenHQ 777.7
Man-woman relationships. Courtship.HQ 801
DivorceHQ 811-960.7
Illegitimacy. Unmarried mothers.HQ 998-999
AdoptionHV 874.8-875

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.

  • Family
  • Systemic therapy (Family therapy)
  • Intergenerational Relations
  • Domestic Relations
  • Sex Differences
  • Intimacy (Psychology)
  • Child Development
  • Socialization
  • Differentiation (Developmental psychology)
  • Divorce
  • Single Parents
  • Stepfamilies
  • Communication in marriage
  • Marriage counseling
  • Marital conflict
  • Conflict resolution
  • Group identity
  • Parenting
  • Family Social Work

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 Child PsychologyREF BF 721 .H242
Encyclopedia of Marriage and the FamilyREF HQ 9 .E52 v.1
Encyclopedia of SociologyREF HM 17 .E5 v.1
What Makes Love Last? How to Build Trust and Avoid BetrayalHQ 801 .G 5983 2013
Oxford Handbook of Positive PsychologyBF 204.6 .095 2009
Family CommunicationHQ 734 .P736 2006
Handbook of Closeness and IntimacyBF 575 .I5 H36 2004
Childhood in AmericaHQ 792 .U5 R345 2002
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective FamiliesBX 8643.C8658 1997
How to Win as a StepfamilyHQ 777.7 .V56 1991
Negotiating Parent-Adolescent Conflict: A Behavioral Family Systems ApproachRJ 503 .R63 1989
Communication, Intimacy, and Close RelationshipsBF 637 .C45 C647 1984
The Family: Functions, Conflicts, and SymbolsHQ 536 .F367
You and Your Aging ParentHV 1461 .S54
Handbook of Communication and Aging ResearcheBook 2004
Family Stories and the Life CourseeBook 2004
Breaking the Cycle of AbuseeBook 2005
Connections: The Threads that Strengthen FamilieseBook 1999
Maintaining Relationships Through CommunicationeBook 2003

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 Society
  • Children Today
  • Child Welfare
  • Child: Care, Health and Development
  • Family Matters
  • Family Planning Perspectives
  • Family Process
  • Family Relations
  • Journal of Marital & Family Therapy
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • Youth and Society
  • Youth Studies

Selected Websites and Digital Archives