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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
Families and Family DynamicsHQ 503-750
FamilyHQ 50-1064
Family, ParentsHQ 755.7-759
AdoptionHV 874.8-875
AdolescenceHQ 793-799.2, BF 724
Aged / GerontologyHQ 1060-1064, HV 1450-1494
Child DevelopmentHQ 771-777, LB 1101-1139
DivorceHQ 811-960.7
FathersHQ 759-759.6
MarriageHQ 503-1057
Marriage, HomeHQ 503-1064
MothersHQ 759-759.6
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 Policy
  • Wedlock
  • Motherhood
  • Dual-Career Families
  • Communication in Marriage
  • Parenting
  • Birth Control
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Domestic Relations
  • Intimacy
  • Divorce
  • Intergenerational Relations
  • Sex Differences
  • Annulment
  • Stepfamilies
  • Families – Sociological Aspects
  • Remarriage
  • Commitment
  • Intimacy

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
Childhood in AmericaHQ 792 .U5 R345 2002
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
Oxford Handbook of Positive PsychologyBF 204.6 .095 2009
Family CommunicationHQ 734 .P736 2006
Handbook of Closeness and IntimacyBF 575 .I5 H36 2004
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective FamiliesBX 8643.C8658 1997
Communication, Intimacy, and Close RelationshipsBF 637 .C45 C647 1984
You and Your Aging ParentHV 1461 .S54
The Family: Functions, Conflicts, and SymbolsHQ 536 .F367
Handbook of Communication and Aging Researche-Book
Family Stories and the Life Coursee-Book
Breaking the Cycle of Abusee-Book
Connections: The Threads that Strengthen Familiese-Book
Maintaining Relationships Through Communicatione-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
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Children
  • Children and Society
  • Children Today
  • Child Welfare
  • Child: Care, Health and Development
  • Family Medicine and Community Health
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal
  • Family Matters
  • Family Planning Perspectives
  • Family Process
  • Family Relations
  • Population Reports
  • Youth and Society
  • Youth Studies

Selected Websites and Digital Archives