Below are key reference books that provide a general overview of a topic or help identify synonyms, related terms, or basic data. These sources often include references and lists of further readings.
Hatfield Library is proud to have a large & diverse collection of videos. Here is one video that was recently purchased to support the Psychology program:
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Listed below are the letters and titles of some of the classes of the Library of Congress (LC) Classification Syste. Please note that "BF" is the priomary area for Psychology, but not the only place where your books may be placed.
Click on any class to view an outline of its subclasses in an interactive PDF format. This list is based off of the Library of Congress Classification Outline.
|BF 1 - BF 990: Psychology, Motivation, Personality, Emotion
BF 1001 - BF 1389: Parapsychology, Sleep, Dreaming, Hypnotism
BF 1404 - BF 2055: Occult, Ghosts, Demons, Witchcraft, Magic, Astrology
H 1 - H 99: Social Sciences (in general)
HA 1 - HA 4737: Statistics (theoretical & applied)
HM: Sociology & Social Psychology
HN: Social history, Social conditions, Social problems
HQ: Families, Marrige, Divorce, Sex roles, Sexuality
RA 790: Mental health
RC 435 - RC 571: Psychiatry
Listed below are the letters and titles of the main classes of the Library of Congress Classification. Click on any class to view an outline of its subclasses in an interactive PDF format. This list is based on the Library of Congress Classification Outline.