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This psychology subject guide is a work-in-progress created to help support you in your research.


Locating Books In the Hilton C. Buley Library On-Line Catalog

SouthernSearch is the online catalog and is the key to finding books and other items in the library.  The catalog is shared by the CSUs, the CT Community Colleges, and the Connecticut State Library (SL) in Hartford, CT.  You can search either just Southern or the entire Consortium.    

Once you locate an item in the catalog, make sure to write down the entire combination of letters and numbers assigned to it (CALL NUMBER).  They are the same letters and numbers found on the spine of the book.  

Browsing the library stacks for psychology:
BF - Psychology
RC 321-571 - Psychiatry

The following is a list of subject headings useful for students and researchers when searching the subject option of SouthernSearch:

  • Child development
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical health psychology   
  • Clinical psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Community mental health services
  • Defensiveness (Psychology)
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Family psychotherapy
  • Health promotion
  • Human Engineering (use for Ergonomics)
  • Infant psychology
  • Job stress
  • Manic depressive illness
  • Mental disorders
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Neuropsychology
  • Organizational behavior
  • Personality disorders
  • Personnel management psychological aspects
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychologists
  • Psychology
  • Psychology applied
  • Psychology clinical
  • Psychology experimental
  • Psychology industrial
  • Psychology research
  • Psychometrics
  • Psychoses
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychological tests
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Social psychology