Books can give you background, historical context, and the "big picture." Always remember to follow up using the author's bibliography for more sources.
Search SearchBox to find books that we have here at Catholic University, online (e-books), and within the WRLC. If a book is located at another school in the WRLC, click on the "Request" link to have it sent here for your use.
Open Educational Materials (OER) are freely available textbooks and supplemental material that can augment or take the place of costly copyrighted textbooks. To learn more, please visit our Open Educational Resources Guide.
Below are some selected openly available material based on the Department of Psychology course requirements. This collection will be updated as needed.
Search WorldCat for books in other libraries. Or search Google Books to see if you can get the book online.
Want to browse the shelves for the books you like? See the table for the subjects, call number ranges, and locations in Mullen Library.
Please note: some books, such as encyclopedia, dictionaries, and handbooks, may be shelved in the Reference Reading Room.
|Subject||Call Number||Location in Mullen Stacks|
|Psychoanalysis||BF 173-175.5||3A North|
|Psychological Tests and Testing||BF 176-176.5||3A North|
|Experimental Psychology||BF 180-198.7||3A North|
|Cognition, Perception, Intuition, Memory||BF 309-499||3A North|
|Personality||BF 698-698.9||3A North|
|Developmental Psychology||BF 712-724||3A North-Center|
|Temperament. Character||BF 795-839||3A Center|
|Educational psychology||LB 1050.9-1091||2 Center|
|Neurophysiology. Neuropsychology||QP 351-495||1A South|
|Neurology. Psychiatry||RC 321-571||1A South|
|Psychiatry. Therapeutics. Mental retardation||RC 435-571||1A South|
There are many ways to locate a book written by a famous or authoritative psychologist.
Of course, the easiest way is that you already know the book title or author. In this case, you just need to search the book title or author in the SearchBox, and then request it or locate it in library stacks.
If you don't know any books or authors, here is a way to find them.
Anytime you are welcome to stop by the Information Desk or contact me when you have questions.
These books tell and show you the APA style rules. Also Purdue OWL provides online APA style guides.