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Psychology

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The Library of Congress Collections Policy Statement on psychology gives basic tips for locating psychology materials.  The text below is taken from this document.
General Book Sections
  • BF General Psychology
  • BL 53 Religious Psychology
  • HF 5548 Business Psychology
  • LB 1051-1091 Education Psychology
  • P 37 Psycholinguistics
Books on the psychology of individuals, ethnic groups, or classes of people are cataloged within those overall subjects, but are given the topical subdivision “–Psychology”
For example:
  • “Abusive men—Psychology” (often HV 6626 within Social Pathology or RC 569.5.F3 within Neurology)
  • “Actors—Psychology” (often PN 2058 within Dramatic Representation)
  • “African Americans—Psychology” (E 185.625 within History: American: African American)
  • “Women—Psychology” (often HQ 1206 within Women: Feminism)
Books on the psychology of subjects generally are cataloged within those subjects, but have “–Psychological aspects” attached.
For example:
  • “Architecture—Psychological aspects” (NA 2540-2542 within Architecture)
  • “Video games—Psychological aspects” (GV 1469.3 within Games and Amusements)
  • “Music—Psychological aspects” (various areas in ML 3800's, within Philosophy and Physics of Music)
  • “Nursing—Psychological aspects” (RT 86 within Nursing)
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