|This guide focuses on the academic study of psychology. If you are looking for information about living with mental heath issues, please visit the Health and Wellness section of this website.|
|Encyclopedias or Reference Books|
World Book Encyclopedia: The article "Psychology" nicely summarizes the history of psychology and the main psychological theories. Also you may search by name of theory, such as Gestalt psychology, or the name of theorist.
Some major figures in psychology:
Here are some samples of the range of psychology books at the library. You may also search the catalogue by the name of the individual theorist.
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development
|The Great Ideas of Psychology (DVD)|
|Magazine, Journal and Newspaper Articles|
Using Information Databases, you will find articles published in magazines, newspapers and academic journals that you can’t find using the Internet.
*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.
Classics in the History of Psychology