Psychology: Books

PSU Library Catalog - Books


Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.

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The Library's print collection is arranged by subject area - just like bookstores. The call numbers listed below focus on specific subjects that should be of interest to psychology researchers.

Call Number Subject Area
BF 150-172 Mind and body
BF 173-175 Psychological tests and testing, Attitudes, Abnormal psychology
BF 180-210 Experimental psychology
BF 231-299 Senses, Sensation
BF 309-499 Cognition, Perception, Learning, Memory
BF 501-504.3 Motivation
BF 511-593 Emotion
BF 608-635 Will, Volition, Choice
BF 636-637 Applied Psychology
BF 698-698.9 Personality
BF 699-711 Genetic psychology
BF 712-724.85 Developmental psychology (Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood)
BF 725-727 Psychology of special groups
BF 751-755 Psychology of nations, National characteristics
BF 761-789 Humanistic psychology
BF 795-839.5 Temperament, Character
HD58.7-58.95 Organizational Behavior
HF 5548.7-5548.85 Industrial Psychology
HM 1041-1101 Social Psychology, Social Perception, Social Cognition (Including perception of the self and others prejudices, stereotype)
HM 1106-1171 Interpersonal relations, Social Behavior
HM 1176-1281 Social influence, Social Pressure
LB 1050.9-1091 Educational Psychology
JA 74.5 Political Psychology
R 726 Medicine and Disease in Relation to Psychology
RA 790-790.95 Mental Health, Mental Illness Prevention
RA1151 Forensic Psychiatry
RC49-52 Psychosomatic Medicine
RM 735 Occupational Therapy
U 22 Military Psychology


PhD Dissertations and Master's Theses offer in-depth research on a wide array of topics. Dissertations and Masters Theses database (previously known as Dissertation Abstracts (DAI)) is the source for finding these materials, though PsycINFO offers more refined searching options.