Psychology Research Guide


Although the Library of Congress Classification System places Psychology under BF (located in the lower stacks), books on Psychology may be found in other sections as the subject includes sociology, medicine, law etc.

The Giovatto Library also contains the Daniel Gehl Memorial Psychoanalytic Collection of the NJPS. Material in this collection ranges from very early writings of historical interest to more recent classics in psychoanalysis and related issues.

Some Important Psychologists and Their Works Available at the Giovatto Library:

 Alfred Adler (1870 – 1937)                                                                                                                                                    

The practice and theory of individual psychology - Gehl Psychoanalytic Collection  BF173 .A5 1929a             

The science of living BF173 .A52 

 Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)                                                                                                                                                          

Aus der Geschichte einer infantilen Neurose Gehl Psychoanalytic Collection RC463 .F74 1924         

Abstracts of The standard edition of the complete psychological works of Sigmund Freud, edited by Carrie Lee Rothgeb Gehl Psychoanalytic Collection BF173 .F6254 1973                                           

Civilization and its discontents BF173 .F682 1961

Karen Horney (1885-1952)                                                                                                                  

Are you considering psychoanalysis? ... Gehl Psychoanalytic Collection RC343 .H64 1946                    

Neurosis and human growth; the struggle toward self-realization RC343 .H648                                               

The neurotic personality of our time Gehl Psychoanalytic Collection RC343 .H75 1964


In the FDU Online Library, there are several databases under “Psychology, Counseling and Behavioral Sciences”.  These include:  

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print. Entries cover tests within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership, and contain both descriptive information (e.g., test purpose, publisher, pricing) and edited review(s). To be included, a test must be commercially available and new or revised since it last appeared in the series.                                                                                         

PsycARTICLEScontains over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and allied organizations. Included are all articles, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present.                                                                        

PsycINFO contains more than three million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology.


American Psychological Association  ( is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States.                                                                                       

Social Psychology Network (SPN) ( is A database of links to thousands of websites related to social psychology.                                                                                                                         

Current Topics in Psychology( is a well-organized directory to a quick reference collection of articles, Web sites, and research tools.

Be sure to check out our e-books and Online Video.

This research guide was prepared by Paul Dunphy,

December 2012



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