Searching in the library catalogue
Searching in Discovery will also retrieve books and ebooks
See the EBL eBooks guide for detailed support for using this platform.
Search strategies linking to resources in the Library Catalogue
enter the keywords in your topic eg: educational psychology and student achievement
search for an exact phrase by adding quotation marks eg. "positive education"
Positive psychology (ebooks only)
AUTHOR enter the family name first eg: Seligman, Martin
SUBJECT: click on any of these examples to complete a Subject Heading search in the library catalogue
Further borrowing options
Find copies of books held in Australian libraries using TROVE.
The psychology book collection is housed in three libraries at the University of Melbourne (see campus map for library locations):
Check the library catalogue to find the library location of the book you are looking for.
Relevant call numbers for shelf browsing:
|152||Perception, movement, emotions & drives|
|153||Mental processes & intelligence|
|154||Subconscious & altered states|
|155||Differential & developmental psychology|
|612.8||Nervous system: sensory functions|
|616.8||Diseases of the nervous system and mental disorders|
Reference books are an excellent starting point for developing an understanding of a topic.