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This guide brings together Library resources at the University of Melbourne Library, both in print and online, that are relevant to psychological sciences.




The psychology book collection is housed in three libraries at the University of Melbourne (see campus map for library locations):

  • Brownless Biomedical Library. Most recommended reading psychology texts are located in the High Use Collections on the ground floor of the Biomedical Library for overnight and 7 day loan. 28 day loan psychiatry and neuropsychology books are located on the second floor, in the Dewey range 612.8 and 616.8 (see table below).
  • Baillieu Library. Most other 28 day loan psychology books are located on the second floor of the Baillieu Library, spanning the Dewey range 150 – 158.
  • Giblin Eunson Libary has a large developmental psychology collection.

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
156 Comparative psychology
158 Applied psychology
Human neuroanatomy
612.8 Nervous system: sensory functions
612.82 Brain
616.8 Diseases of the nervous system and mental disorders
616.89 Mental disorders

Psychology eBook Collections

Use your University of Melbourne portal username and password to access these resources.

eBook Packages