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Library catalogue

Search the library collections in a new window, or use the search box below to enter author, title or subject keywords:


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Browse the shelves

You can search the catalogue by author, title, subject or keywords, such as 'visual perception', 'psychological testing' or 'human behaviour' to find the Library location number. You can browse the Library shelves or the online 'shelves' at these numbers:

Psychology 150-158

Social psychology 302

Abnormal psychology 616.89