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Psychology and Social Science subject guide

This guide is created to aid students in any of the psychology and social science courses offered at DBS.

How to search for books and ebooks

Search specifically for books and ebooks from the Library Catalogue in the box below.

Psychology and Social Science books and ebooks

DBS provides access to a wide range of books and eBooks related to Psychology and Social Science.

Take note of the (1) loan status, (2) call number, and (3) shelf location.

Where are the Psychology and Social Science books?

The Psychology and Social Sciences books are located on Bays 2A to 4B, 7A, 8A, and 12B.

Types of books

Psychology and Social Science books can be borrowed for three days, seven days and fourteen days. 

​If all copies of the book are out on loan, you can place a hold request on it​.

Psychology and Social Science e-books can be accessed through the catalogue or through specific Psychology and/or Social Sciences databases.

Psychology and Social Science reference books are normally books that are in high demand. These items can be used in the library only and have a red sticker on them.

 

How to reference books and ebooks

APA is the specific style of referencing for Psychology and Social Sciences.  Advice on referencing Books and eBooks can be found in our APA referencing guide

Book locations

The Library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System. Some DDC numbers relevant to Psychology and Social Sciences: 

Physical books

Number Subject Library Location

300.72

Social Research Bay 3B

301

Sociology Bay 3B/4A

301.09415

Irish Sociology Bay 4A

302.23

Media Studies Bay 4A

305.8

Ethnicity Bay 4B

306

Cultural Studies Bay 4B

361.1

Social Problems Bay 7A

361.3

Social Work Bay 7A

361.61

Social Policy Bay 7A

364

Criminology Bay 7A
Number Subject Library Location

150

Psychology General) Bay 2A

150.15195

Statistics in Psychology Bay 2A

150.72

Psychology Research Bay 2B

150.9

History of Psychology Bay 2B

153

Cognitive Psychology Bay 2B

155

Developmental Psychology Bay 3A

155.4

Child Psychology Bay 3A
158.7 Occupational Psychology Bay 3B

302

Social Psychology Bay 4A
616.0019 Health Psychology Bay 8A

616.89

Abnormal Psychology Bay 8A
796.01 Sports Psychology Bay 12B

 

eBooks

 

The library has access to a large collection of eBook titles across a number of platforms