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Psychology & Counselling: Books & e-books

How to find an e-book

Browse Psychology e-books

All our e-books can be found on Primo, alternatively you may prefer online browsing the 'Psychology' titles offered by one of our main e-book providers ProQuest Ebook Central (over 20,000 business and economics titles).

How to access e-books

How to access e-books 

All the e-books can be found in the Primo Library catalogue. Enter your keywords and when you see Online Access against the books you're after, select to either read online or download the entire book. 

FAQ - How to access e-resources off-campus

More Books

If you can’t find a book you’re looking for in the library, you can place a request for it via the More Books campaign (Students only). Each book ordered through the campaign will be placed in the library collection.

More information is available here.

Essential texts in Psychology

Essential texts in Psychology 

The titles listed in the link above are considered essential texts for your first year, and beyond. 

Search Primo to find further titles and browse the Effective Study Collection .


Primo Search

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Document Supply Service

The Document Supply Service allows registered users to request items which are not available in the University Library. We can support staff and students with research and learning by locating and supplying books, chapters, and articles held by other libraries. Information Services will cover the costs of the allocation for the different user groups in all academic departments, subject to available funds.

Click here for further information and to see how many free requests you can order.

Shelf Locations

Key areas:

BF1-990 Psychology
BF173-175.5 Psychoanalysis
BF201 Cognitive Psychology
BF231-299 Sensation. Aesthesiology
BF309-499 Consciousness. Cognition
BF511-593 Affection. Feeling. Emotion
BF636-637 Applied psychology
BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology
GV706.4 Sport psychology
H61-HA32 Social science research methods
HM1033 Social psychology
HQ767-781 Childhood development
ML3830 Psychology of music
QP360 Neuropsychology / Biological psychology [Level E]
R726.7 Health psychology [Level E]