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Family and Consumer Sciences: Reference

Family and Consumer Sciences Reference Resources, Handbooks, and Manuals

The reference section is located on the 1st floor of the library. Books are shelved using the Library of Congress Classification system.

American Buyers Encyclopedia of sex and gender The Dictionary of Fashion History

Call Numbers to Browse

Reference books are located on the first floor and organized by Library of Congress Classification system.


Call Number Areas to Browse

Description  Call Number
Economics as a science HB71-74
Economics by country HC94-1085
The family. Marriage. Home. HQ503-1064 
Parents. Parenthood. HQ755.7-759.92                                          
Family size HQ760-767.7
Children. Child development Including child rearing, 
child life, play, socialization, children's rights
HQ767.8-792.2                               
Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers. HQ793-799.2
Sex role HQ1075-1075.5           
Life skills. Coping skills. Everyday living skills HQ2035-2039
Credit HG3691-3769
Personal health and hygiene. Including clothing, bathing, exercise, travel, nutrition, sleep, sex hygiene  RA773-788
Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents RJ206-235
Textile bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc. TP890-933  
Clothing manufacture. Dressmaking. Tailoring TT490-695 
Cooking TX642-840

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