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Psychology: A Research Guide: Biographical

Psychology research resources are available in several libraries on the Cornell campus. The strongest collections are in Olin Library and Mann Library. This guide lists major reference works in psychology. Click on the TABS to access each section.

Biographical Sources

Women in Psychology: A Bio-Bibliographic Sourcebook. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.
(Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating) BF 109 .A1 W87 1990)

Profiles of 185 women who have contributed to and shaped the field of psychology. Each entry consists of a biographical essay followed by works by and about the psychologist.

Zusne, Leonard. Biographical Dictionary of Psychology. Westport: Greenwood, 1984.
(Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating) BF 109 .A1 Z96 1984 ; also Olin Stacks)

An alphabetically arranged list of psychologists or persons who have contributed to the history of psychology, covering the period 1600-1982. Each entry gives nationality, date and place of birth and death, educational background and honors received as well as one to two page discussions of his or her contributions to the field. A chronological listing at the end of the volume helps provide historical continuity to the biographies.

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