Finding books

Need to FIND A BOOK @ Chester Fritz Library? 

  • Go to the Library's Web Site and start typing a topic or title of a specific book in the Library Search box
  • Select "Books+" from the drop-down options
  • To limit your search results to EBOOKS, under "Availability," select "Available online"
  • You can use the Advanced Search to limit by material type "Books" and search by "Subject"

Need to FIND A BOOK  *NOT* @ Chester Fritz Library? 

  • Use WorldCat - Available from QuickLinks.  You can search books from anywhere in the country and request Chester Fritz Library borrow that book for you. If it turns out that the book is available from our library, you'll see Image indicates book is available at UND. You can have our library borrow a book from another library (called an InterLibrary Loan) by registering and requesting the book here


You might also try searching for books on specific topics under the umbrella of counseling, such as:

  • Assertiveness training
  • Cross-cultural counseling
  • Divorce counseling
  • Drug abuse counseling
  • Educational counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Health counseling
  • Hotlines (Counseling)
  • Humanistic counseling
  • Leisure counseling


  • Marriage counseling
  • Mentoring
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Peer counseling
  • Philosophical counseling
  • Psychoanalytic counseling
  • Rehabilitation counseling
  • Sex counseling
  • Short-term counseling
  • Vocational guidance

Chester Fritz Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System (LC), an alpha-numeric system, to organize our materials including reference books, DVDs, and popular reading. 

General subject areas are shown in the first letter (for example: BF = psychology) and the subsequent letters and numbers narrow the subject area and author to a single book.  

The entire LC system is available at the Library of Congress.


B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion 

BF Psychology

BF1-990 Psychology

BF38-64 Philosophy. Relation to other topics

BF173-175.5 Psychoanalysis

BF176-176.5 Psychological tests and testing

BF180-198.7 Experimental psychology

BF203 Gestalt psychology

BF207-209 Psychotropic drugs and other substances

BF231-299 Sensation. Aesthesiology

BF309-499 Consciousness. Cognition Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue

BF501-505 Motivation

BF511-593 Affection. Feeling. Emotion

BF608-635 Will. Volition. Choice. Control

BF636-637 Applied psychology / Counseling

BF638-648 New Thought. Menticulture, etc.

BF660-685 Comparative psychology. Animal and human psychology

BF692-692.5 Psychology of sex. Sexual behavior

BF697-697.5 Differential psychology. Individuality. Self

BF698-698.9 Personality

BF699-711 Genetic psychology

BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood

BF725-727 Class psychology

BF795-839 Temperament. Character

BF839.8-885 Physiognomy. Phrenology

BF889-905 Graphology. Study of handwriting

BF908-940 The hand. Palmistry

R Medicine (General)

RC Internal Medicine

RC435-571 Psychiatry

RC475-489 Therapeutics. Psychotherapy

RC490-499 Hypnotism and hypnosis. Suggestion therapy

RC500-510 Psychoanalysis

RC512-569.5 Psychopathology

RC512-528 Psychoses

RC530-552 Neuroses

RC554-569.5 Personality disorders. Behavior problems Including sexual problems, drug abuse, suicide, child abuse