The Library's onsite collection comprises approximately 10,000 circulating books, more than 115 journal subscriptions, and more than 350 instructional audiovisual materials. As members of the statewide I-Share consortium, you also have access to the resources of 75 partner libraries in Illinois. Find books, journal titles, and audiovisual titles at the Adler School and in other I-Share Libraries using the Online Catalog.
The Library provides onsite and remote online access to research databases in psychology, the social sciences, education, and criminal justice. Find databases by Subject, or browse the full Alphabetical List of Databases.
Additionally, the Library subscribes to a growing collection of online resources, including more than 23,000 full-text electronic journals, 8,000 electronic books, and full-text collections of newspapers. Search or browse full-text titles online using the A-Z List of Resources.
The Library is proud to offer access to RefWorks, an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool. Using RefWorks, you can create your own personal database by importing references from text files, online databases, websites, and other sources. Visit the RefWorks Tutorial to learn more.
The Library is home to the Adlerian Archives, which preserve the collective memory of individual psychology through primary and secondary sources on Harold Mosak and Rudolf Dreikurs, founders of the Adler School. In addition, the Library houses copies of all doctoral dissertations and master’s theses for graduates of the Adler School, documentation on Community Services Internship and Practicum placement sites, and current editions of psychological testing materials.