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Human Development and Family Studies

Links to databases and other resources for Human Development and Family Studies. Also helpful for topics such as childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; aging/gerontology; juvenile delinquency; and social services.

Recommended Books

Today, various books contain information about human development, family studies, and related topics. Below are the current books that are most heavily used by Penn State faculty and students. If you'd like additional recommendations, contact HDFS librarians Karla Schmit (University Park / World Campus, or a librarian at your location.