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Welcome to your Family & Consumer Sciences Research Guide


This guide is designed to help you in your research and study of Family & Consumer Sciences. It will help you find a range of relevant resources in this discipline.

The tabs along the top of the guide point to a variety of resources.


How to find books on Family and Consumer Sciences

To locate any book on Family & Consumer Sciences in the University of Ghana Library System (UGLS), a search must be done in the online catalogue,UGCat. The location which tells where the book is housed should be noted and the call number written down. 

At the Balme Library, Family & Consumer Sciences titles may be found at the East mezzanine, the Student Reference Library, the Textbook Donation Project collection (on the second floor of the West Wing), Development Information Center (DIC) and the United Nations Library.

You can find books also in your College and Departmental Libraries.

Call Numbers 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
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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