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A guide for students doing research in family studies and human development and family science

Library Research Guide


Books on shelves at Kansas State University Libraries. Link leads to larger view of same image.


Welcome to the Libraries' FSHS/HDFS Subject Guide. Click on the tabs to the left for more information. If this guide does not have the information or guidance you are looking for, use Ask A Librarian for help at any time during the Library Help hours or contact Laura Bonella

Library Resources

Library Resources during the suspension of in-person classes

Research Help

Librarians and staff are available by email or chat to answer research questions or to provide help with using online resources. For general questions, use our Ask A Librarian service, or email me ( for help.

Interlibrary Loan will continue to process requests for articles and book chapters for electronic delivery, however, some requests may be delayed if the libraries that hold those items are closed. Requests for physical materials will not be processed.

For more information, see Continuation of Libraries Services



For Off-Campus Students

Almost all of our electronic resources are available to you from off campus by using your eID and password to log on. We will also scan and email articles from journals that we own, or will mail you books from our collection or books or articles borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. For more information about library resources for distance students, see our Distance Learning page.