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Marriage and Family Research Guide: Start Here

This research guide contains resources for information about traditional, cultural, and alternative marriage and family topics.

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Circulation Desk: 847.925.6584

Reference Desk: 847.925.6769

Welcome to the Harper College Library

Welcome to the Guide for Marriage and Family Research


This guide will help you research and access key resources for study in the field. Use the tabs above to navigate to different types of resources.

For a quick Google-like search across many (but not all!) of the Library's resources, where you can also limit to full-text, peer-reviewed and scholarly resources, try OneSearch:

Loan Periods

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