Answered By: Sandie Brunnen
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2016     Views: 93

Bibliotherapy is a term used to describe the use of books to help people understand and cope with emotional, social and/or academic issues. Biblio is the Greek word for books and therapy comes from therapeia meaning "to help medically".

What is the bibliotherapy collection?
The bibliotherapy collection refers to titles purchased with a specific bequest to the university some years ago. These titles were added to the Sydney Jones Library, and are catalogued and classified in the same way as other books. 

How to find books recommended by Student Support and listed as Bibliotherapy Collection.
Use Discover, or the library catalogue to find the subject or specific title you require. Titles will be located according to the subject matter and you need to note the classification number to find them. Please ask a member of staff if you need help.

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