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A. Introduction

Here are some suggested keywords that can be used to search the Metropolitan Library System's catalog (CyberMars) on divorce. This is not an exhaustive list.

    • Child support
    • Child support -- Law and legislation -- United States
    • Children of divorced parents
    • Communication in marrage
    • Custody of children
    • Divorce
    • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- United States
    • Divorce -- Psychological aspects
    • Divorce mediation
    • Divorced men
    • Divorced people
    • Divorced women
    • Grief
    • Loss (Psychology)
    • Remarriage -- Psychological aspects
    • Separation (Psychology)
    • Single parents
B. Browsing in the Library
  • In general collection, see call numbers:
    • 306.8 - 306.81
    • 306.87 - 306.893
    • 346.7301
  • In the reference section, see call numbers:
    • 340.03
    • 348.766022
    • 349.7303
    • 423
C. General References, e.g. Guides, Encyclopedia, or Dictionaries
There are many reference items (items that cannot be loaned out) that will help to get you started started.
Black's Law Dictionary, 9th ed. 2009. Bryan A. Garner, ed. St. Paul, MN: West Group
Call #: 340.03/B627b9
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Oklahoma Statutes 2011. Title 43. "Marriage and Family"
Call Number: R 348.766022 OK 410 2001 v.3

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, 2nd ed. In volume 3, under "Divorce." Leman, Jeffre, and Shirella Phelps, editors. 2005. (pages 470-481).
Call Number: R 349.87303 W538 w2
D. Books
The Metropolitan Library System owns many books that focus on divorce; this is not an exhaustive list.

Divorce Without Court - Stoner, Katherine E.
Call Number: 346.730166/ST8816d3

Building a parenting agreement that works: child custody agreements step by step - Zemmelman, Mimi Lyster.
Call Number: 346.73017/Z53b7

Parenting through divorce: helping your children thrive during and after the split - Reynolds, Lisa Rene.
Call Number: 306.89/R4639p

Divorce and money: how to make the best financial decisions during divorce - Woodhouse, Violet
Call Number: 346.731066/W889d10

E. Websites

To search the web, try using some of these search terms in your favorite search engine: divorce, divorce advice, divorce laws, divorce lawyers, divorce process, divorce rates, or divorce statistics.

F. Databases and Articles
Disclaimer: The Metropolitan Library System and their staff are not legal professionals. The materials mentioned in this brochure are examples of resources available and do not mean that the library or staff advocate the advice located within them. The library staff cannot dispense legal advice. For legal advice, please contact a qualified lawyer.
Prepared by Risa White
Updated March 2013