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Dr. Dianne Kipnes


Director of Library Services Abby Rae helps Fielding students navigate the online library.

Abby Rae

Library Services

In September 2018, the Fielding library was named the Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library in recognition of the generous contributions from 1998 School of Psychology alum Dianne Kipnes, Ph.D.

Fielding’s philosophy is that learning is a life-long activity. Teaching students to become skilled in finding and reviewing scholarly information is central to our library’s mission. We provide access to an outstanding collection with breadth and depth unusual at a university of our size.

Our instruction and reference services are designed to fit our university’s approach to learning. We assist students and faculty via chat messenger, email, phone and web conference, and communicate the latest tips and news via our blog and quarterly newsletter.

From library orientations to assistance searching our databases for resources, you have what you need to carry out your work at Fielding all just a click away.


Our librarians help connect you with the databases and journals you need. We offer instructional seminars and research appointments for individuals and groups online via web conferencing. The Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library has developed a robust collection of instruction tutorials, recorded workshops and research guides so you can find help when you need it.

National Sessions

Our librarians are available onsite during National Sessions. We encourage you to set up an individual appointment so we can meet with you to identify advanced research strategies targeted to your research topic. We also offer library seminars and participate with faculty in seminars on Research Methods and Literature Reviews.

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You need the right tools for any job. The Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library includes access to 300,000 ebooks, 60,000 scholarly journals, thousands of online dissertations, and streaming video resources including clinical interview videos.

Library Access
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“FANTASTIC to be able to research from anywhere in the world. I was able to get almost every single resource that I needed while working in Europe and in the Middle East, usually from my kitchen table or desk.”


Explore Fielding Student Dissertations

Some Fielding students have published their dissertations ‘Open Access’ making them freely available to researchers on the web. Follow the link below to view some of these works in ProQuest’s Open Access Dissertation database.

Fielding Open Access Dissertations


Help Resources At Your Fingertips

Our library maintains a blog to connect you with tips, tutorial videos, help documentation, and more. In addition to making regular posts highlighting resources and search strategies, the blog is your one-stop-shop for help materials to get you up and running in our library.

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