Adler Library and Robert G. Bartholow Media Center


Nikki Marchand, MLIS              
T: (612) 767-7063 

General Inquiries

Available virtually via Zoom or in person. 


The mission of the Adler Graduate School Library and Robert G. Bartholow Media Center is to support the teaching, service, and research functions of the School. The primary collections focus on the major works of Alfred Adler and the theory and practice of Adlerian psychology.


Do you need help starting your research project, finding sources, and evaluting what you've found? 
Nikki Marchand, our Librarian, is available in-person or via Zoom. Virtual HubTalks are availalbe for many of these topics. Please check your e-mail for the next HubTalk from the Library.


Determining research sources needed for assignments; pre-writing planning.

  • Defining a research question and search strategy.
  • Selecting and using information to investigate a point of view or conclusion (often, an academic argument).
  • Searching scholarly literature and peer-reviewed sources.


Accessing needed information effectively and efficiently.

  • Collection access: books, scholarly articles, videos, government sources, materials from other libraries.
  • Finding and integrating Adlerian sources.


Reviewing research sources and beginning critical analysis and synthesis.

  • Reading and comprehending scholarly articles.
  • Critically evaluating information and sources.
  • Synthesizing scholarly sources and providing proper attribution (citation).


Understanding copyright guidelines.

  • Attribution and permission for images, printed materials, and videos.
  • Integrating sources into presentations (such as PowerPoint).

Library Collection

The Adler Graduate School Library collection consists of the following on-site and online resources:

Adler Library General Collection

Searching for a book or video? Find books and videos in the Adler Graduate School Library general collection.

Core Adlerian Collection

Searching for Adlerian works? Find works by classical and contemporary Adlerian scholars.

Professional Journal Collection

Searching for an article? Find professional articles and books through EBSCO and other online resources.

Materials from Other Libraries

Students at the Adler Graduate School may be able to check out books from other libraries by securing special borrowing privileges or using interlibrary loan.

The Master's Project Archive

Theses, projects, and integrative papers written by AGS students. 

Research Centers

You can also check out the Research Centers for more resources.

Margot Adler Collection | Harold H. Mosak Collection | Alfred Adler Institute of New York (AAINY) Collection