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LIBRARY GUIDE TO Counseling

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Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Counseling and Therapy Online: Current Practices
300 hours of video, most of which have been created since 2012, mapped to the most crucial topics in counseling today; 400 anonymous transcripts from real therapy sessions; 1200 hours of conference presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners; 45,000 pages of e-books and periodicals, including the American Counseling Association’s Counseling Today.
note: Trial available until December 26, 2015
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ERIC
This is the BEST PLACE to look when finding articles about education! ERIC contains over 1,100,000 items from 1966 through the present. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
Provides access to article citations containing information on measurement instruments ( questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios, tests) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HaPI assists researchers, practitioners, educators, administrators, and evaluators, including students, to identify measures needed for research studies, grant proposals, client/patient assessment, class papers/projects, theses/dissertations, and program evaluation.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff PsycTESTS
A research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Social Work Abstracts
Indexes more than 450 social work and human services journals. Coverage: 1965 to present. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff PsycARTICLES
Here you'll find full-text articles from many journals published by the American Psychological Association,  the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. PsycARTICLES is a subset of PsycINFO, so if you need more information, go to PsycINFO. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff PsycINFO
Need articles in psychology or counseling? Use PsycINFO! It's a great resource and is published by the American Psychological Association. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Mental Measurements Yearbook
Here you'll find descriptions and reviews of current testing instruments. Corresponds to volume 9 to present of print Mental Measurements Yearbook. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). These indexes contain references that have been cited in other articles. You can use these citations to perform cited reference searches (locate articles that cite an earlier publication). How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Dissertations and Theses
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. It includes materials from 1861 to the present day. How to export to RefWorks

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Library Catalog
Use this catalog to find books, ebooks, DVD's and government documents that are available in print or electronically. Here you'll also find if the library subscribes to a journal or magazine in both print or electronic format.

MelCat
This is a statewide catalog of many Michigan libraries. You can request books from another library through MelCat, and these books will be sent to Kresge Library for you to borrow.
Online Reference Sources
  • Encyclopedia of Counseling  (2008). Find entries on theories, therapies, biographies, testing, and much more!
  • Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology (2004) Here you'll find articles on attitude measurement, ADHD, bullying, diverse cultures, environmental stress, eyewitness testimony, and other topics. Great fun to browse!
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Amanda Nichols Hess
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nichols@oakland.edu
248.370.2487

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