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CN 6381 - Methods of Research

CN 6381 search tips and resources


The CN6381 research guide explores resources for conducting a literature review to lead to the class research project.

Research workshop on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 

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  • Articles, Journals, Databases
    • Choose between Discover, PsycINFO, and Google Scholar
    • Use filters in Discover to locate articles on a topic
    • In Google Scholar, under "Settings," go to "Library links" and enable "St. Mary's University - Link to online/fulltext" and "St. Mary's University San Antonio - Find It @ St. Mary's"
    • How to determine if you need to borrow from another libraries IF an item isn't available from the Blume Library databases
  • Borrow from Other Libraries
    • How to request articles and books from other libraries
  • Counseling Librarian 
    • make an appointment or contact me with your questions
Review later outside of research session

  • Books & eBooks 
    • How to locate book sources in Discover and the Library Catalog.
  • Career, Professional 
    • associations and other information regarding the counseling profession
  • Citations
    • use Zotero to manage your research and cite using the latest APA version
  • Videos 
    • locating therapy-related sources in streaming videos databases and in the Blume Library

St. Mary's University Links

St. Mary's services of interest to Counseling students and graduate students in general.