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CN6381 - Methods of Research

Resources for CN6381 course in Fall 2018


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The CN6381 research guide explores resources for conducting a literature review to lead to a dissertation proposal. 

Topics included in the research workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018:

  • Articles - how and why to choose between Discover, PsycINFO, and Google Scholar
  • Books - locating book sources in Discover.
  • Borrow from Other Libraries - to use when the Blume Library does not have the source you need, ILL, Journals List, Worldcat.
  • Citations - various support tools for APA citation. Includes link to the Zotero citation software to manage your documents during the dissertation process.
  • Counseling Librarian - make an appointment or contact me with your questions

Review on your own later:

  • Professional - associations and other information regarding the counseling profession.
  • Videos - locating therapy-related videos in Kanopy and other streaming video databases.

We will discuss research strategies, primarily focusing on journal articles, in the CN6381 research workshop.  I encourage you to explore this course page for more resources in your time outside of the workshop.

Book an appointment to discuss research techniques that solve specific issues you are experiencing. Go to my profile guide or click Book Now, under my profile, to make an appointment.  Please include details about your topic.

St. Mary's University Links

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