The CN8381 research guide explores resources for conducting a literature review to lead to a dissertation proposal.
Topics included in the research workshop on Thursday, August 18, 2022:
- Articles, Journals, Databases - 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:
- Datasets - sources for secondary data, primarily from U.S. federal agencies
- Dissertations - various tools to find dissertations written by St. Mary's alumni or at other institutions.
- Professional - associations and other information regarding the counseling profession.
- Tests & Measures - tools to find test reviews and contact information
- Videos - locating therapy-related videos in Kanopy and other streaming video databases.
We will discuss research strategies, primarily focusing on journal articles, in the CN8381 research workshop on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2018. I encourage you to explore this course page for more resources in your time outside of the workshop.
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