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Searching for articles in Counselling can be tricky. Library classification uses an American system and their spelling & terminology can be different. To catch variations, use counsel* in your searches. For example:
counsel* AND Canada AND trauma
: Search scholarly literature covering many research areas. To determine if the UofL Library has the full-text of an item, conduct a search and click on the Google Scholar link from the results list. Find it @ the U of Lethbridge
See Paula's guide on the right for step-by-step instructions on connecting the U of L Library to Google Scholar.
Note: Coverage and quality is uneven so Google Scholar should be just one of the tools used in research.
Selected Databases for Journal Articles
Education Research Complete
Access scholarly education research covering early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties. Includes curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Indexes journals, books and conference papers.
APA PsycINFO [via Ovid]
Indexes scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
Content: Scholarly journals, dissertations, books, technical reports
Education Database [ProQuest]
Search publications that support research on the theory and practice of education. Covers the topics of primary, secondary, and higher education as well as special education, home schooling, and adult education.
Content: Scholarly journals, dissertations
ERIC [via EBSCO]
Access information on education research and practice. Includes an education-specific thesaurus to aid searches.
Content: Scholarly journals, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers
Web of Science Core Collection
Access scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Includes citation mapping and citation reports.
Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) with Tests in Print
Access evaluations of test products and testing instruments, within areas of psychology, education, business, and leadership. Also includes descriptive information such as test purpose, publisher, pricing, population, and scores.
Social Services Abstracts
Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Includes some Counselling coverage.
Content: Scholarly journals, dissertations & theses, book reviews.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Access research covering sociology and related disciplines, including gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, religion, racial studies and social work. Includes author profiles and a sociological thesaurus. Some Counselling content.
Content: Scholarly journals, books, monographs, conference papers, author profiles
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