RESEARCH IN COUNSELING: BASIC OUTLINE
Prepared by Kathryn Reynolds
Education & Human Services Librarian
FULL-TEXT INDEXES, JOURNAL COLLECTIONS, eBOOKS, & IMAGES
- Academic Search
providdes full-text for more than 3,400 scholarly publications in health,
education, business, science, and social issues. Coverage goes back to
1975; publications are updated daily. Relevant journal titles include
College Student Journal, Journal of Employment Counseling,
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Journal, and School Counselor.
is a full-text news, business, legal, and court information service. It also picks up some
medical literature. Altogether, there are over 1.3 billion documents available through
Information is updated constantly, though coverage of some older material goes back
approximately 20 years. This resource does NOT provide much scholarly &/or research-oriented
coverage in psychology & counseling but does have very current news as well as state, national,
& international laws.
- OhioLINK Electronic Journal
provides access to full-text articles from over 3,000 journals published by Elsevier Science,
Johns Hopkins University Press, Kluwer, Springer-Verlag, John Wiley & Sons, along with 170
Academic Press journals. Most coverage begins with 1995, though older issues are constantly
being added. People in Human Services areas would be most interested in the category listing
journals in Social Sciences which includes journals like Addictive Behaviors, The Arts in Psychotherapy, Child Abuse & Neglect, Cognitive Psychology, Journal of Experimental Child
Psychology, Journal of School Psychology, Learning and Motivation, and Research in Development
& Wellness Resource Center provides access to articles in 400+
health sciences periodicals,
selected articles from 2,200 general interest magazines, 700 full-text
pamphlets, & 12 reference books. Many of the resources are full-text.
Coverage varies with type
- JSTOR is a
collection of full-text journals in
the social sciences & humanities which includes complete backfiles of articles in 120+
scholarly journals, but nothing more current than 2-5 years old. Coverage in counseling &
psychology literature is sparse but improving. Several titles of interest include, Journal of Health & Social Behavior,
and Family Planning Perspectives.
- Contemporary Women's
Issues provides an international focus to women's issues, from 1992+, with full-text
access to articles in over 1,500 journals, newspapers, government reports, non-profit
organizations, & international agencies. The material is relevant & timely for researchers in
social science areas. Titles of interest to those in Human Services include Family Life
Matters, Journal of American College Health, Journal of Gender Studies,
Journal of Social Psychology, Marriage & Family Review (abstract), Midlife
Woman, SIECUS Report, Training & Development, Women & Therapy
- GenderWatch is
a full text database that focuses on the impact of gender across the spectrum. It includes over
140 academic and scholarly publications, along with magazines, newspapers, conference
proceedings, etc. Coverage is from the late 1970's to present.
Newswatch is a comprehensive collection of articles, reviews, editorials, from 1985+,
in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, journals from ethnic, minority, and native presses not
well-covered in the mainstream media. This database offers a broad diversity of perspectives &
viewpoints. Both English & Spanish language search options are available for researchers.
includes a collection of over 14,000 recently published full-text academic &/or commercial
books (e-books) along with many older books in the public domain.
- Digital Media Center
Databases includes over
40,000 art & architecture images from commercial providers, consortia, and selected OhioLINK