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Counseling and Student Personnel

A guide identifing basic resources to consult when conducting research in the fields of mental health, community, and school counseling as well as college student affairs.

What's in This Guide




Login Info

  • StarID username and password


  • Indexes/abstracts to identify and access articles
  • Full text databases for articles
  • Identifying peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Locating journals and magazines


  • Electronic resources to identify dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other types of reference resources
  • Catalogs to identify and access books and various other types of materials
  • Locating books on the shelves

Add'l Resources

  • Resources in other formats
  • Academic programs

Web Sites

  • Internet resources and Web pages


  • Borrowing materials from other libraries for items the library does not own (interlibrary loan)
  • For students at a distance, shipping materials to yourself (document delivery)

Citing Sources (APA style)

  • Citing sources (in-text citations)
  • Creating bibliographies
  • Using citation managers

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