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CN: Getting Started in Counseling Research: Articles

What is a scholarly article?

This 3 minute video from Vanderbilt University's Peabody Library defines scholarly journal and explains how to find scholarly, peer-reviewed articles.

Where can I find this article in full-text?

Sound familiar?  You have a citation for an article you'd like to read, but don't know where to find the complete article.

Use  Full Text Finder to see if the article is available in a library database. Follow these steps:

  • Enter the name of the publication in which the item appeared.
  • Click Search. Your results will provide a link to library databases containing the complete article.
  • Check the dates of coverage. If the library subscribes to a print copy of the journal, that will be noted. If the items is not available, give interlibrary loan services a try. 

Which databases have counseling articles?

The databases below are great starting points for locating articles related to counseling.  Enter your search terms and scroll down the search screen to choose from options for limiting your search. Limit to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed Journals or Full Text).  

Password required: Log in with the same credentials you use to access your Lakeland email and Blackboard. 

Directions (5 minute video)

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