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Counseling Research Guide: Journal Articles / Databases
There are a variety of electronic databases available through the 'OhioLINK Databases' on the Maag homepage. Below are the three most significant databases to search for articles in the field of counseling:
Serves as a bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language, and provides information about those tests.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print, produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within diverse areas. Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).
Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Covers emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. This database includes nearly 515 full text titles and over 490 peer-reviewed journals.
Abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
PsycINFO is an electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
It is a resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health, and contains over 3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s. Ninety-nine percent of its content is peer-reviewed. Included is information on the psychological aspects of related fields such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, technology, linguistics, anthropology, business, law and others. Journal coverage, which spans from the 1800s to the present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.
Three additional journal titles are available through the MaagNET catalog:
Want to search Mental Measurements Yearbook, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, and PsycINFO at the same time?
After you choose one of the databases to search, you will see the name of the database you selected at the top of the screen. Next to it, click 'Choose Databases".
Choose the databases you want to search, and then click OK.
Now you will see the words 'Show All' next to the title of the first database you chose. This tells you that you are searching multiple databases at once.
Want to save your results to look at later?
EBSCO gives you the option to create a folder to organize your articles.
If you find an article you want to review, click on 'Add to Folder'. If you are in the results page, the link will be underneath the article. If you have already clicked on the article title, the folder link will be under 'Tools' on the right side of the screen.
Place as many items in your folder as you want, and then click on the Folder icon on the blue bar at the top of the screen.
You can email yourself this list, or if you want your folder to be available from another computer at another time, then create a free EBSCO login.
Click on 'Sign In' and then 'Create a New Account'. You can choose any username and password and then your folder is always available.