Welcome to the Counselling subject page.  This guide highlights the key resources for your subject area, and the key services and facilities available from the Library.

Getting started

All required reading for your modules should be available from your online reading lists. In addition to prescribed reading, when doing your own research ‘beyond the reading list’, LibrarySearch is a quick and easy way to simultaneously search for academic content across a number of different sources. If you get stuck, please don’t hesitate to contact your Academic Librarian.

Journal collections/databases

The key resources for your subject area are:

  • Sage Journals Online  
    Full-text of nearly 500 Sage journals including several psychology and counselling journals.
  • Psychology and Behavioural Sciences 
    Access to full-text articles from around 410 journals (articles for the past year may not be available for some titles). Subject coverage includes:Emotional & Behavioural Characteristics; Psychiatry & Psychology, Mental Processes, Anthropology, Observational & Experimental Methods. 
  • Scopus 
    Access to  the largest abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature. Coverage is multidisciplinary. 
  • Web of Science 
    A multidisciplinary abstracting database indexing over 10,000 journals in science, social sciences, arts and humanities. 
  • PsycArticles 
    Access to full-text of journals published by the American Psychological Association, many dating from 1988 to the present. 
  • Taylor & Francis Online 
    Access to over 1100 social sciences and humanities journals including the Counselling Psychology Quarterly and British Journal of Guidance & Counselling.
  • Wiley Online Library 
    Access to nearly 1,500 peer-review journals including Journal of Counseling & Development and Journal of Humanistic Counselling. 
  • Cinahl Plus
    Comprehensive journal index for nursing and allied health journals. Additional materials include full-text evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons.

Your Academic Librarian

Your Librarian is Carolyn Mustard. Carolyn can help you find the resources you need for your research, and advise you on how best to reference them.

Email: c.mustard@abertay.ac.uk

Tel: 01382 308891

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Other resources and support

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