Category Archives: Counseling

New books added to the PsycBooks database

The American Psychological Association has added a number of books to the PsycBooks database. Six of the books are recently published; the rest are classics. You can find a list of the additions at http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycbooks/new-releases.aspx. Webster students, faculty, and staff … Continue reading

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Save searches and results with an EBSCOhost Account

(Blog post courtesy of Georgiana Grant, Webster U. Library Reference Librarian). Do you worry about losing your flash drive with all of your research on it? Would you like to be able to re-run past database searches? Do you find … Continue reading

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Update to DSM-IV in the Works

A recent article by Benedict Carey in the Feb. 10 edition of the New York Times described the work underway to update the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. A website where possible revisions are being posted along with … Continue reading

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The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling

The ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling has been added to the library’s collection. A-Z entries address the eight core areas specified in the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs’ (CACREP) standards: Professional orientation and ethical practice Social and … Continue reading

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eHRAF World Cultures database

Webster University students, faculty, and staff have access to a unique database for the study of cultural groups. The eHRAF World Cultures database includes full-text collections of ethnographic studies on various aspects of culture, such as history, linguistics, marriage and … Continue reading

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News from APA re the PsycInfo Database

I attended a webinar about PsycInfo earlier this month and picked up a few tidbits of information to pass along to anyone interested: 1. They are working to increase the coverage of neuroscience and cognitive science in the database. 2. … Continue reading

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Information on New APA Style Manual

The 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, also called the “APA Manual”, was recently published. While the entire manual is not available online, you can find a lot of helpful information at the publisher’s website, … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Counseling is online

Webster students and faculty have online access to the Encyclopedia of Counseling, a source for indepth information on topics related to the field. This resource covers historical developments as well as emerging trends, and also references significant studies and individuals … Continue reading

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New instructional video for Counseling

Students new to the counseling program will be interested in the video “Databases for Finding Articles and Information in Counseling” (3:18) recently created by the Webster University Library. This brief video acquaints you with the major databases that support research … Continue reading

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New database for Counseling!

The library recently added the Counseling and Therapy in Video database.¬† This database is an online collection of video from actual counseling sessions, interviews, presentations, and consultations. Users can search by subject, therapy, therapist, etc. You can also create playlists … Continue reading

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