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Counselor Education

This guide features resources for school counseling, clinical mental health counseling. and alcohol and drug abuse counseling research.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

APA Dictionary of Statistics and Research Methods

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

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Displaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations

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Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology

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Volumes 1-2

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

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Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Tests and Measures Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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