Welcome to the Pollak Library and to the Counseling research guide!
This guide is designed to facilitate your counseling research and offers a variety of print and online resources. Please feel free to explore the different sections in this guide.
In addition, please note that some of the resources presented in the Counseling research guide are subscription-based and will require authentication using your Cal State Fullerton Portal username and password.
For research assistance, please feel free to contact Adolfo Prieto, Reference & Instruction Librarian, by using the communication methods provided on the right-hand side of this guide. There you will find other options in the case that Adolfo Prieto is unavailable. For other research-assistance options, please refer to the Pollak Library's live help page.
If you would like to review some general research guidelines before you begin, please feel free to consult the "Research Tips" section below.
This research guide is adapted from a guide originally created by Jie Tian.
Prepared and maintained by Adolfo Prieto.
An instructional page of the Paulina June & George Pollak Library at
California State University, Fullerton.
The following tips provide some helpful guidelines as you begin your research:
|Identify your research interest and articulate your research question.
|Determine what types of materials you will need for your topic.
|Formulate a search strategy.
|Select relevant research sources or databases.
|Evaluate your search results.