This library guide is created for students in CPSY 5483: Community Counseling and Resource Development, taught by Dr. Hugh Crethar. It will lead you to resources available at the Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State Universty - Stillwater.
You will find sections containing a variety of information formats on the following:
If you need any assistance or if I can answer any questuons, you will find my contact information on the right of this page.
Before beginning research in counseling, you need to be aware that counseling is a social science. The social sciences are concerned with the study of human society and of individual relationships in and to society. The social sciences include (but are not limited to):
The social sciences are inherently interdisciplinary, meaning they draw upon one another's research and use it as a part of their own.
What does this mean for you as a counseling student engaged in research? You need to look in many places for your research, beyond PsycINFO (our primary resource for research in psychology and counseling.) Remember: psychologists and counselors will research issues from one perspective, sociologists from another, educators from another, and so on.