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Use this subject guide to help you get started with your research in school counseling. It includes books, databases, journals and links to useful websites.


Welcome to the Research Guide for School Counseling.  This is a guide to sources of information in your field.  Feel free to contact  your Librarian listed for assistance or to schedule an individual research appointment.

Your Librarian

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Jenise Overmier

Grad Students Guide to the Library

  1. Get to know your librarian.
    •  Your librarian is available to help you  one-on-one with a research project or a general library orientation. We collaborate with your faculty to understand your assignments and research needs.
    • Research help is also available by phone, email or chat.
  2. Kick off your research by exploring the research guide for your program.
    • The guides are a gateway to research resources tailored to your needs 
  3. Expand your knowledge by borrowing materials from the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) and beyond.
    • Did you know that you have access to books owned by Georgetown, George Washington, and American University?  Click here to learn more.
    • If a book or article isn't owned by any library in the WRLC, we'll get it for you via Interlibrary Loan.
  4. Take advantage of longer check-out periods for library books.
    • MU graduate students get an extended check-out period of 6 weeks. Renewals can be completed online through your library account.
  5. Use the MU version of Google Scholar to quickly find articles.
  6. Search smarter with the advanced filters of the MU databases.
    • The super-charged filters allow you to limit search results by date, subject, publication type, and more.
  7. Use a citation tool to manage your lit review and create bibliographies in a snap.
    • Overwhelmed by keeping track of articles? Consider using RefWorks, an online citation manager tool freely available to Marymount students. RefWorks enables you to create your own personal library of sources and export citations and bibliographies.  It evens integrates with Google docs!
  8. Use online library resources on or off campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • Remember that accessing library online information resources from off-campus requires you to sign-in.
  9. Find your way to the quiet of the Graduate Reading Room on the 1st floor.
    • Or discover other quiet study nooks throughout the MU library! The whole ground floor of the library is reserved for quiet study.  Shhhh!
  10. Borrow technology at the library
  • ​Laptops and tablets are available at Main Campus and the Ballston Center