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COUN 5372: Assessment and Treatment in Marriage & Family Counseling: Finding Articles

Assessment and Treatment in Marriage and Family Counseling

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Search by keywords/phrases and use Boolean searching. What's Boolean? 

AND: pornography AND couples
OR: porn* OR "sexually explicit material*"

Using "Quotation Marks" searches words as a phrase. 

Limit search results by Date and Peer-Reviewed journals.   

Truncation searches variations of a word. The symbol used is asterisk *

COUNSEL* will retrieve: counsel, counseling, counselor, counselors, etc.   

Check Subject terms to see if there are any synonym terms to consider.

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Periodical List: Enter "Journal Title"


The example below shows that The Journal of Continuing Higher Education is accessible in print/microform as well as online. The entry also shows coverage dates to indicate which years are accessible. 

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Library Links - FindIt@Txstate
Bibliography Manager - EndNote (refers to Desktop EndNote)