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Counseling Literature Review Library Guide


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This library guide is a starting point for research in the field of clinical mental health. Here you will find information about and online access to:

  • Seminary Library
  • Archer Library at Ashland University
  • Library Databases & OneSearch
  • Library Catalog & eBooks
  • Resources for evaluating journal types
  • Journals of interest to the counseling field
  • Resources for evaluating information
  • Citation & avoiding plagiarism resources

Literature Review

Explore Machi & McEvoy's Literature Review Model (2009) to learn how ATS Librarians can support you during research projects and where the library 'fits' in their six step literature review process. Discover how to incorporate boolean operators and utilize limiters to strategically focus your search strategies. This section also includes a video tutorial to help manage your research with Google Drive, EBSCO databases, and OneSearch.

Using this Guide

Navigate this guide using the tabs located at the top of the page; several include drop-down menu options with additional information. Select a tab to review page contents and use the arrow to locate corresponding topics. Throughout the guide, infographics and handouts provided; download, print, and save them for future reference. Resources are updated frequently, take time to bookmark this guide for later use.  ATS Library guides are available online, 24/7.


If you have questions about any of the Library resources presented in this guide, or need help using them, feel free to contact the ATS Librarians via mail at or (419) 289-5169. 



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