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Counselor Education

This guide will help students with their research in Counselor Education

Major Database


Main Education Research Databases:

Psychology Research Databases:

Use Proquest Dissertations if you are looking for a dissertation or thesis:

Other Useful Databases

Customize Google Scholar

You will need to set up Google Scholar the first time you use it on your computer.  
Here's how:

  • Visit
  • Click on the upper left corner icon
  • gear settings icon
  • Click on "Library Link"
  • Searh for "San Jose State University", check the box, Save
  • Now your searches will have FindIt@SJSU link that is attached to each result.

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Combining Databases

You are able to combine the 3 main education databases so that you can do one search across all 3.  It's easy to do, just follow these steps.


1) Connect to either ERIC, Education Full Text, or Education Research Complete.

2) On the homepage, look for the Choose Databases link, click it.


3) A window will appear, scroll down and check each database, click OK.


4) You'll now be searching across all 3.