Depending on your topic, you will use different databases. Below are databases used most often by DCES students to find articles, raw statistical data, and dissertations.
For counseling-related topics, start with PsycINFO.
The DSM is available online. You can also borrow a physical copy of the DSM-V for 2 hours at a time, from the reserves shelf - just ask at the library help desk.
Dissertations and theses:
For help using the databases listed above, check out these Library Guides, or make an appointment with Frances Brady using the link in the box above.