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School Counseling: FAQs

Organizes and lists books, articles, journal databases, websites, RSS feeds, and more -- all supportive of research in school counseling.

About This FAQs Page

Recurring questions about the Library's resources, policies and procedures are answered here.

FAQs about the NYIT Library

Students often ask the following questions: 

Q1. How do I access online NYIT Library journal and reference databases?
A1. On the Library HOME PAGE, click the ARTICLES & DATABASES tab; then, click the ALL DATABASES link that appears in blue slightly below the "Select your subject" dropdown. Alternatively, click HERE.


Q2. Can I access NYIT Library databases remotely (from home or office)?
A2. Yes. In most cases, you'll be asked to LOG IN using your myNYIT Portal/ NYIT e-mail username & password. From ON CAMPUS, login is NOT requred.


Q3. Where can I get help in WRITING my research paper?
A3. Consider contacting and visiting the NYIT Writing Center.


Q4. Where can I get help FORMATTING my research paper using APA (or MLA) style?
A4. There's much help available ONLINE. Establish a RefWorks account (from on campus). You can also try KnightCite. Citation Machine might be helpful, as well. For comprehensive in-depth discussion and clear examples of APA, MLA and Chicago/Turabian formatting, an excellent source is Purdue's OWL (Online Writing Lab).


Q5. How do I find BOOKS (print and/or electronic) in the NYIT Library?
A5. Use BEARCAT, the NYIT Library's online materials catalog.


For a more complete list of NYIT Library FAQs, click HERE.

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