Sacramento Library Services
The Library is open during regular school office hours of 10 AM to 6 PM (Monday through Friday), and whenever classes are meeting. See the Calendar for a current schedule of hours.
Sacramento Library Search
The above search will allow you to discover which books are available on campus using a keyword search. For advanced searching capabilities, go directly to the Sacramento Campus Library Catalog.
Primo Library Search
A Primo search provides metasearching (“one-stop shopping”) for electronic resources (books, articles, etc. not videos). To find counseling videos or to access specific databases to take advantage of specialized search features, use the links below.
Research databases contain searchable collections of professional and published content like journal articles. Information distributed through such databases has been reviewed by experts and originates from reliable, accurate, and authoritative sources as compared to internet searches. Searches may yield a citation, abstract, or full text.
- EBSCOhost About ...
EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference that offers multiple collections from leading information providers. More specifically, Western Seminary subscribes to the ATLA Religion Database®, produced by the American Theological Library Association, that includes more than 600,000 article citations from more than 1,700 journals; and to PsycARTICLES® which contains more than 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA), its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. Besides these two, another 28 additional databases are provided in EBSCOhost on a range of topics.
- ebrary About ...
ProQuest's ebrary offers over 100,000 authoritative ebooks in a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business & economics, computers & it, education, engineering & technology, fine arts, history, language & literature, law, life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, psychology, religion, and social sciences.
- Alexander Street Counseling Videos About ...
Alexander Street - Counseling and Therapy in Video provides faculty and students with a first-hand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. This collection provides a thorough grounding in dozens of therapeutic methods and diagnoses, insight into the human condition, and training in skills such as reflection and empathy while working with specific populations such as veterans and teens. « Source »
- JSTOR About ...
JSTOR is a growing digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. « Source »
- The Chronicle of Higher Education About ...
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. The newspaper is subscribed to by more than 51,000 academics and has a total readership of more than 215,000. The Chronicle appears weekly during the academic year, less frequently May through August and December (a total of 43 issues a year). « Source »
- Helpful Internet Resources
Explore these useful resources freely available on the web.
- Local Libraries
Many students find using an academic or public library closer to home more convenient for their studies. Here you will find a list of libraries around the Sacramento area.
- Interlibrary Loan Request
Request a book or article from one of our partner libraries and pick it up at your campus library.