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COUNS 717: Foundations of School Counseling


You can limit your search to both full e-books as well as e-book chapters.  The following example is just searching e-books at Hunter but you can also try expanding your search to all of CUNY. Note that Hunter students do not necessarily have access to all e-books available at other CUNY libraries.

E-Book Databases

Below are a few e-book databases that may be useful for your research. All of the e-book databases can be found in the list of databases on the library's website.

If you click on any of the links below and you are not on campus, you will be asked to log in with your Hunter email address and password. For more information about accessing electronic resources from home, consult our Remote Access Guide.


  • Over 45,000 academic titles from all areas of study
  • Interface allows users to underline and make notes, save titles to a personal book shelf, link out to other sources, and print up to 50 pages
  • Sample titles: Ending Social Promotion Without Leaving Children Behind: The Case of New York City; Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom; Learning without School : Home Education

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • Access to more than 1000 reference titles
  • Interface offers sound files (MP3) and translation into several languages
  • Although the titles are not too exciting, there is a wealth of information here to get you started with your research. Think of it as your Wikipedia alternative.
  • Sample titles: Encyclopedia of Education; Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia; 21st Century Education: A Reference HAndbook


  • 875 titles
  • Interface allows only one user at a time for a title
  • Sample titles:Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Research, and Practice; Creative Resources for the Early Childhood Classroom; Inclusive Education: A Casebook and Readings for Prospective and Practicing Teachers