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CFT 763: Family Systems Theory (Daniello-Heyda)

Library and other resources for assignments.

Urban Affairs Librarian

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Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian
UNLV Libraries
Lied Library
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 457014
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7014

Library Databases

Google Scholar

You can set your browser to have Google Scholar link to full text articles in UNLV Libraries' databases from any computer you use.  You will see UNLV Find Text link at the bottom of the citation or a next to the title.  If you are using Google Scholar from a campus computer it should automatically recognize you as a Western user.

To set Google Scholar up for off-campus access:

  1. Go to
  2. Use the downward facing arrow (next to the "my citations" link) in the upper right hand corner.'
  3. Click on "settings"
  4. Click on "Library Links" in the left navigation field
  5. Search for University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NOT UNLV)  in the box that comes up.
  6. Tick the box next to both entries that come up with "university of nevada, las vegas" in their titles.

How to Locate an Article Using a Citation

Let's say you found an interesting citation & wanted to see if the library had access to the article: 

Citation: Contemporary MFT Models’ Alignment with Relational Common Factors Contemporary Family Therapy

Volume 35, Issue 4pp 673–683


How do you find out if UNLV Libraries owns this journal?

Click on the A-Z List of Journals on the home page.


Contemporary family therapy
ISSN: 0892-2764
Journal Details  
Peer Reviewed: Peer Reviewed
03/01/1986 to 1 year ago in
03/01/1997 to Present in
03/01/1997 to 1 year ago in

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Log Into "New" RefWorks

You can create a new account using your UNLV e-mail at the link above.  

Log Into "Legacy" RefWorks 

You can still use your "Legacy" RefWorks account, but it will be phased out by January 2018, so you may want to move your account to the New RefWorks. Using both old and New RefWorks within one document in Write-n-Cite can cause problems, so finish your projects before making the switch.

**How To Transfer Citations From Legacy To New Account

If you had an account in the old version of RefWorks you will need to transition to the new version.  Login to your  RefWorks account from the main login page and then click the link in the far upper left corner of your account screen that reads, "Move to the newest version of RefWorks from ProQuest" to transfer all of your citations.

What is RefWorks?
RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to:

  • Organize your research
  • Create a bibliography in a variety of citation styles, including APA, MLA and Chicago
  • Import references from many data sources
  • Create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.)
  • Include citations while you write your paper

"New" RefWorks Instructions

"Legacy" Refworks Instructions


Alumni Access

  • Alumni of UNLV have access to RefWorks for the duration of the university's subscription to the software.
  • If you are a first time user of RefWorks, you will need the library Group Code for off-campus access. You will receive an e-mail message with the Group Code after you create a login . Please save this Group Code for future reference.
  • If you are an existing user and have forgotten the group code, please contact the UNLV Libraries at 702.895.2100.
  • Note: Due to license restrictions Alumni will not have access to article databases from off-campus through the "Get Text" button. Full-text access to articles via the "Get Text" button is only available on-campus.

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