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EBC Resources: Program Resources

Suggested Resources

On this page you will find lists of recommended databases, journals, and book titles.  Please note that you can toggle between journals available in our collection and those outside of the collection using the tabs at the top of the box.

Useful Databases

This is a list of some of the best databases for evidence based coaching. The Fielding library also offers access to a variety of other databases covering many subjects and disciplines.  All databases are accessible via the Fielding Library website.  

ABI/Inform Complete (by ProQuest)

ABI/INFORM Complete includes important full‐text journals and much sought‐after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.

Through agreements with some of the world’s most prestigious publishers—including Cambridge University Press, Dow Jones & Company, Emerald Group Publishing, Dun and Bradstreet, Palgrave MacMillan, the Financial Times Group, and the Economist Intelligence Unit—ProQuest provides access to hundreds of key business titles. Additional Information.

Business Source Elite (EBSCOhost)

This resource provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. The collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more. Back issues of the Harvard Business Review dating back to 1985 are located here as well. 

Emerald Management 120

A business database from Emerald Publishing group containing peer-reviewed publications. 

SAGE Research Methods Online

SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more. Check out our tutorial video here (best viewed full screen).

Taylor and Francis Social Sciences and Humanities Library

The Taylor & Francis Social Science & Humanities Library provides online access to a broad range of journal content across 14 subject areas. Delivering online access to over 1,400 cutting-edge journals with a backfile extending to 1997.  Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice is included in this database. 


Provides over 1600 full text journals covering a variety of social science, health/medicine, and other disciplines from 1997 ff. Its strengths include journals on developmental psychology, the behavioral sciences, higher education, and business management. Training and tutorials here.


Notable Journals

Journal: Coaching: An international journal of theory, research, and practice

Database: Taylor & Francis

Full-Text Access: 03/01/2008 to Present


Journal: Consulting Psychology Journal

Database: PsycARTICLES

Full-Text Access: From 1992 - Present

Journal: International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring

Database: Open Access - available freely online

Full-Text Access: From 2003 - Present


Journal: Training Journal

Database: ABI/Inform Complete

Full-Text Access: From 1999- Present


Journal: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Database: PsycARTICLES

Full-Text Access: From 1968 - Present


Journal: Philosophy of Coaching: An international journal

Database: Freely accessible on the web

Full-Text Access: From 2016 - Present

Journal: The Coaching Psychologist

Publisher: British Psychological Society (BPS)

How To Access: You can purchase individual issues directly from the publication's website


Journal: International Coaching Psychology Review

Publisher: British Psychological Society (BPS)

How To Access: You can purchase individual issues directly from the publication's website


Journal: Coaching Perspectives

Publisher: The Association for Coaching

How to Access: Members of the Association for Coaching can access this publication as a benefit of membership. You can learn more on the Association for Coaching website


Journal: choice, the magazine of professional coaching

How to Access: Individuals can purchase yearly subscriptions (print/digital) to choice or can purchase single back issues (print or PDF) by clicking here.

e-Books in our collection

Below you will find a short list of sample e-book titles related to your program.  To access E-Books, follow the 'Journal and Book Titles' link on the main library webpage.  Check out the E-Books video on the home page of this guide for more information.  Fielding University Press publications are available as PDFs by clicking on the 'Fielding Press' link on the library website (under the Research tab).