OCTH Subject Gateway

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Facts on File Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine more information

Provides deifinitions and descriptions of health, medicine and wellness terms.

Laboratory Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology more information

This book is intended for anatomy and physiology students in the health sciences, - audiology, deaf studies, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy and speech-language pathology.

Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences more information

Overview of aging from the social science perspective.

Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals more information

Textbook with background information on applications of health promotion theories in relation to aging.

Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods more information

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods presents current and complete information, as well as ready-to-use techniques, facts, and examples from the field of qualitative research in a very accessible style.

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CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) more information

This database is a comprehensive source of full text  allied health journal articles, including Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science and related disciplines. This database also contains author affiliations, searchable cited references, research instruments, and evidence-based care sheets.  Need help using this database?  Check out this tutorial.

Medline (EBSCO) more information

Medline is the primary health science database and covers a vast variety of topics including Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) more information

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many health disciplines including Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science and health care administration, community, school, and public health.

OT Search more information
An indexing database covering the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas, such as rehabilitation, education, psychiatry or psychology, and health care delivery or administration.
Education Research Complete (EBSCO) more information

Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education,deaf education. The database also includes occupational therapy in the schools; as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) more information

 

This is a great database to use to begin finding articles related to your topic.  It covers a wide range of subjects including - health, medicine and wellness.

Be sure to click the 'Scholarly (Peer-reviewed) Journals' checkbox. To insure tht the article is research based you may also ckick  the 'References Available' checkbox. Remember to use the Find It button to check for the full-text of an article.

PsycINFO (EBSCO) more information

Search of articles related to the social science aspects of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science- includes both habilitation, rehabilitation. 

Abstracts in Social Gerontology (EBSCO) more information
Comprehensive source of information about gerontological-related publications worldwide, including concise, descriptive summaries and complete bibliographic specifications of books and journal articles.
Scopus more information

Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Subject coverage includes - life sciences, health sciences (including100% Medline coverage), and social science and humanities.

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Occupational Therapy Custom Search Engine more information

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OCTH Subject Gateway / Albert S. Cook Library
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Last revised: February 24, 2014