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Occupational Therapy: Getting Started

Start here for research resources tailored to the field of Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Research

Occupational Therapy

This guide will help you navigate library services, use databases to locate scientific journal articles, news and magazine articles, find books and ebooks, use evidence-based practice resources, and find tips for using the internet wisely in your field.

The tabs on the side of the page will help you navigate between topics. Please contact me, your librarian, with any questions you might have (see contact info in the box to the left).

Have questions? Need assistance?

As the librarian serving as the subject specialist for Occupational Therapy, I help students (and faculty) at all levels with:

  • Helping you plan your research strategy: what information you need, where to find it, and how to access and use it efficiently
  • Database searching tips and tricks
  • Distinguishing between types of scientific articles and reference sources
  • Tracking down books and the full text of articles from other libraries
  • Purchasing materials for the library with input from students and faculty
  • Group instruction and one-on-one consultations
 

Mendeley

Mendeley is a citation management tool that will help you save, organize and cite all your references! Easily download citations from databases and the web. Microsoft Word integration makes Mendeley a powerful research and writing tool. Check out more on our Mendeley research guide!

How Do I Cite That?

When it's time to write your paper and bibliography, our Citing Sources page can help you format your citations and references correctly. If you are not sure which citation style your class is using, ask your professor.