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Explore Occupational Therapy Assistant Resources

In addition to general resources, the Library provides specific resources for each program. The resources are divided into three sections, and are intended to be a starting point only and are not a comprehensive guide to all the resources available.  Always be sure to Ask a Librarian.

► Databases: highlights the Library's databases that are most relevant to your program.
► Library Materials: features books, ebooks, journals, and/or media in your program that are listed in the Library Catalog.
► Web Resources: lists recommended Web resources, selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.
► General Reference Resourcesquick access to Web resources including dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other sources.  Selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.

Featured Resource
Now IN PRINT in the Library
OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health

OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health* a leading research journal in occupational therapy published by AOTF, reflects the Foundation's commitment to advancing the profession through scientific inquiry. OTJR fosters interdisciplinary dialogue with contributions from disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, economics, anthropology, sociology, geography, rehabilitation science, nursing, and social work.

OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health CATALOG RECORD
OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health is indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed.

OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health is available through CINAHL and Sage Journals.

* From 1981 through Vol. 22, 2002, OTJR was called
Occupational Therapy Journal of Research.

Healthcare Featured Resource

STAT!Ref is a great research tool!


STAT!Ref is our newest subscription service for e-books.  

STAT!Ref’s offering includes full text medical, nursing and related healthcare reference resources.  The clinical textbooks and manuals will help you quickly find answers about diagnosis and treatments as well as quickly find answers about drugs, their interactions and uses. 

►  To access the complete listing below of the full-text books in the catalog, click here.

♦  AAFP Conditions A-Z (2019)
♦  AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - 2019 Edition
♦  Complementary & Alternative Therapies in Nursing - 8th Ed. (2018)
♦  Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
    with Nursing Implications - 7th Ed. (2017)
♦  Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses® - 16th Ed. (2019)
♦  EKG Plain and Simple - 5th Ed. (2016)
♦  Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice - 5th Ed. (2016)
♦  Handbook of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances - 3rd Ed. (2010)
♦  Kaplan & Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral
    Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry - 11th Ed. (2015)
♦  Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice - 11th Ed. (2019)
♦  Lippincott Nursing Procedures - 8th Ed. (2019)
♦  Marino’s the ICU Book,  The - 4th Ed. (2014)
♦  Olds' Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health 
    Across the Lifespan - 11th Ed. (2019)
♦  Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing - 4th Ed. (2015)
♦  The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics --  35th Ed. (2016)
♦  Wound Management: Principles and Practice - 4t  Ed. (2015)

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Featured Resource: "Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation"


NEW!  Online access to full text in the journal

An interdisciplinary approach to stroke rehabilitation
yields improved outcomes

Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation is the leading journal devoted to the study and dissemination of interdisciplinary, evidence-based, clinical information related to stroke rehabilitation. The journal’s scope covers physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, neurorehabilitation, neural engineering and therapeutics, neuropsychology and cognition, optimization of the rehabilitation system, robotics and biomechanics, pain management, nursing, physical therapy, cardiopulmonary fitness, mobility, occupational therapy, speech pathology and communication. There is a particular focus on stroke recovery, improving rehabilitation outcomes, quality of life, activities of daily living, motor control, family and care givers, and community issues. [6/15]

Online access to "Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation"

Online access is complete from 1994 - present
Print access in the library from 1999 - 2014

Featured Resource: ICE Tutorials

ICE Learning Center

ICE Learning Center (ezproxy link - [10/16] )

International Clinical Educators (ICE) provides videos which are professionally filmed and feature actual patients and clinicians demonstrating practical and effective treatment ideas. Founder Jan Davis, MS, OTR/L is an internationally recognized leader in providing clinical training to occupational therapists, physical therapists and assistants. 


Featured Resource: OT Research Video

Occupational Therapy

The Library staff has prepared a Research Video for the Occupational Therapy community.  Constructed and narrated by Reference Librarian Joe Holland, MLS,  you will find an excellent overview of how and where to find articles, and other information needed for research for the program in about 12 minutes.  The video also includes getting to your resources on the Library website including how best to find articles and other research pertinent to your study such as  subscription databases, print materials and much more.  For further help and information, be sure to speak with  the Reference Librarian at the Reference Desk.

Narrated by Joseph Holland, MLS
 Editor Rick Tobin

Occupational Therapy Handout

Using for Access to OT Journal Articles (12/9/19)