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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: ICE Tutorials

ICE Learning Center

ICE Learning Center 

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: "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

Healthcare Featured Resource:  BOOK


Introduction to Research and Medical Literature
for Health Professionals

Helps students, faculty, and practitioners understand the research process, interpret data, understand the results and incorporate the findings into practice.
From choosing a research project ... to the systematic gathering of information, analysis, interpretation of data, this book will help. 
In the Library  R697.P45 P488 2013