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Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Subject Guide! This subject guide includes information on where to find Occupational Therapy resources such as journal articles, books, professional resources, and more.
Last Updated: Aug 6, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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R2 Online Library

The R2 Online Library provides online access to over 80 health science books within the fields of general medicine, nursing, and allied health.  The books below are some of the e-books available via R2 that are specific to Occupational Therapy.

Occupational Therapy Online Databases

These are the recommended databases to use when doing research in the field of Occupational Therapy.  They will provide the best access to full text articles and citations in the Occupational Therapy field. 

Google Scholar

  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar is an alternative to using the online databases to search for journal articles. Simply put in your search terms and hit search. When used on campus, Google Scholar will automatically recognize D'Youville College holdings, but when using Google Scholar from home, there are three simple steps to follow:

    -click on the wheel in the upper right corner
    -select Scholar Preferences
    -enter D'Youville College Library under Library Links

    To find out if the full text of the article is available, click on either Full Text at DYC link to the right of the article citation, or Resources at DYC under the article citation. Sometimes there will be free PDFs of articles available as well; if there is, there will be a link to the right of the article citation as well.

Online Resources

  • Atlas of the Human Body
    This visual aid from the American Medical Association's Patient Education Resources page provides anatomy and medical illustrations for the human body.
  • e-Anatomy
    Award-winning interactive atlas of human anatomy provided by Campus Medica (requires free online registration).
  • Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body Online
    The edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings - many in color - from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries.

Professional Organizations

Career Guides

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Statistics in Occupational Therapy

  • National Center for Health Statistics
    Provided by the Centers for Disease Control, this site includes statistical data about U.S. public health topics such as health care, occupational safety, diseases, drug use, birth and death rates, and aging.
  • New York State Department of Health
    Provides links to consumer health information, vital statistics for New York State and a public health forum.

Certification and Licensure

  • National Board for Certification in OT
    The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT®) is a not-for-profit credentialing agency that provides certification for the occupational therapy profession. This body develops the national exam and monitors on-going professional competence.
  • The New York State Education Department
    NYSED’s Office of the Professions provides occupational therapy information specific to New York State including licensure requirements, registered licensee statistics and more.

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