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Leading and Managing Occupational Therapy Services - Brent Braveman
ISBN: 9780803611924
Publication Date: 2005-08-16

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Occupational Therapy with Elders - Rene Padilla
ISBN: 9780323072267
Publication Date: 2011-01-01


Evidence-Based Practice

The process of evidence-based practice in occupational therapy: Informing clinical decisions

This seminal article written in 2000 by Sally Bennett and John W. Bennett explains and clarifies the topic of EBP in OT.  Used with permission from the Australian Occupational Therapy Journal.  

Evidence-based Occupational Therapy

This website has been designed in partnership with international colleagues to provide strategies, knowledge and resources to aid occupational therapists in finding and using evidence.

The American Occupational Therapy Association

This part of the AOTA website provides evidence-based practice resources and research.

Journal Articles

Montante Family Library Occupational Therapy Databases  List of primary databases used to find full-text articles and abstracts in the field of occupational therapy.

Pubmed  PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Directory of Public Access Journals DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.  Open access means that the full text of the articles is free.  The database is easily filtered by subject and searched using keywords.

Digital Commons Network  Free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

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Subject Specific Library Resources

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Introduction to Occupational Therapy - Barbara Sabonis-Chafee; Susan M. Hussey; Jane Clifford O'Brien
Call Number: RM735.4 .S22 2007
ISBN: 9780323033695
Publication Date: 2007-04-03

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Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence - Karen Jacobs; Nancy MacRae; Karen Sladyk
Call Number: RM735 .O323 2014
ISBN: 9781617116384
Publication Date: 2014-03-15

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The Developing Person Through the Life Span - Kathleen Stassen Berger
Call Number: BF713 .B463 2008
ISBN: 9780716760726
Publication Date: 2007-11-02

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Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System - Donald A. Neumann
Call Number: QP303 .N465 2010
ISBN: 9780323039895
Publication Date: 2009-12-01

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Research in Occupational Therapy - Gary Kielhofner
Call Number: RM735 .K54 2006
ISBN: 9780803615250
Publication Date: 2006-06-06

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