Occupational Therapy


Databases

* = MSL/UMS-funded
M = Mobile Site

Allied and Complementary Medicine (AMED)
The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database (AMED) covers journals in complementary medicine, palliative care, and several professions allied to medicine, 1985 on. (M)

CINAHL Complete with Full Text
The definitive database for nursing and allied health (occupational and physical therapy, nurse anesthesia, physician assistants, sports medicine) covering 1,200 leading journals and providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL.  CINAHL Searching Tips. (M)

Cochrane Collection Plus
Cochrane Collection Plus is an essential source of high quality health care data for both providers, patients and those responsible for researching, teaching, funding and administrating at all levels of the medical profession. It combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
The Cochrane Database includes the full text of regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare from The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: Complete reviews - Regularly updated Cochrane Reviews, prepared and maintained by Collaborative Review Groups.  Protocols - Protocols (background, objectives and methods) for reviews currently being prepared. (M)

Medline - EBSCO
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. Funding for EBSCO Medline provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

Medline - PubMed
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; English abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. PubMed Tutorials. (M)

Natural Standard
Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100 eminent academic institutions.
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OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence)
OTseeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence)--OTseeker contains abstracts of systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions.

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Provides users with healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.  Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1000 titles, with over 875 in full-text. Also includes Joanna Briggs Institute resources, Cultural Competency Briefs, training videos and more.

Rehabilitation Reference Center
Rehabilitation Reference Center (RRC) is an evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. RRC provides physical therapists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation students with the best available evidence for their information needs.

 

Catalogs

The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to occupational therapy. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


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