"The practice of Occupational Therapy (OT) means the therapeutic use of occupations (everyday life activities) with persons, groups, and populations for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in the home, schools, workplace, community and other settings."
Please note this guide for resources is only for research and educational purposes and not meant for medical advice.
When answering a Occupational Therapy (OT) related question or making recommendations, be sure to consider the following:
Note: Most of the print OT books and journals are housed in the LSC-Tomball's Library @ the Health Sciences Building.
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Articles from the library's online databases provide you with the most recent, scholarly, peer-reviewed and researched information from journals, magazines and reports in health science including pharmacy technology. See the page titled Find Articles for detailed information and links to the article databases.
Books / eBooks
Use books to get the detailed and historical data and background information on your topic.
Use reference books like dictionaries and encyclopedias to get the basic ideas and the exact definition on a topic. We have online databases like STAT!Ref for medical specific reference books.
The web can be a great source of digital information hub if you select the right sources. Try using government and educational sites for scholarly resources. Also try genuine primary information provided by professional organizations. Check out the sites we have added on the page titled Web Sites of this guide.
To access the databases, enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card when prompted. No college ID or library card? Use your myLoneStar username and password by clicking the link below the barcode login when prompted before entering a database.
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