National Electronic Library for Health
Occupational Therapy: Clinical Resources: Evidence-Based Practice
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
National Electronic Library
for Health: Occupational Therapist Portal
University. Dal Libraries. Kellogg Library. Occupational Therapy
James Cook University. Library. Occupational Therapy Resources
University. TWU Libraries. Physical Therapy
Libraries. Occupational Therapy Resources
Databases & Indexes
(Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health )(Western
Indexes over 1,000 journals in nursing and related fields with abstracts
from 1986 to the present and indexing from 1982 to the present.
Library (Western Michigan University)
Evidence-based medicine databases including systematic reviews and
a controlled trials register on the effects of health care.
(Western Michigan University)
The Educational Resources Information Center indexes and abstracts
over 2,000 journals and more than 450,000 reports in education and
related fields. The documents are on microfiche in the Education
Library. Covers 1966-present. Updated monthly.
This is the FirstSearch version, also available from CSA and from
the US government.
General Reference Center Gold (Western Michigan
An index of general interest articles from magazines, newspapers,
and reference books on all subjects. Many entries provide full-text
and images. Coverage: 1980-present. Medline
(FirstSearch) (Western Michigan University)
The major index to medical research, from clinical medicine to cellular
and biomolecular biology. Produced by the US National Library of Medicine.
Coverage: 1965 - present. Updated daily.
Health information from the National Library of Medicine presented
accessibly for professionals and nonprofessionals.
One time registration required. Free access to Medline, and access
to full-text medical articles.
A collection of government databases and resources.
Seeker (Occupational Therapy Systematic Evaluation of Evidence)
Devoted to indexing and abstracting evidence based occupational therapy literature. Provides citation and abstract.
Nursing Collection (Western Michigan University)
Indexes hundreds of nursing journals and provides full text access
to over forty of these journals. Searches can be limited just to
full text or review articles. Updated daily.
A collection of databases, and subsets from selected databases, on evidence based systematic reviews. In most cases citations and abstracts are provided.
1887 (Western Michigan University)
Psychological Abstracts BF 1 .P65 (General Stacks)
Covers worldwide literature in psychology and related disciplines.
Journal articles, technical reports, books, book chapters, and dissertations
are included. Coverage: 1887-present. Updated weekly.
Use the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms for subject words:
BF1 .P65x 2001 (Education Lib. and Waldo Ref.)
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's interface for searching
MEDLINE, the major index to medical research, from clinical medicine
to cellular and bimolecular biology. Provides free citations and
abstracts, but limited full text. Coverage: 1966 - present. Updated
weekly. Tips for using PubMed effectively are found in the NLM PubMed
tutorial and UFL PubMed tutorial.
(Western Michigan University)
Database for scientific research that contains the citations and
abstracts of more than 1,800 Elsevier journals in the life, physical,
medical, technical, and social sciences as well as selected full
text articles. Science Direct can be searched as a database or browsed
by individual title. Coverage varies.
for Reviews and Dissemination
OT Seeker (Occupational Therapy
Systematic Evaluation of Evidence)
American Occupational Therapy
American Occupational Therapy Foundation
(National Rehabilitation Information Center) "...Online
gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented
information..." Searchable database.