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The Library offers over one hundred databases and online resources covering research topics, clinical tools, reference sources, news sources, and more. Coverage includes medical topics, education, and many other subject areas.
The Library Databases page allows you to search by type of database:
- Subject Area: Select databases related to your discipline, such nursing or education
- Database Type: Narrow your databases choices by focus including anatomy resources or databases that include ebooks
- Vendor/Providers: You can limit databases to particular database companies, such as EBSCO or ProQuest
Looking for Full-Text?
The databases will not always offer you the full-text of articles, but the Library offers Interlibrary Loan (ILL). This is a service where you can submit an online Interlibrary Loan Request, and Library staff will get the article for you free of charge.
If you need further assistance or have any questions regarding ILL, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 702-777-1740.
What's a database?
Databases are Library tools that allow you to search for articles, e-books, and other materials. The databases on this page are ideal ones to start with for your discipline; go to the Library Databases page for the entire list of databases.
Search by database if you are looking for a topic. If you are searching by a specific article citation or if you are looking for a particular journal title go to the Journals page.
Selected Occupational Therapy Databases
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
CINAHL is the most comprehensive resource for nursing and allied health literature. CINAHL Plus with Full Text indexes over 4,900 journals with full text for more than 770, some dating back to 1937. This resource indexes books, dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, evidence-based care sheets, and more.
Embase is a highly versatile, multipurpose and up-to-date database covering the most important international biomedical literature. Over 8,500 journals from over 90 countries are currently indexed, including all MEDLINE titles and over 2,800 currently indexed journals unique to Embase. Users can search using MeSH indexing or Embase's Emtree indexing.
ICE Learning Center
The ICE Learning Center is a collection of video resources of interest to faculty and students in physical and occupational therapy programs. All videos are filmed with actual patients and therapists in real-life treatment settings, including acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU. Patients with diagnoses involving the musculoskeletal system, nervous system, mental & behavioral disorders, respiratory system, as well as pediatric patients, are included.
Search more than 10,000 citations and abstracts from over 20 global occupational therapy journals going back to 1970.
Search 40,000 citations of books, proceedings, theses and dissertations, unpublished papers, and journal articles on occupational therapy, rehabilitation, education, psychiatry, psychology, health care delivery, and administration in the Wilma L. West Library of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
Contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you to evaluate their validity and interpretability. These ratings will help you to judge the quality and usefulness of trials for informing clinical interventions.
ProQuest One Academic
ProQuest One Academic is a multidisciplinary database that searches journals, dissertations, news, and more. It replaces ProQuest Central.
Provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. It includes over 3 million citations and abstracts of journal articles, books and chapters, gray literature (dissertations, technical and annual reports, consumer brochures, and more), and electronic publications.
Use the PubMed interface to search for biomedical citations. Download Nomad at https://thirdiron.com/downloadnomad/ and link to the full text of journal articles subscribed to by the Jay Sexter Library at TUN.
Search the biomedical literature, including article citations from PubMed and PubMed Central, NIH grants, patents and patent applications, using sophisticated linguistic analysis technology.
Scopus is a citation database which allows you to identify the most influential articles on a topic and to find newer articles that cite older articles. The database includes citations from 1996 to present, as well as citations to scientific web pages, patent records, and conference proceedings.
A point-of-service clinical medicine database providing current information on over 10,000 topics in over 20 specialties. If you are having difficulty logging in and you are a current TUN student, faculty, or staff member please contact UpToDate directly at email@example.com