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Occupational Therapy


Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Subject Guide!  This guide is intended for students, staff, faculty and researchers and provides guidance on how to find relevant information for those in the field of Occupational Therapy.

Working on your OT Capstone Project?  Check out our special OT Capstone Project guide at the link below.

Looking for Physical Therapy resources?  We recently reorganized our OT/PT Guide into two separate guides.  Check out the new dedicated Physical Therapy Guide at the link below.

Learning Outcomes

After reviewing this guide, users will have a better understanding of how to:

  • Locate information relevant in Occupational Therapy research
  • Be aware of a wide variety of Occupational Therapy resources available through the OSU Health Sciences Library
  • Describe Evidence Based Practice 
  • Develop an appropriate search strategy based on their PICO question
  • Cite their sources according to the APA style
  • Familiar with citation managers offered by OSU to help collect, organize, and cite references
  • Know who to contact for additional research help