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*Occupational Therapy: Faculty Resources, Alumni Resources and Professional Development

Library and web resources to support the Occupational Therapy program.

Courtesy Access

Free or low-cost access to a community college's or university's library; usually available to mentors, preceptors, or fieldwork supervisors - ask!  Examples include:

Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono

Husson University

Kennebec Valley Community College

University of Southern Maine

Are you employed or affiliated with a hospital? Many have libraries available to staff.  You can check if your library is a member of the North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries group.

Personal subscriptions to databases

Get your own subscription to an OT index, then use your local libraries to get the article. 

OT Search  - Fee-based bibliographic database from AOTA/AOTF covering the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas. The full-text of the indexed resources is NOT in database. Discounted for AOTA members.

OTDbase - Fee-based database that contains over 10,000 abstracts from more than 20 global OT journals since 1970. First month is $10.

OTseeker (free) - OTseeker is a database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews relevant to occupational therapy interventions. You can sign up for alerts on specific topics.

Apps for OTs

OTs with Apps & Technology blog

App of the Week  - register for a free subscription to Advance; see App Reviews

Apps for Occupational Therapy - free for AOTA members

Organizing Sources and Making Presentations