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Occupational Therapy - Denton

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American Occupational Therapy Association

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Occupational Therapy - Denton Department Contact Information

Department of
Occupational Therapy - Denton
MCL Building 810
P.O. Box 425648
Denton, Texas 76204-5648
940.898.2801 [phone]
940.898.2806 [fax]

The following databases contain information on Occupational Therapy. Hover over a database name for details.

Effective Searching must be planned and methodical. Below are suggested steps for searching.

1. Know your topic. (Background Information)
Dates, names, spellings, definitions, symptoms, etc.

2. List all the search terms for the topic you can think of.
Think SYNONYMS: Formal, Informal, and Technical

3. Ask yourself where might information on your topic be located. 
       Internet? Books? Newspapers? Journals? 

4. Choose your search tool.
      TWUniversal?  A Database?  Google?  Google Scholar?

5. Decide which information format you want.
Article?  Video?  Book Chapter?  Audio file?  Image?

6. Make a plan.
     Database  +  search terms X, Y & Z  +  peer-review

7. Explore your topic in several places. 
      Analyze your results. Which search terms work best?

8. Search again and again and again.
      Keep testing search terms in different databases.

9. Archive your citations in RefWorks.
      Let RefWorks create your Bibliography automatically.

10. Can't find what you are looking for?
      Ask the Librarian assigned to this Subject Guide for help.

Example Database Search for articles:

Database Search Example with Boolean

Example Google Scholar Search for articles:

Google Scholar Search example with Boolean


Occupational Therapy Research and Studies

Occupational Therapy Research and Studies

Updates from PubMed MeSH term "Occupational Therapy"

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