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Hilary Lace

Office: 520-321-3244



Journals and Magazines

In Print:

AJOT (American Journal of Occupational Therapy)

OT Practice


Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners  A biweekly news magazine, serving OT personnel nationwide. Print subscriptions are free to qualified OT practitioners and OT Students. Digital Edition available at this link, to anyone who wants to view.

Aging Well Magazine Free online version of Aging Well magazine. Print subscription is available free of charge via registration at their site.

Directory of Open Access Journals This service covers free, full-text, quality-controlled scientific and scholar journals.

International Journal of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Public Library of Science Free open access peer-reviewed journals. Subject areas include: biology, medicine, genetics, pathogens, and more.

Today in Occupational Therapy Provides information on job opportunities and free continuing education opportunities on a variety of OT related topics.  Also provides a free online and print subscription to their magazine, Today in OT.

Also check our A-Z of Online Journal Titles in the online library.


Health News

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BMC Resources

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Medical Databases

Students, logon to your student portal and click the "Library" link for access to these databases.

Faculty, logon to the Faculty Online Library at

Choose: Find by Resource>All Resources, then choose your database or group of databases.


A-Z of Online Journal Titles--Use this tool to browse the list of journals available in our online collections or to locate a specific journal title in our databases.   

The Cochrane Library--Independent high-quality evidence for health care decision making.

ICE Video Library --The ICE Video Library provides professionally filmed visual resources to support allied health programs, especially the fields of physical therapy and occupational therapy. Actual patients and therapists are captured on the videos in a variety of treatment settings such as acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU.

Learning Express Library--Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of the Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

Literati by Credo--Literati by Credo Database is an online tool designed to make your research faster and more efficient.  With a multi-disciplinary topic base, It’s great for overviews of almost any subject, definitions of complex or scholarly terms and images from several reference sources.  In effect, it is your reliable alternative to Internet searching.  Literati now also features an Anatomy and Physiology Video Collection, with films that are short but very informative.

 Virtual Training Company--Provides tutorials in QuickTime and Flash formats for programs related to animation, audio, business applications, graphics & page layout, Web development, multimedia, video, and much more.   For username and password, please visit the News & Announcements section on the library portal homepage or stop by the library.

EBSCOHost Databases

Academic Search Complete--Multi-disciplinary database featuring full-text scholarly journals, periodicals, reports, books, and more from over 9,100 publications (over 86% peer-reviewed/scholarly) with coverage from 1887 to present.  Presents broad global coverage of subject areas including business and economics, health and medicine, news and world affairs, science, education, technology, humanities, social sciences, psychology, literature, law, and women's studies. 

CINAHL Plus with Full Text--Provides a focus on nursing and allied health with access to 760 full-text journals and 275 full-text books dating to 1937.  Also includes 130 evidence-based care sheets and 170 quick lessons providing disease and treatment overviews.

Consumer Health Complete--Coverage on topics including aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, and more through full-text health reference books, encyclopedias, health reports, consumer health pamphlets, and leaflets.  Also includes medical images and diagrams and over 2,000 Health Daily videos from NBC Digital Health Network. 

eBook Academic Collection--Full-text access to over 113,000 electronic books with unlimited user access.  Subject areas covered by this collection include art, business and economics, education, language arts, literary criticism, medicine, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science, technology, and more.  Allows for user download to personal computer/mobile systems.  Users can create personalized bookshelves, highlight books, and add notes and bookmarks. 

eBook Community College Collection--Full-text access to over 48,000 electronic books with unlimited user access.  This multidisciplinary collection is focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges.  The information available in this collection varies from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their area(s) of study. Allows for user download to personal computer/mobile systems.  Users can create personalized bookshelves, highlight books, and add notes and bookmarks. 

GreenFILE--Full-text access to more than 9,100 records connecting the environment with disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology.  Popular topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. 

Mental Measurements with Full Text--Guide to over 3,000 contemporary testing instruments related to psychology, education, business, and leadership.

Points of View Reference Center--Presents topic overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument) for topics including abortion, censorship, global issues, human rights, medicine and ethics, national debate topics, substance abuse, war and peace, and more.  Offers 1,300 main essays, political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books.  Provides Guide to Critical Analysis to aid in evaluation. 

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)-Offers560 full-text journals relating to fields of psychology and behavioral sciences.  Subjects covered include:  anthropology, emotional and behavioral characteristics, mental processes, observational and experimentalmethods, psychiatry and psychology, and more. 

Subject Related Websites


National Center for Biotechnology Information (Books) Access to free full-text biomedical and life sciences books.

OT Seeker A database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to OT. Easy access to trials from a wide range of sources.

Scirus Search Engine The most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Searches over 380 million science-specific web pages to allow for quick retrieval of scholarly, scientific, technical and medical data on the Web.


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    Search the Library Catalog

     BMC Tucson Library Catalog

    Search the Library Catalog to find books and DVDs available in the Library. 

    New Book Titles

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    Clinical decision making : case studies for the occupational therapy assistant - Jennifer L. Theis
    Call Number: RM735.3 .T44 2010
    ISBN: 1435425766

    Cover Art
    Interventions, effects, and outcomes in occupational therapy : adults and older adults - Mary Law, Mary Ann McColl
    Call Number: RM735 .L387 2010
    ISBN: 1556428804

    Cover Art
    Occupational therapy for children - edited by Jane Case-Smith, Jane Clifford O'Brien
    Call Number: RJ53 .O25 O22 2010
    ISBN: 032305658X


    Available in the Library

    Clinical decisions in therapeutic exercise : planning and implementation / [edited] by John Nyland.  Call Number: RM725 .C57 2006 

    Cognitive and perceptual rehabilitation : optimizing function / Glen Gillen.  Call Number: RC388.5 .G55 2008 

    The COTA examination review guide / Caryn R. Johnson, Tina DeAngelis, Arlene Lorch.  Call Number: RM735.32 .J64 2002 

    Diagnostic criteria from DSM-IV-TR / American Psychiatric Association.  Call Number: RC455.2.C4 D543 2000

    Quick reference dictionary for occupational therapy / edited by Karen Jacobs, Laela Jacobs.  Call Number: RM735 .J345 2009 

    Taber's cyclopedic medical dictionary [2009] / edited by Donald Venes.  Call Number: R121 .T18 2009


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