Changes/Additions to the WCU Library's resources and this Research Guide:
Mar. 22, 2023 Updated Taylor & Francis Article Link for 2023.
Mar. 14, 2023 Videos in Library Skills Videos are kept in Panopto instead of Screencast-o-matic.
Feb. 6, 2023 Updated OCC 514 class presentation PowerPoint slides.
Feb. 1, 2023 CINAHL Plus and MEDLINE Complete databases were replaced with CINAHL Ultimate and MEDLINE Ultimate.
Sep. 20, 2022: Updated OCC 714 class presentation Power Point slides and lecture notes.
Feb. 16, 2022: Added a What's New? box to the Welcome page.
Jan. 31, 2022: Self-paced tutorials on Research Basics and APA were added to the On Demand Videos and Tutorials page, on the WCU Library Webinars Research Guide.
Dec. 10, 2021: New video was added to Searching for Journal Articles.
Sep. 22, 2021: Added lecture slides and notes to MSOT 514, OTD 714 pages, and formatted MSOT 525, OTD 725 lecture notes within the Class Assignments page.
May 8, 2021: Major reformatting of this Research Guide. Moved navigation tabs from the top to the left side; reworded Welcome and Videos; replaced several old pages with new pages; added the new CGS A-Z Database List.
Welcome to the WCU Center for Graduate Studies Library guide to Occupational Therapy for MSOT and OTD students.
This Research Guide was created by West Coast University Library staff members to be a resource for students, faculty, and staff seeking more information about the Library's resources for occupational therapy.
There are also Research Guides for other aspects of the MSOT program and OTD program, such as our Research Basics and APA Help guides.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Start with a quick orientation to the essential skills in the boxes below:
For more detailed tutorials, click the rectangular tabs to the left.
Always start your search from the University Library page on the WCU website or from a database link on one of these Research Guides. (Don't try to sign in from a database or journal publisher's website.)
When you click My Library Account or View Full Text for a book or article in the library catalog, or launch a database, you will be prompted to enter your Library ID and Password.
What's my Library ID? Your Library ID or Username is the start of your WCU email address before the @ sign.
What's my Password? The Library does not set your password for you. You must click the "Set/reset password" link below the Password box to set your password, or to reset your password if you forgot it.
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