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Physical Therapy Research Guide: Welcome
Welcome to the Physical Therapy Research Guide! This Research Guide was created by West Coast University Librarians to be a resource for students, faculty, and staff seeking more information about the West Coast University Library's resources for Physical Therapy. If you need further assistance, the Have a Question? box has links to information about how to contact us.
Your librarians are still on duty online during the COVID-19 outbreak. See the Continuity of Library Services research guide.
Library Skills Videos
Interlibrary Loan (How to)
Do you need access to journal articles or books that we don't carry? You can request them from other libraries using Interlibrary Loan! This video explains the process for requesting an ILL, and various ways to access the request form.
Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research
During your studies you will be asked to locate various articles that deal with both qualitative and quantitative research. What is qualitative/quantitative research? What is the difference between the two? And how do I go about searching for them? This video briefly discusses the different methods of research, and how to identify them based on various keywords and search terms.
Do you need tutoring assistance? Tutor.com is a 24/7 online tutoring service for students. Students have a total duration of 90 minutes per month. The duration starts from the first day of the month and ends on the last day of the month. If the month's full 90 minutes are not used, they lose that time (i.e., there is no roll-over); and it resets for 90 minutes for the next month
What is my Library ID and Password?
Need help accessing library resources? Are you being asked to log in using your library ID and password? Not sure how to log in? This video walks you through the process of setting/re-setting your library ID/password so that you can access all the resources the library has to offer!
Plagiarism & Paraphrasing
(Video: 4 min. 12 sec.) Do you need a refresher on standards for plagiarism and paraphrasing? This video reviews the standards of plagiarism (according to West Coast University Academic Honor Code) as well as methods to use when paraphrasing sources.
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