Students in the OTA Program at RVCC can work with any of the librarians if they have questions or research problems. OTA Students also have a liaison librarian, Alyssa Valenti, who is familiar with the course sequence, books and resources which support your program here at RVCC. Alyssa has availability for one-on-one help, email help, chat and phone help. Please reach out or schedule an appointment to get to know your friendly librarian!
Our goals for today's class:
Understand scholarly communication in the occupational therapy discipline
Identify different source types and understand why you would choose to use one or the other
Understand how scholarly journals are organized
Deconstruct and interpret a specific scholarly journal
Locate OT journals available in the library
Name the basic databases available for OT research