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Library Orientation for Occupational Therapy (OT)

This guide includes several occupational therapy resources and information to assist you with your research.


This guide provides information about using Scopus to find articles and citations. 

  • Use Scopus when you would like to see results similar to an article you've already found
  • Scopus is great for identifying a specific author's scholarly output
  • Scopus can return results ranked by number of times cited, as well as ranked by relevance or date
  • Scopus often contains live links to the reference's full text
  • Scopus is also good for "forward searching" as it shows who has cited an article (with live links to those citations as well!)

About Scopus

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and web sources. It includes:

  • over 75 million citations, many with links to full text
  • 25,000 different journals from 5000 publishers, including open source
  • 5.5 million conference papers (proceedings and journals)
  • includes over 95% of MEDLINE citations

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