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This is a research guide for Professor Nedorost's PTA 100 course, offering assistance in using the library's online databases.
From your assignment:
Physical Therapy is a service profession that is based in science. To ensure that our interventions are "evidence based" therapists need to access current professional literature. Periodicals and research studies are the usual ways we learn about advances in our field.
The library databases index or keep track of published articles, and by learning to search them effectively, you will gain access to a wealth of information related to Physical Therapy.
The pages in this guide focus on electronic resources available through the Oakton Community College Library website available at:
Since we will not be meeting in-person for library research instruction, please feel free to chat with a librarian during our traditional business hours, or schedule an in-depth research consultation appointment for for additional assistance.