Guidelines for Occupational Therapy
Table of Contents1. Purpose
2. General Collection Guidelines
D. Publication Date
E. Treatment of Subject
F. Types of Materials and Formats
3. Area Resources
4. Related Subject Policy Statements
5. Subjects and Collecting Levels
To support study, instruction, clinical research and practice for the BS in Occupational Therapy and the MS in Occupational Therapy from the School of Allied Health Professions.
Students preparing to assist patients to develop, restore or maintain their occupational functioning must have an understanding of the theory and concepts underlying human behavior and development, mastery of technical skills, and knowledge of the larger health care system. Students must also be prepared to manage services, to validate their practice, and to educate others.
2. General Collection Guidelines.
English is the primary language of the monograph collection. on-English journal titles are acquired only if the majority of articles are in English. Translations into English are in all cases preferred over the original language.
Emphasis is on the past twenty years. Special efforts are made to obtain the most current materials dealing with the technical aspects of occupational therapy. Historical works are obtained on a selective basis.
Types of Materials and Formats.
The majority of the material acquired is in the form of books and periodicals. This includes encyclopeidas, directories, medical dictionaries, indexes, handbooks, and proceedings and conferences of private agencies and professional associations. Other acquired instructional and research formats for the collection include microform research collections, online databases, CD-ROM products, films, videos, and audiocassettes. Non-print materials are housed in the Tompkins-McCaw Learning Resource Center.
3. Area Resources.
ULS is a depository library for US Government Documents and Virginia State Documents. ULS collects extensively from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
4. Related Subject Policy Statements.
See policies in Psychology, Sociology, Biology, Anatomy, Physical Therapy, and Medicine.
5. Subjects and Collecting Levels.
|Subject||Call Number Range||Present||Desired|
|Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons||HD7255-7256||C1||B|
Collection-centered; list checking, either in its entirety or using samplings from:
- Haselbauer, Kathleen J.
to the Health Sciences: Medical, Nutritional, and Environmental. New
York: Greenwood Press, 1987.
Nursing and Allied Health Literature. [CD-ROM.] Lowell, MA: SilverPlatter, 1987-1989.