Journal articles typically present the most up-to-date information. However, books can be useful resources when you need more background information or would like a comprehensive overview on a topic. Remember that it is usually not necessary to read an entire book. Often a few chapters, a diagram, or an essay within a book can be very useful! Use the ICC Library On-Line Catalog to search for books by title, author, or keyword.
In the Spring of 2014 the American Occupational Therapy Association published the Occupational Therapy Framework: Domain and Process, 3rd Ed. This document leads all occupational therapy professionals in their work.
Here are just a few Health-related titles available at the ICC Library. Please note that several of these titles are located at the Peoria Campus library:
The On-Line AOTA practice guidelines have links to articles and other online information. Use the Academic One File database to access the AJOT articles on the page (various articles are member only).
Topics covered are:
Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Children's Mental Health