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Occupational Therapy

Welcome to the Kettering College Library Occupational Therapy LibGuide!

Public Domain (US Navy)

This LibGuide identifies tools and resources for researching topics on Occupational Therapy.

Use the tabs above to browse the various tools and resources available.

Below you will find information and links to resources that will help you  with the research process.

Off-Campus Access, Logins, Passwords, and ID#s

When accessing resources through the campus wifi or off-campus, a login screen will display. To login:

Students: use your Student Portal login and password

Faculty and staff: use your network login and password


To request items from another library, you will be asked to enter your ID#.

Students: use your student ID# + the last 4 digits of your SSN; no SSN? Repeat the last 4 digits of your student ID#

Faculty and staff: use your network login without the k


When requesting items through OhioLINK, you will be asked to select your institution.

Select: Wright State University


Pick-up Materials at Ollie Davis Bldg.

OTD students may have library materials sent to the Ollie Davis Building.

When requesting an item through either the local or OhioLINK catalog, select option P. Ollie Davis Bldg. as your pickup location.

Note:  Items being sent to the Ollie Davis Building must be checked out to the patron at the Kettering College Library and will then be sent by courier to the Ollie Davis Building.  The patron assumes financial responsibility for the item from the time it is checked out until the time it is checked in at Kettering College.

Items with a status of Campus Use cannot be requested for delivery to the Ollie Davis Building.


Writing Resources

APA Template (Professional Format)

Poster Presentations

Printing your Poser

Kettering Health has an account with FedEx/Kinko in Centerville (1189 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Centerville, OH 45459).  Individuals presenting a Kettering ID badge can get a discount on the printing of their poster.

Doing a Review of the Literature

Writing an Annotated Bibliography

Evidence-based Research

Statistics Resources

Journal Evaluation

Preditory Journals/Conferences

Preditory Journals/Conferences

Preditory journals and conferences present themselves as legitimate venues for sharing scholarly research but seek primarily to profit from the fees they charge while failing to provide rigorous evalution and other services traditionally associated with sholarly dissemination of information.

Here are some resources to inform you about these preditory services and help you avoid falling prey to them:

Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access Publisher

Article: Predatory journals: no definition, no defence

Article: Defining predatory journals and responding to the threat they pose: a modified Delphi consensus process

Think.Check.Submit: helps researchers identify trusted journals and publishers for their research. Through a range of tools and practical resources, this international, cross-sector initiative aims to educate researchers, promote integrity, and build trust in credible research and publications.

Predatory Journals and Conferences...Beware

San Jose State University Library LibGuide on Preditory Journals and Conferences

Old Dominion: Identifying Preditory Conferences    

KSCIEN List of Preditory Conferences

Tips on Getting Published

Avoiding Plagiarism


Database Tutorials

Want to know more about using a particular database? Click the link for the database you want to explore.

Reference Librarian

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Kathy Salgado
Kettering College Library
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Kettering, OH 45429
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