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OTA Program: Searching the Databases

This library guide details the library resources available for Occupational Therapy Assistant students.

About Polk State Library Databases

Polk State Library Databases are your gateway to online articles including peer-reviewed and evidence based articles. The page below will teach you to Access the databases, efficiently search the databases & has short video tutorials.

Accessing Databases

Polk State Libraries provide you access to over 100 databases.  They can be viewed alphabetically, in an A-Z list, or they can be filtered by subject. Click here to access the library databases! You login with your Passport account information.


Database Tutorials


CINAHL Complete Database - The worlds most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature. 

Nursing & Allied Health Database - (ProQuest) - Access articles and graphics from more than 270 nursing-related publications, including Nursing, Nursing Management, RN, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Patient Care Management.

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