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The primary mission of the Library is to support the educational, research, and outreach objectives of the University by:

  • organizing and providing access to information resources, both on-site and through remote access, and
  • promoting the necessary conditions for their effective use, organization, and maintenance.

Its secondary mission is to provide the same services to residents of the Eastern Oklahoma region.

Occupational Therapy and NSU Libraries

For an excellent collection of library resources specific to Occupational Therapy, click on the link below!


Welcome to the Course Guide for OCTH 5903 - Research in Occupational Therapy!

Use the above tabs to navigate through the variety of resources available to you from the library and/or online. Remember to scroll down to the bottom of each page to access all of the resources available in this Course Guide.

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions - or if you wish to set up an individual (one-on-one) consultation - please use the information on the right to contact me or schedule an appointment.  You can also make an email reference request or set up a research consultation by using the Ask a Librarian link below.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this library instruction:

  1. The student will be able to identify research sources and services available through the library.
  2. The student will be able to find and access relevant database resources.
  3. The student will be able to identify search terms and perform a directed, exhaustive literature search.
  4. The student will be able to utilize Boolean logic and filters for limiting their search results.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Our NSU Interlibrary Loan service provides access to materials from other libraries or those not held in the NSU Libraries collections. ILL services are available to all students, faculty, and staff in the NSU community at no charge.

Interlibrary Loan requests can be submitted and tracked electronically on or off campus through your ILL account, providing secure access, convenience, and expedient processing and delivery.

To login and place an Interlibrary Loan request, use the account link below. If you are searching for items in our Discovery catalog interface, simply click the "Request via Interlibrary Loan" button to create a request.

Instructor of Library Services

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Jannette DeMary
JVL 214B1
(918) 444-3263

Useful Information

CLASS DESCRIPTION: Students explore quantitative and qualitative methodologies including locating and understanding research literature and collecting and analyzing data. Students will critique and interpret evidence-based practice using the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Below are some general links to resources you may find useful.


Many thanks to NSU-BA librarians Tom Rink and Brandon Martin, and JVL librarians Sarah Whittle and Maria Souliotis, for providing the foundational materials for this LibGuide.