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OT 692: Policy, Advocacy, Leadership (PAL) Seminar: Getting Started

Print Reference Sources

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Start your search for background information with these resources. Gale Virtual Reference Library includes the full text of over 100 subject encyclopedias spanning multiple disciplines, including the World of Sports Science encyclopedia.

Online Reference Sources

Finding Video Demonstrations

You can find clinical video demonstrations by searching Puget Sound WorldCat or Collins catalog. You can also directly search for streaming videos in ICE video library and Rehabilitation therapy in video through the links below.

What's a tertiary source?

Tertiary sources are excellent starting points!  They consist of information synthesized from primary and secondary sources.  Examples include:

  • Almanacs
  • Chronologies
  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Directories
  • Fact books
  • Guidebooks
  • Indexes, abstracts, bibliographies used to locate primary and secondary sources
  • Manuals
  • Textbooks

These resources give you succinct overviews of your topic, explain scholarly arguments, point out interesting questions, and refer you to especially key sources.