The Library

Occupational Therapy

Introduction to the Library

Research Support

A range of support for researchers is available from the Library, including advice on information sources, open access publishing, journal rankings and metrics, and unique digital identifiers such as ORCiD.

Once you have explored the general information on these subject pages and the Library's Research page, please contact your Academic Librarian if you would like to book a one-to-one appointment to discuss the information aspects of your PhD, master's thesis or other piece of independent research.

Your Subject Guide

This guide is designed as a starting point for exploring research about healthcare and related disciplines.  In each of the tabs, you'll find a variety of information resources which have been selected as a good starting point for research in that area.  In addition to these, there thousands of other books, journals, research articles, and videos that are available to you via the following links:

Reading lists

Your lecturers have created a bespoke reading lists to support each of your modules. These contain books, articles and other relevant materials and are a great place to start your research. 

You can find them in MyBeckett. 

Other guides for Health related subjects

Introduction to the Library

If you have not yet attended a Library induction, or just need a refresher on Library services, you may wish to view this fifteen minute tutorial, which offers an overview of the available support and resources, from how to access ebooks and journals to assistance with study skills.

It should help you to use the Library - but if you have any questions, please do contact us.

There is also an online tutorial to help with referencing.