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Physical Therapist Assistant Resources in the JSCC Library: Home

This guide will assist Physical Therapy Assistant students to find information in the JSCC Library

Finding a book

Drug Information

Finding journal articles

Media Resources

Reference books

Web Resources

Finding Professional Information using Google Scholar

Google Scholar enables you to find a professional journal that you might not find using a library database.  However, the full article is only available in about half the searches.  Look for the link on the right hand side of the search results for those materials that are fully available.

Google Scholar Search

Searching Google to find a blog or chat room

To find a blog or chat room or a .com website dealing with a topic, you will want to do a search like this:

tuberculosis (your topic)  blog   (you could substitute the word "support group", "chat room" or some other similar topic

Need Help? Ask a Librarian!

If you need help finding information, please call the JSCC Library reference desk at 424-3520, extension 50572. 

You can also chat with a librarian when the chat service is online, or you can send a message when the chat service is offline.
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Difference Between a Scholarly Source and a Popular Source

Evidence Based Medicine

"Evidence-based medicine is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values."

(Sackett D et al. Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM, 2nd edition. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 2000, p.1)

PTA Periodicals in Print in the JSCC Library

Pediatric Physical Therapy