Available to search at the COT library.


Visitors to the Library can access the principal allied health databases, including:

  • AMED - Allied and Complementary Medicine has a selection of journals in complementary medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry, palliative care and other professions allied to medicine
  • CINAHL - Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature is the most comprehensive resource for nursing and allied health literature
  • Cochrane - A suite of databases of systematic reviews and clinical trails
  • HMIC - Health Management Information Consortium is a compilation of data from two sources, the Department of Health's Library and Information Services and King's Fund Information and Library Service
  • MEDLINE - (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
  • OTDBASE - International occupational therapy journal literature
  • OTSeeker - Australian resource that evaluate systematic reviews
  • PSYCINFO - Psychology and related disciplines provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines
  • Social Policy and Practice - Includes "grey literature" sources such as semi-published reports, surveys and statistics on topics including Public health, Social care, Mental and community health, Homelessness, Housing, Children and families and Older People


Freely available through the internet