Library & Publications

We meet the learning needs of our members with professional library services, resources and specialist publications.

Whether you are an occupational therapy support worker, a technical instructor, a pre-registration student or a qualified occupational therapist, we support your learning needs with expert library services and resources.
College publications cover all aspects of professional practice, from ethics and professional standards through to the latest guidance and guidelines.
Our two monthly publications, the British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT) and OTnews, keep members up-to-date on the latest research and news from the professional community in the UK and around the world.
BAOT members also enjoy access to ebooks and ejournals, including the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapists (CJOT), theAmerican Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) and the Australian Occupational Therapy Journal (AOTJ).

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COT resources available to you when dealing with CCGs

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 08:59
The Library team has completed a trawl of the COT website for resources that we think would support members in England when engaging with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) on a local level. ... Read more

Participation in occupation the focus in February’s special BJOT

Wed, 20/02/2013 - 16:22
Mary Law is the guest editor for a special extended... Read more

The Princess Royal’s visit marks 75 years of Occupational Therapy education in Scotland

Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:21
Today, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will... Read more

The OT year ahead mapped out in January’s OTnews

Wed, 02/01/2013 - 15:02
The news agenda for 2013 is laid out in January’s... Read more

Neurological practice and equipment in December’s BJOT

Thu, 20/12/2012 - 11:33
International research teams have written pieces for... Read more

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