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Physical Therapy: Recommended Resources

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Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.

Open Educational Resources for PTA

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The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for all areas of healthcare, including physical therapy/physical therapist assistant. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.

Browsing the Stacks

Healthcare books are located in the 610 section of the library. This includes all areas of healthcare.

Books specifically about physical therapy and physical therapist assistants are located in 615-616.

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Subject Librarians

Jean Shumway
724-287-8711 ext. 8296