E-Journals & Databases




The American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) is an official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which represents the professional interests and concerns of more than 140,000 occupational therapists, assistants, and students nationwide.


The British Journal of Occupational Therapy (BJOT) publishes peer-reviewed articles with international relevance that advance knowledge in research, practice, education, and policy in occupational therapy. The journal has been established since 1938 and is owned by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists, published with SAGE since 2015. It is published monthly and is peer reviewed, with complete editorial independence from the Royal College.


The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy was first published in September 1933. Since that time, it has fostered advancement and growth in occupational therapy scholarship. The mission of the journal is to provide a forum for leading-edge occupational therapy scholarship that advances theory, practice, research, and policy. The vision is to be a high-quality scholarly journal that is at the forefront of the science of occupational therapy and a destination journal for the top scholars in the field, globally.


The Australian Occupational Therapy Journal is a leading international peer reviewed publication presenting influential, high quality innovative scholarship and research relevant to occupational therapy. The journal is the official research publication of the professional peak body, Occupational Therapy Australia. The journal publishes empirical studies, theoretical papers, reviews and invited scholarly commentary.



FOCUS offers practical educational and treatment suggestions for teachers, trainers, and parents of persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disabilities. It also offers original research reports, position papers reflecting diverse philosophical and theoretical positions, effective intervention procedures, descriptions of successful programs, and media reviews.


The Journal of Special Education (JSE) provides research articles and scholarly reviews on special education for individuals with mild to severe disabilities.

Spectrum—the leading source of news and expert opinion on the latest developments in autism research.

Occupational Therapy International is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal which publishes original research articles, review articles and clinical studies reflecting the practice of occupational therapy worldwide. Priority for publication will be given to research articles that provide recommendations for evidence-based occupational therapy practice and demonstrate the effectiveness of a specific occupational therapy intervention.


Since the launch in the fall of 2008, Autism Spectrum News has been providing a trusted source of science-based autism information, education, and quality resources in the community. All of the information, education, resources, events, etc. that you will find here are proven-effective best-practices and are based in science. Autism Spectrum News provides content that will guide individuals, parents and service providers in the right direction from the very beginning, while taking efforts to avoid the promotion of unsafe and unproven interventions and treatment methods..


PsycBITE is a database that catalogs studies of cognitive, behavioral and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment. These studies are rated for methodological quality.


REHAB+ incorporates the McMasterPLUS email notifications system and searchable database of best evidence from healthcare literature of particular interest to rehabilitation professionals.


SpeechBITE is a database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice. SpeechBITE includes systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials, non-randomised controlled trials, case series, and single case designs.


National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is a virtual repository of learning resources which is not just a repository with search/browse facilities but provides a host of services for the learner community. It is sponsored and mentored by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India, through its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). It is developed, operated and maintained from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.


Autism-Open Access is an academic journal that deals with the autism related developmental disorders in children and covers current research in this field. This scientific journal includes a wide range of fields in its discipline to create a platform for the authors to make their contribution towards the journal and the editorial office promises subjects the submitted manuscripts for peer review to ensure quality of publishing.



BMC has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine. In 1999 we made high quality research open to everyone who needed to access it – and in making the open access model sustainable, we changed the world of academic publishing.


Allied Academies is an established and reputed publisher which started publishing in the year 1994. Initially the focus of the group was to organize conferences and publish articles in the realm of Business and Management, with time the publisher expanded the subject scope and presently focusing on other subject areas.

All articles in open access journals which are published by Elsevier have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Comprehensive database of biomedical literature. Comprises more than 26 million citations from published, peer reviewed biomedical literature and in-press publications including MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Elyns Group publishes articles in Science, Technical and Medical (STM) disciplines with more than 50 quality journals. All the journals are peer reviewed and published online under open access system. Elyns accepts high quality original research articles, clinical case reports, editorials, reviews, conference proceedings etc.


UpToDate is evidence based, physician authored clinical decision support resource. The content includes 10,500 topic reviews within 24 subspecialty areas.