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Online Rehabilitation Science Program: Getting Started

Connecting to library resources from home

 

  • Use Mac ID to login at the point of access from the library's electronic resources - Mac ID is also used to access Avenue to Learn.  Contact Liz Dzaman, RS Administrative Assistant, for information.
  • Use your MAC ID to access wireless Internet networks at other institutions with Eduroam. What is Eduroam?
  • Most of the required readings will be included in the courseware or core textbooks.

Quick links to subject specific resources

For quick links to helpful databases, reference sources, websites, and more, check on the following subject guide:

Occupational Therapy

Physiotherapy

Evidence Based Practice Resources (McMaster)

Health Sciences Library to learn more about our resources and services.

Health Databases

What to do when McMaster does not have electronic access to a journal article

  • Search Library Catalogue.
    • If the Health Sciences Library owns a print copy of the journal, you can request a copy of the article using our photocopying service. Charges are $7 per article + mailing fee. Please contact Neera Bhatnagar to submit your request.
  • Articles not available at McMaster Health Sciences Library
    • Request item via RACER - Interlibrary Loan service
      • Register for RACER account (select Health Sciences Library as your location) (one time registration)
      • Login to RACER - to submit request
      • ***NOTE*** in the Special Instruction box, indicate you are enrolled in the Online Rehabilitation Science program - mail item (some conditions apply - see below) AND in the Pickup Location field, select Health Sciences Library
      • ***NOTE*** Articles will not be mailed to students residing within 40 KM from McMaster University. Items can be picked up in person
  • Search other Library Catalogues

Need Assistance?

There are a number of good online tutorials available for searching OVID, CINAHL, PubMed, RefWorks, etc. and for the Library Catalogue.

Contact the Health Sciences Library Information Desk Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00pm at 905-525-9140 x22327 or by email (hslib@mcmaster.ca).

Contact Us

Health Sciences Library as seen from outside

Health Sciences Library,
McMaster University

1280 Main St. West HSC-2B
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4K1 

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22323
Email: hslib@mcmaster.ca