The libraries listed below have extensive online databases in which you can search for and get copies of the older driver articles listed in the bibliography:
OT SEARCH is a fee-based resource. Individuals may subscribe online here by credit card. Institutions must download and complete an application and return it with a check or paid purchase order to
4720 Montgomery Lane
PO Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
The library for the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) operates as a national clearinghouse of occupational therapy information. Librarians can assist in performing literature searches, obtain factual information for specific queries, provide guidance on additonal sources of information, or send photocopies of documents in compliance with copyright laws. Click here for details.
Subscribers may also email requests directly to the library from OT SEARCH. Go to the Information Request Form
on the AOTF Web site.
Wilma L. West Library
The following OT Practice older driver articles are available in print for a nominal fee from the AOTA/AOTF Wilma L. West Library. Visit the Library.
National Library of Medicine and MEDLINE/PubMed
- In the Clinic: Developing a Standard Driving Test Route for Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury, Alane Williams, April 1999, pp. 63-64
- Time to Stop? The Dilemma of Older Driver Rehabilitation, Bethany Walls, September 1999, pp. 24-32
- On the Road Again? OT and the Older Driver, Susan Pierce, January 1998, pp. 30-32
- News Item: Older Persons Will Need OT to Stay in the Driver’s Seat, Laura Collins, December 6, 1999, p. 7
- CE Article: Driving Issues of the Older Adult, Donna L. Stressel, July 3, 2000, pp. CE1-CE8
- Careers: Launching a Driver Education Program, Meghan Gourley, July 22, 2002, pp. 10-11
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Web site offers many resources, including MEDLINE/PubMed, MedlinePlus and, under "Health Information," NIHSeniorHealth. There are no fees involved. To access the NLM catalog, select "Library Catalog & Services."