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Public Health Research Guide

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Written by scholars or experts in the field. Scholarly articles, also called academic articles, can be found using databases and cover a wide range of topics and can either be original research or analysis of an issue or topic.

Features of Scholarly Sources

  • Usually take the form of books or journal articles.
  • Often peer-reviewed.
  • Generally, present in-depth analysis or summaries of a topic.

Finding Scholarly Sources: Public Health

Public Health overlaps with many areas and other subject-specific databases may need to be consulted depending on the topic studied.

Additional Subject Specific Databases

Multidisciplinary Research Databases

Statistical Databases

Illinois and US Government Sources

International and Other Statistical Sources

Tests and Instruments

Government Agencies/Information

Other Resources

You can search the library website for books and other materials and request them for pick up at the library. UIS Library is also a member of I-Share, which means our students can access materials available at other Illinois colleges and universities. Watch this short video to learn more about how to search and request materials.

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