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PUH 101 -- Introduction to Public Health (Fall 2020): Library Resources

Background Information

Whether you are trying to select a topic or already have in mind one that would interest you, doing some background reading on your topic can place it in context, giving you a more concrete way to focus your searching. It can often summarize history and the issues and help identify important research, making it easier to search scholarly journals.

Electronic resources listed here might be a good places to start.

Books Collection

You can search for books and ebooks using LION One Search or the cataLION.

In addition to searching the phrase public health, try

  • communicable diseases
  • health services
  • medical policy

Or try searching for a specific disease, e.g. ebola

You can also search our ebook collections separately:

Professional or Scholarly Journal Databases

Off-campus users will be asked to enter their LionLink username and password to access the library’s databases. Call 610-921-7211 or email for assistance.

Magazines & Newspapers