PH101: Introduction to Population Health (Stone)

Tips for locating articles and selecting appropriate databases for your research

Scholarly Articles

Library databases search across a variety of information formats (books, news articles, magazine articles, media, technical reports, etc.), but a bulk of the information indexed in these databases typically includes scholarly articles, which are published in scholarly journals. In this context, "scholarly article" means a research-based article written by researchers to communicate new findings, analyses, or discussions with other researchers. Most types of scholarly articles are peer reviewed by other subject experts prior to being published.

Core Databases for Population Health Research

The following databases are are the top recommended search resources to use at the beginning of your population health research process to search broadly for scholarly articles and other scientific information resources.

Supplementary Databases For Population Health Research

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