Public Health Resources
Literature Search Strategies
For more guidance and information on how to search, go to the Literature Searching Services page. Remember, if and when you get stuck, don't struggle - contact us!
Typical question formats to address topics in epidemiology look like:
How does ___________ relate to ____________?
Think about your core concepts (exposure/outcome). Keep search terms simple, and pay attention to keywords and other terms you see referenced in relevant articles. You can use those terms if you need to revise your search.
Public health evidence may not be available within some of the top level categories of evidence. Still, there are more systematic reviews being published within the public health literature, and successful evidence based public health relies on the “best” available evidence - essentially, you want to find the literature that’s as high up on the pyramid as you can.
Background Information (start here!)
Biomedical/Social-Ecological Literature (gather evidence)
Public Health e-Journal Collection
Health Interventions Appraisal
Open-Access Journal Resources (more "evidence")
How to read scholarly journal articles
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