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Public Health (including Health Promotion)

A guide to quality public health and health promotion information

What is this guide about?

This guide provides links to subject specific information.  To learn how to search for information, see the How to ...Guides.

Use the tabs along the top to navigate through this guide.

 Woman doing yoga stretch

Featured health database

Topical video

Getting started

Before searching for information, make sure you understand the task.

Task
1. Analyse the task to identify keywords and topics, then develop a search strategy

Look up
2. Find the meaning of words in a dictionary

Books
3. Find academic books to broaden your knowledge of key concepts and terminology

Articles
4. Find academic journal articles and current research

Cite
5. Save the citation of any source you plan to use

Qualitative vs quantitative studies

A quick and amusing 8 minute intro to the the two major types of research


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