This guide will introduce you to Gleeson Library resources that are essential for graduate public health students. It includes links to select databases, as well as tutorials and guides.
Select COVID-19 related literature and data
These videos demonstrate how to use the Library's Ignacio catalog to discover and access books in print and electronic format. The first video executes a simple keyword search for a book title and the second video utilizes the catalog's advanced search screen and filters.
Google Search Tip
The open web (the web that is searchable using Google) is an excellent resource for health data. Limiting to .gov sites using the "site:" operator can be particularly helpful. For example, the following Google search heart disease epidemiology site:gov will bring back results about the epidemiology of heart disease from the CDC; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; MedlinePlus; as well as state and local public health departments.
Watch the brief video below for more Google search tips
Find more information about the TOXNET suite of databases in the Environmental Health guide
Find completed MPH Capstone Projects, and learn about the USF institutional repository submission process.
View past USF MPH Capstone projects
A series of 3 short videos on RefWorks basics: signing up for an account, adding and organizing content to RefWorks, and creating in-text citations and bibliographies.
Two videos that address formatting in-text citations and references.