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Public Health (CLAS)

Welcome to the Public Health (CLAS) Research Guide! This is designed to outline library resources that are available to WSU students, faculty, and community members.

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Welcome to the Public Health Research Guide (CLAS)

Historic photo of people in Detroit lined up for vaccinations

Image: Detroit News Photograph Collection (UAV002691), Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University


This research guide serves as a starting point for finding resources on Public Health for Undergraduate students. The tabs on the left can be used to navigate through the guide for more information through the formats listed below:

  • Books & eBooks -- Discover print and electronic books, course reserves, reference materials, etc.
  • Databases -- Find key databases for public health researchers.
  • Health Statistics -- Check here for demographic information like income in a certain region, mortality and natality statistics, disease occurrences in a specific region, and more.
  • Writing and Citation Help -- Look for resources to assist with citations, avoiding plagiarism, forming research questions, and finding scholarly articles.

If you have any difficulty finding answers to your questions on this research guide, please contact me!

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