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Public Health: Get Help - Get Access

Sources for all disciplines charged with ensuring the health of whole populations.

Orientations to UF libraries

Academic Integrity Slides

Internship Help


Class handouts from HSC's IT Training Center

International Association for Science and Technology for Development presentation tips, including good & bad examples)  

Microsoft's Small Business tips on delivering a PPT Presentation

Florida Gulf Coast University tutorials on PPT '07 steps from plan thru delivery

More to come!

UF EZProxy Login

GatorLink Account

If you don't have a Gatorlink account, use your library card number.

14-digit Library Number
(Located under the barcode on your Gator-1 card.)

UF & Plagiarism

UF-specific  quick tutorials for Students and Instructors  View with Firefox rather than Internet Explorer.

Public Health Databases & Tutorials

Virtual Private Network Software

You can access everything to which you're entitled as a UF faculty/student/staff member by downloading the VPN (Virtual Private Network) onto your computer. This is not recommended for shared computers. 

Go to and follow the instructions for your computer's operating system.


Research Paper Help

Assignment Calculator (U Minnesota) - enter date assignment is given and its due date and the calculator provides mini-deadlines to help you get your whole project done in time.

Website Evaluation:

Evaluating Internet Health Information (National Library of Medicine)

5 criteria with questions to ask yourself about a general website (U Florida Health Science Center Libraries)

Writing papers:

Online Writing Lab (Purdue U) Writing Your 1st Draft and Proofreading Tips

What & How to Cite and In-Text Citations (Duke University)

Grammar and Bibliographic Style Guides (Georgia State U)

Quoting and Paraphrasing Sources and rather detailed APA style guide (U Wisconsin @ Madison)

Quick Guide to APA Bibliography Style (U Washington), Bedford St Martin's APA Guide and more detailed APA style guide (U Illinois) 

Citing Electronic Media (APA)

Plagiarism (incl how to avoid it) and Using Outside Sources from Colorado State U

How to Avoid Plagiarism Q&A (U Toronto)

For help  Email a UF Health Science Center Librarian


RefWorks Handout

Special tools

Dipity - a tool for creating timelines. Can link YouTube videos. Example: Autism and Vaccines

Subject Guide

Nancy Schaefer
Health Science Center Libraries

Communicore Building Rm C1-21F

Ph: 352.273.8417

Fax: 352.846.2272

Student/Beginning Career Help

PowerPoint on CDC's fellowships and student programs  

American Public Health Association's National Mentoring Program in Public Health

General Stats

Florida Statistics from Smathers Library and Florida Electronic Library

Digest of Education Statistics from US Dept of Ed's Institute for Educational Statistics

American FactFinder , State and County Quick Facts , and Health, Housing and "Handicapped" (and A-Z Topics list) from US Bureau of the Census

Lexis-Nexis Statistical Universe database

Searching, Research & Writing Resources

University of Florida Home Page

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