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Public Health  

Sources for all disciplines charged with ensuring the health of whole populations.
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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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

    • U Mass's Free Public Health Databases
      Most are free to all. Try the name of any that are restricted to UMass students in our library's Databases list at .
    • MI-INFO
      Univ. of Michigan School of Public Health tutorials on Evidence-Based Public Health, Finding Stats, Finding Public Health Lit & Health Ed

    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.



    Links from Databases

    When viewing results of a search in a library (bibliographic) database, you may see buttons or icons that link to the library's subscriptions and possible full text. Here are some of those icons:

    In PubMed with Display pull-down set to Abstract, the blue rectangle reading "UF HSC Libraries Gainesville In Print" tells you that we have it in its print version on the shelves in our campus libraries.

    In PubMed and other databases, clicking the blue lozenge re ading "Find it @UF" will try to connect you to the issue of the journal in our library's catalog.


    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

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    Contact Info
    Health Science Center Libraries
    Communicore Building Rm C2-26
    Ph: 352.273.8417
    Fax: 352.846.2272
    Send Email

    Student/Beginning Career Help


    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


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