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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

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 the Off-Campus Access page 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)

Writing papers:

Online Writing Lab (Purdue U) Writing Your 1st Draft, In-text Citations and Proofreading Tips

Quoting and Paraphrasing SourcesCiting an Electronic Source and a rather detailed APA style guide (U Wisconsin @ Madison)

APA style guide (U Illinois) 

Plagiarism (incl how to avoid it), Critical Reading and Integrating Sources from Colorado State U

How to Avoid Plagiarism (U Toronto)

The Basics of APA Style (American Psychological Association)

For help  Email a UF Health Science Center Librarian


RefWorks Handout

Special tools

Sutori: Create and share visual stories collaboratively. 

Electronic journals

Subject Guide

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Nancy Schaefer
Health Science Center Libraries

Communicore Building Rm C1-21F

Ph: 352.273.8417

Fax: 352.846.2272

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 Data page from US Bureau of the Census.

Searching, Research & Writing Resources

University of Florida Home Page

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