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Public Health: Get Help - Get Access

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

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.)

Public Health Databases & Tutorials

Orientations to UF libraries

Academic Integrity Slides

UF & Plagiarism

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

Tips on Reading/Writing Scientific Research Papers

PowerPoint Presentations

Virtual Private Network Software

You can access everything to which you're entitled as a UF student/faculty/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.


Electronic journals

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


Grant writing

Special tools

Sutori: Create and share visual stories collaboratively. 

Searching, Research & Writing Resources

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.

Miscellaneous Tools

Internship Help

Student/Beginning Career Help

University of Florida Home Page

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