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Public Health Resources

This guide offers a collection of sources to support public health research.

Library Support for Public Health

The Welch Medical Library offers the following services to support teaching, learning, and research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

  • Systematic review collaboration – formulate strategies, conduct searches, manage citations, serve on review teams
  • Literature reviews & research question formulation – conduct expert searches
  • Other information – find statistics, data sets, gray literature
  • Find funding – investigate government and private sources
  • Individual consultations & instruction – explain resources, searching skills, citation management
  • Presentations – at your meetings to explain services & demonstrate department-specific resources
  • Publication – find the best journal options for publishing your work
  • Manuscript/abstract keywords – provide best keywords/MeSH terms so that others find your work

Please contact us about how we can meet your information needs.

SAGE Research Methods

The Welch Medical Library subscribes to SAGE Research Methods, a tool that helps researchers explore basic and advanced statistics, quantitative and qualitative approaches, the literature review, research design, and writing up research results. 

It links to over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal, and reference content, including the full text of the Little Green Books series (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences).

Also included is the companion tool, SAGE Research Methods Cases, a collection of case studies of research performed using a variety of approaches.  This tool is described in the video below.

Core Journals