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Library Resources for Public Health Research


Introduction to the Library Web Page


The Library Web Site is located at If you routinely use the institutional web site, there is a link to the Library in the top right hand corner of every page of Downstate's web site (excepting pages within PRIME and EMAIL).


Items of interest in the Bar

  • Information Resources: databases for seeking information for research projects (discussed further under a separate heading). This is where you will find PubMed and CINAHL
  • Evidence-Based Practice: databases and web resources specifically oriented to the practice of Evidence-Based Practice
  • Web Resources: resources arranged around a particular topic.
  • Education Resources: resources of interest to specific populations on campus. There are lists related to the School of Health Professions.
  • Tutorials: online help for Library resources
  • Hours: the hours Library service desks are staffed
  • About Us: Information about Library policies and services
  • EndNote: a program that allows you to manage citations and create bibliographies
  • Interlibrary Loan: request form for items not owned by the Library (discussed further under a separate heading)