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Undergraduate Public Health Studies Research Guide

Guide to support students in the undergraduate Public Health program.

Materials from June, 2017 presentation

Key Resources for Public Health Topics

How to write in APA style

How to write an original research paper

Population Data

Health Behavior Theory Constructs

Types of Reviews

Tutorial

What's a lit review?

A literature review is a collection of selected articles, books and other sources about a specific subject. The purpose is to summarize the existing research that has been done on the subject in order to put your research in context and to highlight what your research will add to the existing body of knowledge. Literature reviews are typically organized in some way (chronological, thematic, methodological).

Let's take a look at an example:

Literature Review Tools

Assessments of risk behavior

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