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Public Health: Journals

What is a journal?


A journal is a scholarly publication containing articles written by researchers, professors and other experts in the field.


Newspaper articles


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Open access

Open Access (OA) is the practice of providing unristricted access via the internet to peer reviewed scholarly journal articles.

Finding electronic journals

Scholarly or academic journals contain up-to-date, specific and often in-depth information. It is even better to use peer-reviewed journals for research. The peer-reviewed journal articles have been critiqued by scholars/experts in the same field to ensure that they reflect solid scholarship and high academic standards.


Find print journals

Remember we also have print journal articles. Find them by searching WorldCat local catalogue:

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Key public health journals

Find journal articles using Google scholar

Google Scholar Search

Find journal articles using WorldCat

WorldCat  searches all databases at a time. Searchable resources include e-journals, e-books, print and multi-media resources listed in the library's catalogue, the institutional repository and databases.

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