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LIBRARY GUIDE TO WHP 350 Health Program Implementation

Getting started
*Research and read lots of information to develop your understanding of the topic

>Start by searching Library OneSearch tool found on the top of all library wepages.  
Example: "health promotion" AND worksite
Narrow down by format type, ie: either newspaper, scholarly etc.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ABI/Inform Complete Articles from the business press, trade publications, academic journals, and newspapers related to business management, hospital administration. 
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Business Source Elite   Broad scope - includes academic journals, trade publications, magazines, books, market research reports.
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff CINAHL Plus with Full-Text -comprehensive and highly-authoritative database for research in nursing and health sciences
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Medline via Web of Science - The National Library of Medicine's free interface for MEDLINE the premier database for biomedical journal citations
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Social Sciences Full Text  - full-text articles from over 300 journals, covering concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
Library Contact
Picture: Julia Rodriguez

Julia Rodriguez
Associate Professor / Nursing, Health Sciences & Scholarly Communications Librarian

Schedule a research consultation (Fall & Winter only)
In class activities
Use this link to access Google doc for inclass activities. 
If you need...source chart
Evaluating Resources
Six Things to Consider about any information source.....

1. Authority - Who is the author/developer? What are her/his qualifications? What are the affiliations, if any?
2. Currency -
Is the material current, updated regularly?
3. Coverage -
Is the information complete? Are there sources given for additional information?
4. Accuracy -
How do you know the information contained is correct? Are the facts cited, can they be checked?
5. Objectivity/Bias -
Is the information presented objectively? What bias might the authors/creators have?
6. Appropriateness -
Is this a good source for academic / scholarly level research?

Additional information: Evaluating Health Websites tutorial

Citation Tools
Kresge Library subcriptions include free access for the OU community to RefWorks a web-based citation managment system.

Citation Style Guides:


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