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PUBH 5315: Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior and Public Health

This guide walks through the literature review portion of PUBH5315


Welcome! After working through this guide you should be well equipped to perform the searching and organizing of resources that is necessary for a literature review in public health. 

In this guide you will learn to: 

  • solidify your research topic
  • strengthen your search skills
  • evaluate differences in quality of evidence
  • properly cite your sources using APA 


This guide is specifically geared towards helping students enrolled in PUBH 5315 to complete their Theoretical Foundations Literature Review Assignment. 

Work through each section of this guide to help set yourself up for success. While a literature review might seem daunting at first, do not fret! This guide helps break up your project into small chunks to make the process  easier.

Last but not least—remember that you are not alone! Your librarians and your professors are here to support you along the way. 


spotlightThis library guide is part of our “spotlight on the disciplines” literacy tier. In this tier you will be introduced to advanced academic research skills. These skills are developed by working with research librarians in upper-level courses specific to their discipline. The spotlight represents the in-depth instruction, library guides, advanced search strategies, and research consultations provided by the research & engagement librarians.

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