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Public Health Information Resources Research Guide: Home

This guide is designed to assist public health students and faculty with their research.


Welcome to the libguide for Public Health Resources!

Please contact me if you need help with your research, have general library questions, or to suggest changes or additions to this guide.


Find books, articles, DVDs, CDs, and more:   

Manage Your Research

RefWorks and EndNote Basic are web-based bibliography managers/databases. Use them to import references from databases, keep track of your research, easily add citations to your papers, and format your bibliography. 

For more information see the Refworks Video Tutorials and the EndNote Support.

Contact the Library

Phone. 406/243-6866 or 800/240-4939
Staff are available from 8am-6pm M-Th, 8am-5pm F, and 1-6pm on Sunday.  Sunday hours are academic year only.

Email. Ask a UM Librarian.
Messages will be responded to within 24-48 hours.

Chat. Staff are available to chat from 8am-9pm M-Th, 8am-5pm F, and 1-9pm on Sunday.  Sunday hours are academic year only.

Accessing Specific Library Resources

Access all library electronic resources remotely 24/7 via your NetID and password.

Click on Research and Find Materials above the large picture on the library’s home page to access library resources.  To select resources by subject, use the "Research by Subject" link and choose your subject, e.g. Public Health.   If you are looking for a resource by name  (e.g. Cochrane Library, Global Health, PubMed, Web of Science, etc.) use the "Search for Materials: Databases" link on the page to browse databases alphabetically.

If you have any problems connecting to resources please contact Kim at 406/243-6017 or the library's reference desk at 406/243-6866. 

The following databases are recommended for public health research, but more resources are available.

Recommended Library Resources: