This guide provides guidelines, resources, instructions and tips for your GEH1049 research assignments. Below is a summary of what you can find in this guide. Click on the tabs on the left panel to find out more.
E-Books on Public Health
Selected titles providing overview, core issues, emerging and cross-disciplinary trends in public health in general as well those relating to Singapore, Malaysia and Asia.
Researching Public Health
Basic steps for conducting research
Questions to consider when researching and writing your assignment
Social-Ecological Model / Public Health Approach.
Application of two popular public health frameworks in sample case studies
Primary / Secondary Literature
Characteristics of primary and secondary literature
Identify scholarly articles and academic journals
Sources published outside the usual academic and commercial channels, but which make useful contribution to research.
Finding Scholarly Information
Find out more about our FindMore search engine and recommended databases for finding scholarly articles, book chapters, ...
Develop a search statement that can be used to find books and journal articles in databases/search engines.
Search tips for FindMore, Scopus and PubMed.
Apply the CRAAP Test to determine Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose of selected search results
Selected readings covering persuasive, analytical, argumentative and critical aspects of academic writing
Cite your sources in order to avoid plagiarism - a serious act of misbehavior that reflects a lack of honesty in academic research.
Citation Manager: ZoteroBib
Createa bibliography instantly from any computer or device using ZoteroBib
APA Citation Style Guide
Examples of references cited according to the American Psychological Association (APA) style..