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HE 448 - Article Selection for Research Prospectus and Annotated Bibliography : Home

Lesson Overview 

This lesson is designed to help you find original studies for your research prospectus and annotated bibliography. Each section has a short video along with resources to help you in your search. 

How to find Original Studies Using Abstracts and Method sections will show you how to efficiently identify original studies as you search for articles. 

Finding Articles from Public Health Journals will show you how to search for articles from individual Public Health journals. 

Finding Articles from Google Scholar, JSTOR, and Health Source Academic will you how to search these database for articles from Public Health Journals. 

Finding Articles from Cited By and Reference Pages in Google Scholar will show you how to use the articles you can't use--such as literature reviews and articles outside you date range to find original studies published between 2016-2021. 

If you have any questions please contact me, Robert Monge-Health Education Librarian at 

How to Find Original Research Articles Using Abstracts and Method Sections (8:40)



Finding Articles from Public Health Journals (5:00)


Journals A-Z Find out if WOU has access to a particular journal.

Public Health Journals at WOU 
This is not a comprehensive list but a selection of possible journals to search 

American Journal of Public Health  Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Journal of Community Health  Journal of Public Health Research 
Culture, Health & Sexuality  Journal of American College Health 


Finding Articles from Google Scholar, JSTOR, Health Source Academic (9:37)

Search the Databases 

Google Scholar 


Health Source Academic 

Finding Original Studies Using Cited By and Reference Pages (7:04)


Search the Databases 

Google Scholar