Public Health Information Guides & Tutorials on the Web

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People establishes benchmarks and monitors progress over time in order to: “encourage collaborations across sectors; guide individuals toward making informed health decisions; measure the impact of prevention activities.”

Healthy People 2020 details the new 10-year national objectives released on December 2, 2010. The Healthy People 2020 Information Access Project provides structured PubMed searches for each Healthy People 2020 focus area. Click on the focus area of interest, then click on the PubMed Search icon.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is “a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries.”

Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health is offered by Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School.

MI-INFO: Informatics for the Public Health Workforce is a series of nine online tutorials on finding public health information.