Population health sciences: FAQ

Population health sciences seeks to improve the health of populations and communities in southwest and southside Virginia, the Commonwealth, Central Appalachia, the nation, and beyond by training future public health leaders.

FAQs - Public Health Research and VT University Libraries

Frequently asked questions (and answers) for Masters of Public Health (MPH) student research and library services at VT.

Do you have a different question?  Contact Kiri DeBose at kdebose@vt.edu

VT University Libraries Services

  • How can I have books sent to the Veterinary Medicine Library from Newman or other VT University Libraries locations?
  • How long may I keep a book that I check out?
  • How can I get access to a book or article that VT University Libraries doesn't own or provide access to online?
  • How can I get help with a technical problem on a VT University Libraries website page, ebook, online article, or research database?
  • Literature reviews and research projects: How can I get assistance with researching a topic, or getting started on a literature review or research project? 
    • Contact Kiri, your liaison librarian at: kdebose@vt.edu / (540) 231-0495 for assistance via email, phone, or to set up an in-person consultation

Dissertations & Theses


  • How can I find public health data and statistics?
    • Start with recommended sources for Health Data on the 'Information Sources' page of this guide. If you don't find what you're looking for, contact Kiri for further suggestions.

Research Tools

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