Primary Resources for Epidemiology

Guide created for Dr. Lieberman's history of a disease paper.

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This guide will be helpful for researching the history of a disease, especially focusing on finding primary sources like older newspapers, medical journals, and a variety of digitized materials. 

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  • Medical Journals
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Digital Collections

Introductory/Secondary Sources

For more background on diseases and to help you generate search terms, it can be beneficial to find secondary sources discussing the epidemiology and historical context of specific diseases. The following sources can help you get started.


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