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Health Education and Promotion

What is APA Style?

APA Style is a standardized writing format, established by the American Psychological Association, which you may need to follow when submitting projects or papers. If you have questions about APA formatting, look at our APA Style Guide.

Understanding Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the uncredited "use of another's original words or ideas as though they were your own" [What is Plagiarism? (n.d.) Retrieved from].

To learn more about plagiarism, and how to avoid it, see our guide to Understanding Plagiarism.

Using Databases to Find Articles

You can search for articles in one of the library's databases. See our list of Health Sciences databases, or the recommended databases below on this page, for a list of recommended databases to search for articles on this topic.

The research and search help page of this guide has information on using Google Scholar or EBSCO databases for your search, as well as how to use the library's journal search tool to look for an article by citation or see if the library provides access to a specific journal.

Recommended Databases


You can find hundreds of journals and magazines on health education and promotion for free in the library databases listed in the "databases" box, above. You can also search for specific journals using our journal finder. See our Research & Search Help page for information on how to use the journal finder to search for journals related to health education and promotion

Government Sources

Federal and state government sites can be great places to find information on demographics and social issues.

U.S. Federal Government

Search to look for information from the federal government. 

State Government

For a state government, try searching Google with your topic, state and "". This limits just to government sites.