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Background Information

Do some preliminary research using background sources to familiarize yourself with the terminology and basic information about your topic. The more you know going in, the easier it will be to make sense of your data later.

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Scholarly Literature

Use these databases to find scholarly articles on disease prevalence, known risk factors, and other epidemiological research. 

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Data Literacy Librarian

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Sveta Stoytcheva
Loop Campus Library
DePaul Center, 10th Floor
(312) 362-5764