A recommended core book list for public health libraries

Michael R. Kronenfeld, Janet E. Watson2, Caroline A. Macera, Jennie J. Kronenfeld

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Public health is a multidisciplinary field ranging broadly across the health care spectrum. In light of this diversity the selection of basic reference books and textbooks in the field is a complex task. This paper first defines the components of what is public health and then presents such a list to serve as a guide to the librarian faced with this task.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-52
Number of pages14
JournalMedical Reference Services Quarterly
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 17 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics
  • Library and Information Sciences

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    Kronenfeld, M. R., Watson2, J. E., Macera, C. A., & Kronenfeld, J. J. (1985). A recommended core book list for public health libraries. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 4(2), 39-52. https://doi.org/10.1300/J115v04n02_04