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Phillips Library Resources



Textbooks and other eBooks

  • Hamborsky, J., Kroger, A., & Wolfe, C. (Eds.). (2015). Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases. 13th edition. Washington, DC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from
  • Preventing chronic disease: Public health research, planning, and policy. (2010). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from
  • The Bookshelf at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (U.S. National Library of Medicine) offers many free handbooks and guidelines for illness prevention and health promotion specific to individual diseases or populations.

Other Resources

  • Electronic Preventive Services Selector: The ePSS is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify clinical preventive services that are appropriate for their patients. Use the tool to search and browse U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on the web or on your PDA or mobile device.

  • Preventing Chronic Disease (A public domain journal from the CDC)