Covid-19 and Coronavirus Research Guide (finding sources and articles ABOUT Covid-19)

Use this guide to get started finding sources and articles ABOUT Covid-19, coronavirus, pandemics and epidemics for your undergraduate research papers. Go to for campus information.

Example keywords and search terms

  • Image of coronavirus cell.Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • "novel coronavirus"
  • "coronavirus infection"
  • pandemic or epidemic or outbreak
  • influenza
  • treatment
  • prevention or preparedness
  • epidemiology or public health
  • face masks or N-95 face masks
  • Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Variants
  • Moderna, NIAID vaccine
  • COVID-19 Variants (such as B.1.1.7 or 1.351 or P.1)
  • Delta variant
  • Omicron variant

Explore UMN faculty and researchers doing research on pandemic and related issues using Experts @ Minnesota

Use article databases to find sources - Health sciences journals

Guides with tips for more searching

Government and Research information

Vaccine Information

About Covid-19

Minnesota specific

Law Library

Use article databases to find sources - News, public policy and business journals

Data sources & visualizations

Use article databases to find sources about historical outbreaks

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2024 1:33 PM