Public Health

by Louise L. Lowe — last modified 2017-09-18T14:03:46-04:00

 Medicine, Sciences, Epidemiology

  1. CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) — Search 800 nursing and allied health journals, nursing dissertations, and selected other biomedical journals. Many full text articles available. Limited coverage of psychology and management literature is also included.
  2. PubMed (NLM) — NLM search engine for Medline and OldMedline databases. This customized portal will identify references for full text that is available for free on the Internet and via the library.
  3. Cochrane Library (Evidence for healthcare decision-making) (Wiley) — Search for evidence-based information on the effects of health care interventions. Includes full text of reviews in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
  4. TOXNET — A publicly available portal to materials on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and biohazards. The National Library of Medicine provides access to TOXNET

Social Science & Interdisciplinary

  1. Business Source Complete (EBSCO) — A scholarly business database that provides full-text access to many peer-reviewed business related journals, including disciplines such as marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Try this database for articles in Health & Hospital Administration, Public Health Leadership (DrPH), etc.
  2. PsycARTICLES (EBSCO) — Definitive source of searchable full text articles on current issues in psychology.
  3. PsycINFO (EBSCO) — Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines. Journal coverage includes international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals from nearly 50 countries.
  4. Social Science (ProQuest) — Covers many topics including addiction studies, urban studies, family studies, and international relations.
  5. Sociological Collection (EBSCO) — Provides information on all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
  6. LexisNexis Academic — Many types of publications, virtually all in full text: newspapers (in English, other languages, and translations of international papers), legal news, general interest magazines, medical journals, trade publications, company financial information, transcripts, wire service reports, government publications (such as the federal case law, U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Testimony, etc.), law reviews, and reference works.