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What is this Guide for?
This guide is designed to complement the library and research activities in Global Public Health
- Types of information (like peer-reviewed articles or web resources)
- The Information Cycle and how news stories affect the way public health information is communicated
- Creating a Literature Review
- Database Searching Tips
- Using online tools such as RefWorks to track, share, and organize research
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Commonly Used Public Health and Nursing Databases
CINAHL Plus with Full-text
Peer-reviewed medical journals, magazines, standards of professional practice, dissertations, evidence-based care information, and research instruments.
Journals and magazine articles covering: environmental science, sustainable business, and environmental management and policy.
Scholarly journal articles covering: physical and biological Sciences, business and economics, education, nursing, psychology, and more.
Index of bio-medical research.
Environmental journal and magazine articles.
Articles related to alternative & complementary medicine along with holistic and integrated approaches to health care.
Cochrane Collection Plus
Register of controlled trials, systematic reviews, methodology register, abstracts of reviews of effects, health technology assessmentsand the NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
journal and magazine articles covering: abortion, criminology & criminal justice, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, substance abuse, and more.
Tracking Down Studies from the News
Resources for Finding Datasets
Visualizations of data and statistics covering education, industries, healthcare and many more topics.
Geo-Spatial Data Resources
Geo-Spatial Data Resources are organized into four topic areas; Public Health Resources, GIS Data, Social Determinants of Health Resources, and Environmental Health Data Resources.
Google's Dataset Search
Across the web, there are millions of datasets about nearly any subject that interests you. Dataset Search has indexed almost 25 million datasets, giving you a single place to search for datasets and find links to where the data is.
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