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PH Articles

Top Databases for PH

PubMed  Go-to resource for many Public Health professionals. A large and very comprehensive database that is an excellent place to conduct health science literature research. It searches the MEDLINE database and other journals in health-science-related fields. Learn the steps in Can't Find Full-text? to help find anything else among AU’s subscriptions that PubMed doesn’t provide free access to.

Biomedical Reference Collection*  Compare to PubMed. Contains over 4,000 full-text journals covering a variety of disciplines ranging from and the health sciences to the health care system.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews*  "Cochrane" is a well-regarded, regularly updated collection of review articles on many medical topics. Use EBM Reviews* to search other providers of reviews simultaneously.

DARE*  The Databases of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects is a collection of review articles from the international Center for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD). They focus on the evaluation of the effects of health care interventions and the delivery and organization of health services. Use EBM Reviews* to search other providers of reviews simultaneously.


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Next Databases for PH

Academic Search Ultimate*  A large, academically multidisciplinary article database that is another very good place to do Public Health scholarly literature searching.

ScienceDirect*  Scholarly articles from scientific, technical, and medical journals. A product of the major academic publisher Elsevier.

Journals@Ovid*  Scholarly articles from scientific, technical, and medical journals.

EBM Reviews*  Evidence-based medicine (EBM) reviews of articles on many health science topics. This resource searches multiple sources simultaneously:

WorldCat  A huge database of books and other materials found in libraries across the U.S. and worldwide that you can borrow using Interlibrary Loan.


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Can't Find Full-text?

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Learn the steps to find another database where it might be.
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Journals for PH

These are selected Public Health journal titles. Find others by keyword searching on public health topics in a database like one listed above.

American Journal of Public Health*  The journal of the American Public Health Association

American Journal of Health Promotion*  The journal of the Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute

Biostatistics*  "...An online only journal publishing papers that develop innovative statistical methods with applications to the understanding of human health and disease, including basic biomedical sciences."

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health*  "...A leading international journal devoted to publication of original research and reviews covering applied, methodological and theoretical issues with emphasis on studies using multidisciplinary or integrative approaches."

The Nation's Health  The newspaper of the American Public Health Association. The current month of this publication is open access.

Other Journals*  Based on a search for the keywords "public health" in the library's Find a Journal* search engine.


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