Need an article about Public Health? Take a look at our database resources.
Top Databases for Public Health
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.
The Cochrane Library "Cochrane" is a well-regarded, regularly updated collection of review abstracts on many medical topics. Their resources include their database of Systematic Reviews, Clinical Trials, and Clinical Answers.
Next Databases for Public Health
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.
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.
Journals for Public Health
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 Health Promotion* (via EBSCOHost & SAGE).
Biostatistics* (via EBSCOHost - 1 year embargo on articles).
Open Access PH journals curated by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
(NOTE: this section is currently under development)
Public Health Resources from the US Health Resources & Services Administration.
Resources & Tools from the Public Health Foundation.
If we don’t own or have access to it here, request it through Interlibrary Loan*.
*Arcadia University login credentials required.