Public Health Databases

Recommended Databases

Includes selected full text journals on nursing, allied health, and medical journals as well as consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, and reference books.

Presents article citations and  full text articles from health and medicine journals.

Provides citations and abstracts for journal articles in all areas of medical practice and research from 1953 to the present.

Other Databases

Contains citations and abstracts to journal articles and other materials related to aging.

Contains full text articles and other publications covering topics in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Provides access to research journals covering a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and pre-clinical sciences. 

Provides access to systematic reviews, usually international in scope, in education, criminal justice, and social welfare.

Provides consumer-oriented health information. It includes patient-oriented reference entries, fact sheets and pamphlets, news and magazines, and more.

Contains abstracts of quality assessed and critically appraised systematic reviews. Focuses primarily on systematic reviews that evaluate the effects of health care interventions, and the delivery and organisation of health services.

Provides access to open source and freely shared data sets.

Includes academic ebooks that are part of Open Access.

Indexes education documents (ED), and education journal articles (EJ), from 1966 to the present. Covers all educational levels and aspects of education. Full text journal articles (EJ), and education documents on microfiche (ED 1966-2003), are still available. Click on the information icon regarding the status of full text ERIC documents(ED).

Provides a repository where users can make all of their research, such as datasets, presentation slides, open lab notebooks, papers, media, figures, posters, code, theses, and filesets, available in a citableshareable,and discoverable manner.

Maintains a global reference on the environment, energy, and natural resources.

Provides full text of popular reference books, journals, magazines, and pamphlets on health care. Includes popular information about alternative health therapies.

Covers article citations and full text articles from popular health and medicine journals.

Contains free access to case studies, evaluations, white papers, annual reports, issue briefs, and numerous other materials addressing the world's social problems that include aging, crime and safety, government reports, nonprofit and philanthropy, race and ethnicity, and transportation.

Contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

A Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Provides access to full text, peer-reviewed medical journals.

Covers international journals in all areas of medicine and the life sciences from 1946 to the present. Published by the National Library of Medicine, includes links to open access, full text articles.

A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Provides free access to texts in life science and healthcare from the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Covers the health sciences, biology, cell sciences, molecular biology as well as public health, health policy, and health education.

Contains information on grey literature produced in Europe. Covers science, technology, biomedical science, economics, social science and the humanities.

Includes scholarly bibliographies that provide research guidance in several topical areas. Our current subscriptions cover the classics, Jewish studies, Islamic studies, medieval studies, the Renaissance and the Reformation, British and Irish literature, childhood studies,  Chinese studies, cinema and media studies, American literature, education, communication, linguistics, philosophy, public health, and international relations. 

Maintains citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and dissertations in psychology about human behavior from 1879 to the present.

Provides indexing on national and global contemporary public policy issues. 

Provides citations and abstracts for journal articles in all areas of medical practice and research from 1953 to the present.

Search tool for finding reviews of clinical effectiveness research. Contains information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions. 

Provides U.S. county, state, regional, and national health statistical data.

Contains full text, Sage research methods books, handbooks, and encyclopedias. Includes videos and interactive mapping tools.

Contains state-level historical data for the areas of agriculture, crime and law enforcement, defense, economy, education, employment and labor, energy and environment, geography, government finances, health, households and housing, population, social welfare as well as transportation.

Indexes the citations of articles in high impact social science journals. Includes cited reference searching, (papers that have cited a paper of interest after it was originally published). Covers journals published from 1992 to the present.

Includes citations of journal articles, dissertations, and conference proceedings focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development.

Indexes citations to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings in the field of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Covers citations to articles and books on recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, and physical fitness as well as the psychology, history and sociology of sport.

SUMSearch is used to find original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines in health and medicine. It searches MEDLINE, DARE, and the National Guidelines Clearinghouse simultaneously.

Features metasearches of evidence-based practice (EBP) databases in the health sciences including DARE, and PubMed as well as EBP journals from 1997 to the present.

Compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of U.S. citizens.

Archives full text, peer reviewed, research publications in the life and health sciences.

Maintains citation searching for high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.