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Global Health Research: IB C195/ PH C117: Articles

Core Article Databases for IB C195 / PHC117

Academic Search Complete
Scholarly & general journals, books, reports. Allows: Geography limit, scholarly/peer reviewed with terms. [1865 - present]

BIOSIS Previews
Articles, papers, and books. Can Limit to: literature reviews and peer review. [1926 - present]

CABI: CAB Abstracts and Global Health
Biomedicine, nutrition and food safety, public health, and toxicology, from 100+ countries.[1910 - present].

Biomedical resource for systematic reviews and evidence-based medicine. Use Advanced Search for systematic reviews or peer review. [1946 - present]

Faculty of 1000
Papers published in the biological sciences and medicine, based on recommendations selected leading researchers.

The epidemiology, treatment, and microbiology of infectious diseases. Infectious Diseases covers infectious diseases, countries, anti-infective drugs and vaccines. Microbiology microbial covers taxa (Bacteria, Mycobacteria, Yeasts).

Google Scholar
Search scholarly literature across many disciplines. Reminder: change settings to UC Berkeley. (Guide: Google Scholar)

Incidence and Prevalence Database (IPD)
Covers diseases, procedures, symptoms and health issues for incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality, comorbidity, treated or diagnosed rates, costs, market size for drug development, and more. [1989-present] Data is fully sourced and broken down by U.S. and international data. Statistical summaries include all prevalence and incidence data found for a particular disease or procedure.

Natural Medicines
Evidence-based information on complementary and alternative medicine, food, supplements, health , medical conditions, brands and manufacturers, genomics and proteomic, environmental, animal health.Coverage: dates vary.

The National Library of Medicine's premier database in biology and biomedicine. Limit to: Systematic Reviews and peer review.[1946 - present]

Indexes journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences.

Web of Science
Indexes leading journals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences, search footnotes and citations. [1900 - present]

World Development Indicators (WDI)
Tables for population, labor, employment, education, health, energy, urbanization, national accounts, purchasing power, trade, government finance, monetary, balance of payments, external debt, investment risk, taxes, prices and exchange rates, transport and communication, and information and technology.  To access, click "Data from World DataBank" [1960 - present].

Selected Databases

African Index Medicus
An international index to African health literature and information sources.

Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region
An international index to Eastern Mediterranean health literature and information sources using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Index Medicus for the South-East Asian Region
A database of articles published in selected journals within the WHO South-East Asia Region.

Citations for Indian journal articles related to biomedical research and health care. [1985 - present]

Provides access to articles published in Korean medical, dental, nursing, nutrition, and veterinary journals.

Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information
An international index to Latin American and Caribbean health literature. Some full-text available.

SciELO: Scientific Electronic Library Online
Search for open access journal articles covering the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities from Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean, and South Africa. [dates vary] more...

Western Pacific Region Index Medicus
Citations of medical and health journals published in Member States of the WHO Western Pacific Region.

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