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Global Health Research: IB C195/ PH C117: Start

Global Health Resources

Welcome!  Use this guide to search for books, ebooks, articles, proceedings, patents, properties, news, and tools. Current UCB faculty, students, staff and patrons in the library have access to licensed resources. Use Bioscience Top Ten List or "Where do I start?" for more tools. Contact us if you have difficulty finding or accessing library resources. Use Recommend a title for purchases. Visit the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library web site for more resources.

Wireless Access

On campus use: Airbears 2

Off-campus access for current UCB faculty, students & staff.

Use one of the following:
EZProxy to connect from off-campus. 
Current UC Berkeley students, faculty or staff configure your browser for access to licensed resources.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
The VPN setup allows access the UC Berkeley licensed resources for current students, faculty and staff.

Sample Search

Write your research topic as a question, subject idea or thesis statement.
What are the adverse effects of sleeping sickness?

List the main concepts.
African trypanosomiasis, sleeping-sickness,  Tsetse-flies, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention. drugs used., Human Health

List key words, phrases, synonyms, & alternative terms to search: - Be Creative.
endemic disease, Epidemiology, disease control, threat to human health, age, gender, injury, treatment, threat to human health

Reminder: include other collections and disciplines:
Bioscience, Business, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Environmental Design, Public Policy, Public Health

Sample searches:  sleeping sickness or Trypanosomiasis

News: NPR Global Health News

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