Public Health


Databases

* = MSL/UMS-funded
M = Mobile Site

Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for nearly 7,100 scholarly publications of which 6,000 are peer reviewed. Covers the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, more, 1990 on. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

AccessMedicine
A collection of medical references including Harrison's Online, Hurst's the Heart, Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology and the Lange Educational Library. (M)

CINAHL Complete with Full Text
The definitive database for nursing and allied health (occupational and physical therapy, nurse anesthesia, physician assistants, sports medicine) covering 1,200 leading journals and providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL.  CINAHL Searching Tips. (M)

embase
Covering international biomedical literature from 1974-present, embase includes all 20 million+ MEDLINE records, plus over 5 million records from 1800 additional journals. Embase is commonly used to track drugs and devices, as a source for evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews, and to support research and discovery.

Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.

Medline - EBSCO
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. Funding for EBSCO Medline provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*, M)

Medline - PubMed
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database that covers biomedical literature, allied health, and biological and physical sciences. More than 22 million records from 5,600+ journals are indexed; English abstracts are included for about 83% of the records. PubMed Tutorials. (M)

NIH
National Institutes of Health is the nation's medical research agency-supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health. NIH's mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

NLM
National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world's largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States. PubMed "Quick Tours" Tutorials.

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 

ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
Search over 400 titles, with nearly 350 in full text. Over 200 key MEDLINE titles cover all medical specialties, while many additional titles provide information for the nonspecialist.

ProQuest Public Health
Search the core literature in the field of public health, including biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, behavioral sciences, international public health, and more.

PubGet
Pubget is the search engine for life science PDFs.  You can search for papers in Pubget just like you would in PubMed, yet instead of the search results just linking to the papers, with Pubget the search results are the papers.  Pubget covers over 20 million research papers, including all of Medline and arXiv, as well as the latest issues for thousands of journals, updated daily.  With Pubget, hundreds of thousands of researchers at hundreds of institutions spend less time searching science and more time doing it. 

Scopus
Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly-linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place. (M)


Catalogs

The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to public health. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


Websites

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Writing the Paper

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