Research Guides

Public Health


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Welcome to Richter Library's Resources Guide for Public Health!
 

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The purpose of this guide is to provide information about the various tools and resources available to students, faculty, and staff in the University of Miami's Public Health department.

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Core Article Indexes & Databases
Supporting Databases
BioMed Central
Independent open access publisher committed to providing free full-text access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

Cochrane Library
Collection of health databases providing independent evidence to inform clinical treatment decisions and other health related decisions.

ERIC (Education Resource Center for Information 

EthnicShare
EthicShare is a research and collaboration website in the field of ethics. originally conceptualized and developed at the University of Minnesota by the University of Minnesota Libraries, UMN Center for Bioethics and UMN Computer Science Department

National Academy Press Digital Library
The National Academy Press is a searchable multidisciplinary digital library of full-text book length research studies and policy reports by leading experts in their fields. Hundreds of titles are available in PDF or HTML format. Readers are able to search the full-text of one or all publications; search all titles; browse by subject category.

Ovid HealthStar
Ccomprised of data from MEDLINE and former HealthSTAR databases. Contains citations to the literature of health services, technology, administration, and research. Focuses on clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery (1966 to present).

Science Citation Index Expanded
Science Citation Index Expanded is accessed through the Web of Knowledge Citation Databases services.

Science Direct

University of Miami Research Profiles
University of Miami Research Profiles (formerly SciVal Experts) is a tool that allows researchers to pinpoint UM biomedical faculty by their area of proficiency.

SCOPUS

Social Sciences Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index provides international, cover-to-cover indexing of the most cited journals in social sciences. The databases is searched via the Web of Knowledge Citation Databases service. It indexes more than 1,725 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
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FindIt @ UM

You'll find the finditatumorange.png button in our indexing and abstracting databases.

Because these databases are sometimes not completely full-text, you'll need to click on the "Findit" button to access the article you are looking for.

If the article is available full-text in another database, the "Findit" button will lead you to the a link called "article," which will take you to the full text of your article.

Evidence Based Practice Resources for Public Health

Evidence Based Practice for Public Health provides a number of databases both free and subscription based. UM Library holdings include some of those that require subscription. Please look them up by title either in the Nursing and Health Studies Research Guide or place the title in the box search box below.

Nutrition Resources
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MyPlate illustration of healthy food groups. USDA Food & Nutrition Service.

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Other Health Statistics & Data Resources
NMWR Supplements

MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) spplements. The first report, Public Health Then and Now, is a history of U.S. public health over the past 50 years. To view supplements other than those listed below visit the CDC's MMWR site.

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