In all Guides, use the tabs across the top to find what you need.
Note: Global Health and Global Health are somewhat interchangable in meaning and content. For any type of resource, e.g., Journals, Books, Databases, etc., explore them in Global Health, Global Public Health, Public Health. These 3 overlap a lot. Health is multidisciplinary field, so also check out:
Virtual Health Library (VHL) Regional Portal
(See bottom left corner for Direct Access to journals, thesaurus, systematic reviews, etc.)
VHL provides health information from around the globe but is also the umbrella site for Latin American and Caribbean regional publication. Provides access to LILAC and PAHO databases (direct access below) and Medline articles.
- Pan American Public Health Publications (PAHO) Health care publications and information resources related to the Western Hemisphere's most pressing public health issues.
- Literatura Latinoamericana y del Caribe en Ciencias de Salud (LILACS) Latin American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences. For content details, see LILACS Bulletin.
Lancet Global Health
Global health governance : the scholarly journal for the new health security paradigm.
Global Health Matters
Global Health: Science and Practice
Journal of Global Health
Journal of Public Health
PLOS - Global Public Health Global Health
Global Public Health
The Lancet Global Health Portal
Lancet articles, reports, podcasts and other information focusing on issues and trends in global health. (Not all material is available without cost)
Jama Global Health Collection
Global health topics, including world infectious disease, maternal-child health, and resource and workforce challenges. (Not all material is available without cost)
Global Public Heatlh
Remember to the results limit by: Date and Resource Type > Book
Examples of Books:
Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health 2021
Global Health 101 2020
Global health in practice : investing amidst pandemics, denial of evidence, and neo-dependency 2022
Ethical challenges in global public health : climate change, pollution, and the health of the poor 2021
Illicit medicines in the Global South : public health access and pharmaceutical regulation 2022
Attention and Responsibility in Global Health: The Currency of Neglect 2022
AllAfrica - "AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 1,500 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Lagos, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC."Global Health Matters Newsletter - Produced very 2 month by the Fogarty International Center, NIH which is also listed in the International Organization tab in this guide.
Mail & Guardian - Launched in 1994, M&G was Africa's first online newspaper, and one of the first online newspapers in the world.
ReliefWeb - "ReliefWeb has been the leading source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996."
Samachar - Samachar offers readers agregates news sources about the latest developments in India.
(News links from Cornell Global Health Guide)
National Information Center on Health Services Research & Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
Grey Literature Producing Organizations
- Don't know the name of the organization? Type in the search box what you do know, e.g., the disease, topic, or country, e.g., Caribbean health.
The results are dated (up to 2016) but with publishing organization name included in the article's or document's citaton, up to date publications from that organization can be found via, e.g., Google.
- For example, the search for Caribbean Health produced several results. One cited the Healthy Caribbean Coalition as the publisher, which has a website listing very up-to-date publications, projects, etc.
UM Libraries offer subscriptions to Citation Managers with the exception of Zotero (free). To create an account in one and learn more about it, see options below. They can also be accessed through the Databases A-Z list on the UM Libraries home page.
Always create accounts, using your Cane ID.
The words "citations" and "references" are synonymous
Download desktop version from UM InformationTechnology > Services & Products tab > Software
Tip: in 1st screen of Download, copy Product Key (will need later in the process)
- EndNote Guide > Use Quick start tab and For users tab > EndNote 20
- EndNote 20 Videos Endnote 19 Videos
- EndNote Help Index - list of links for specific functions
- Mendeley Desktop
- Mendeley Cite add-in: to export stored citations in Mendeley to a MS Word document ("cite while you write")
- From Mendeley > select Tools tab
- From Word - if downloading the Cite add-in from Mendeley doesn't work, download it from Word.
- Mendeley Help Guides
- Mendeley Guide Quick
Note: Comparing citation management systems is finicky work. Still can't decide after checking the guides below? Experiment in one. If it doesn't meet your needs, export your citations or references into another.
Wikipedia Comparison of Reference management software (June 2022)
University of Chicago Library Citation Management (May 2022)
Yale University Library Citation Management (Mendeley, Endnote and Zotero)
Penn State Uni. Libraries Citation and Writing Guides
For creating Citations Styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian), see the Citation Styles Tab on this guide. It also includes information to avoid plagarism.