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HSCI 201: Important databases

Principles of Public Health Science

Subject Guide

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Jane Yatcilla
College of Veterinary Medicine Library
LYNN 1133E or
Wilmeth Active Learning Center WALC 3053K

A few databases to get you started

Looking for journal articles?  Here are a few databases subscribed to by the Purdue Libraries.  Most of them contain at least partial full-text.  Look for the Icon for Purdue University Libraries icon to link to full-text available through Purdue's subscriptions to e-journals or other databases.

Medical databases

  • PubMed The world's preeminent database for medical and biomedical research literature, including public health scholarly journals.

Social sciences databases

  • EconLit  Covers research on economic and market-related research.
  • PAIS International  Covers political, social, and policy issues of all sorts.
  • Sociological Abstracts Covers sociological issues, including activism & action research, community organization, the media, political science.  Good place to look for information about attitudes and behaviors.

Multidisciplinary, broad coverage databases