Search Tools: Finding Articles and Other Resources

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Specialized Search Tools

ABLEDATA
Locate assistive technology devices

AGRICOLA
Find agricultural, food safety, toxicology, and nutrition journal articles, books, chapters, and other resources

Bibliomap
Find evidence for health promotion strategies

Cancer Topic Searches
Search for recent articles by cancer location, type, or complication

Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.
Find evidence-based health promotion programs on cancer-related topics along with program manuals and other materials

CHID: Combined Health Information Database
Locate public health journal articles, books, and other educational materials

DEBI: Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions
Find research-tested HIV/AIDS interventions

Energy Citations Database
Search for citations to scientific report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents

ETOH Archival Database (1972-2003)
Search for alcohol and substance abuse materials from 1972-2003

ETS Test Collection
Search for instruments, tools, tests, and measures on educational, psychological, health-related, and developmental topics

Google Scholar
Find journal articles and see who cited them

HealthCommKey
Find health communications articles on predefined topics, populations, settings, and mediums

Healthy People 2010 Information Access Project
Search the published literature on each HP2010 objective
Find information on evidence-based strategies easily

Human Rights and Medicine
Find topics with targeted PubMed searches

Knowledge to Action Science Clips

Lists important articles in public health published each week

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Database
Search for criminal justice abstracts

National Guideline Clearinghouse
Find clinical practice guidelines on many topics

Native Health Research Database
Find citations and abstracts of articles pertaining to health and health care of American Indians, Alaskan Natives, and Canadian First Nations

NLM Gateway
Search multiple National Library of Medicine journal article, book, and conference proceeding databases at once; includes access to PubMed and AIDS Meetings

POPLINE
Find population, family planning, and related health issues journal citations

Population Index
Search the demographic scientific literature from 1986-present

Prevention Communication Research Database
Find unpublished prevention and health promotion research

Resource Guide for Public Health Preparedness
Search for guidelines on public health preparedness, disasters, and risk communication

SafetyLit
Find injury and safety articles and books

Science.gov
Browse the federal gateway to science information

Scirus
Find comprehensive science-specific information from journals and the Web

Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences
Find instruments, tools, measures, and tests published in compilation volumes

TOXNET
Search for toxicological, toxicogenomic, teratogenic, and carcinogenic information about chemicals, substances, household products, heavy metals, and other materials. TOXNET includes journal articles, reports, MSDS information, and more.

VioLit (Violence Literature Database)
Search for violence-related journal articles

WorldCat MDH Only
Find locally, nationally, and internationally library-owned books, journals, videos, websites, and more