Guide to Literature in Public Health
Writing and Citing
Course Quick Links
Clinical and biomedical research articles and literature. Refine your search by year, age groups, practice guidelines, and more using the Limits tab in PubMed. Also see the PubMed Tutorial
Web of Science (Science and Social Science Citation Index)
Includes literature in public health, political science, anthropology, urban studies and more.
Journal literature related to psychosocial aspects of health and mental illness.
SocIndex with Full-Text
Literature related to society and health.
CINAHL Plus with Full-Text
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. Contains some health education and health assessment literature.
Quick Search Tips
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Critical reviews and descriptive information of published, standardized tests covering education, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas.
Guide to Searching
Academic Search Elite - Multidisciplinary database of literature.
Legal Collection - Includes 260 law journals.
Business Source Elite - Business journals dating back to 1985.
Search topics related to elementary, secondary, and higher education literature.
WorldCat - FirstSearch
Includes databases for searching dissertations, conference papers and proceedings.
Search Journals owned by the Library
Search and browse eJournals by title. If there is not a match, search our print journal collection.
All print journals are listed in the UAMS Library online catalog and are located alphabetically by journal title on the 2nd (1990 - present) and 3rd (1989 - 1966) floors. Journals older than 1966 are stored outside the library and can be requested: Storage Item Request Form.
Search for Books
owned by the Library
See sections for public health, biostatistics, etc. Some examples are:
Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care
Understanding Health Policy
Priorities in Health
Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors
Basic & Clinical Biostatistics
Search the UAMS Library online catalog by book title or broad topic such as:
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Fines for overdue books are $1.00 per day per book. Many public health textbooks are available for check-out in the book collection. Search by title in the online catalog.