Last Updated: May 31, 2015
The sources compiled in this guide offer an entry point into the study of Global Health at Duke University.
Find a more extensive list of databases under the 'Articles' tab.
Premier search engine for biomedical literature. Excellent source for global health topics.
Scopus is a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database. Similar to Web of Science, but more comprehensive international journal coverage. Searches MEDLINE.
- Web of Science
Provides access to interdisciplinary research articles. Allows you to trace the scholarship of an article using cited reference searching. PLEASE NOTE: switch the default search to All Databases to include MEDLINE in your search.
- Global Health
A public health database that provides citations, abstracts and selected full text for topics in global health. Good international coverage.
- Google Scholar
Good starting point for finding journal literature and books.
- Global Health Observatory
Key statistics for global health research from the World Health Organization (WHO).
- Global Health Library
WHO database for searching the literature of regional medical indices, including AIM (AFRO), LILACS (AMRO/PAHO), IMEMR (EMRO), IMSEAR (SEARO), WPRIM (WPRO)