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Intro to Global Health Research


The sources compiled in this guide offer an entry point into the study of Global Health at Duke University.

Essential Resources for Global Health

Find a more extensive list of databases under the 'Articles' tab.

  • Pubmed
    Premier search engine for biomedical literature. Excellent source for global health topics.
  • Scopus
    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)


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