Databases for Public Health Research
Find articles and reports on various public health topics.
Cochrane Open AccessExternal
Collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
Digital Commons NetworkExternal
Free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)External
Community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Search across 4,640 university repositories for full text articles.
Search engine dedicated to finding free academic articles, chapters, and theses.
News from JURN.orgExternal
The ‘news’ page on the Jurn website (the search tool for open access content) has a Guide to Academic Search that lists various free search engines and tools focused on open access research articles.
Directory of open access repositories searchable by host country.
Non-profit Open Access publisher with a mission to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.
U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health maintain this database of biomedical and life science articles.
Regional Medical Libraries via NNLMExternal
Library that provides equal access to biomedical information. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers. Users may need an institutional affiliation to access some of the resources.
Free medical history library that is useful for archival research.
World Health OrganizationExternal
Online access to research published by WHO on a broad range of health topics.
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