Medical and Public Health Databases

Pub Med The key resource on biomedical literature used by clinicians and scholars in the U.S., produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Global Health A large, Harvard-licensed  public health database that identifies research and scholarship on all aspects of public health, including international health.

CINAHL Complete This Harvard Library-licensed database covers the important journals in the fields of nursing and allied health back to 1937.

Web of Science This Harvard-licensed database is a curated, richly interdisciplinary collection of peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide over 250 science, social sciences, and humanities disciplines.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews A systematic review attempts to identify, appraise and synthesize all the empirical evidence that meets pre-specified eligibility criteria to answer a specific research question. Once you're in the database, look for Cochrane Reviews-Browse Reviews."Child Health" is among the topics you can browse.

CABI : CAB abstracts and Global health combines two databases that cover the international research and development literature and public health at the international and community level. This database covers a broad range of topics including agriculture; animal and veterinary sciences; environmental sciences; human health, food, and nutrition; microbiology and parasitology; plant sciences; diseases; mycology; parasitology; nutrition and food safety; medicinal plants; toxicology; social science and health service; community and public health practice, policy and economics; environmental and rural health; occupational health; sexual and reproductive health; and similar topics from 1912 to the present.