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Global Health Toolkit  

Resources and services to support global health
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2014 URL: Print Guide

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Robust services in support of global health.

Come see us! Starting 8/25, Megan and Hannah will hold office hours every Monday from 1:30-3:30 in 131 Trent Hall.

A team of librarians and a vast array of resources are available to you. If you need help, please contact one of the librarians for your area:


    Essential Resources

    PubMed: Major database of medical literature, with links to full text articles available at Duke.

    Web of Science: Interdiscplinary science articles. Contains cited references.

    Scopus: Interdiscplinary science articles. Contains cited references.

    Global Health: (CABI) Database of journal articles, conference proceedings, and other grey literature. Interdisciplinary.

    Global Health Library: (WHO) Offers ability to search the literature in regional medical indices, including AIM (AFRO), LILACS (AMRO/PAHO), IMEMR (EMRO), IMSEAR (SEARO), WPRIM (WPRO).

    Global Health Observatory: (WHO) Key statistics for global health research.

    Health and Psycosocial Instruments (HAPI): Provides information on questionnaires, interview schedules, vignettes/scenarios, coding schemes, rating and other scales, checklists, indexes, tests, projective techniques, and more.


    Links to More Resources

    The list of global health links from Perkins Library offers a thorough list of resources to help your academic and research work in global health and is linked as a tab from this guide. It is an excellent starting point for those beginning research in global health.

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    The Medical Center Library is staffed from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

    Your Duke ID card is required for after hours and weekend access.

    Duke Medicine badge holders: study spaces are available 24/7.

    Duke University badge holders: bring your ID card and ring the doorbell for access:

    • M-F 6 pm-11:30 pm
    • Sat 12 pm - 8 pm
    • Sun 12 pm - 12 am

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