Global Health Toolkit: For Duke Users at Duke

Resources and services to support global health


Robust services in support of global health.

Come see us! Megan and Hannah 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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