Duke libraries offer robust services in support of global health.
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:
- Megan von Isenburg, Medical Center Library
- Jean Ferguson, Perkins Library
- Joel Herndon, Data and GIS Services, Perkins Library
Other guides of interest
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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