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Library Resources for the Robert Wood Johnson Scholars, Fall 2014

  Presented by Michael Sholinbeck

Sheldon Margen Public Health Library Home Page
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Off-Campus Access to library resources (databases, online journals, etc.)

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UC-eLinks citation finder: Is that article, book, chapter, report, dissertation, etc. available online?
» E-Journal A-Z list
» Use UC-eLinks to locate online access from citations you find in databases.
  » If not online, links to library catalog and order form for InterLibrary Borrowing are available.

Get books, articles, etc. from other (non-UCB) libraries:
When what you need is not at UCB nor online.

EndNote, RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley: Help and Tutorials
Manage citations and bibliographies.
» Citation Guides/Submitting Manuscripts to Journals

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Business Source Complete
Provides full text for scholarly business journals and other sources in nearly every area of business including marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more. Also includes financial data, books, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.

The most comprehensive index to scholarly journal articles in economics. It also lists books and dissertations, and indexes articles within 'collective works' (books consisting of collections of essays or individual papers).

Provides the full-text to the issues of many legal journals, most back to volume 1.

History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Contains citations from the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, Current Bibliography of the History of Science, Bibliografia Italiana de Storia della Scienza, and Wellcome Bibliography of the History of Medicine. It retrieves citations from journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, the history of technology, and allied historical fields.

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
Includes the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books (1981 present) and the Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective (1918-1981). The Index to Legal Periodicals and Books indexes legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar association journals, university publications and law reviews, and government publications from the United States, Puerto Rico, Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

National Criminal Justice Reference Services Abstracts Database
The NCJRS database has summaries of criminal justice publications, including government reports, books, journal articles, and unpublished research reports. Includes a browsable alphabetical subject list. NCJRS also has a searchable database of publications with most available either online or by order.

Citations from journals in psychology and related disciplines, conference proceedings, books and book chapters, reports and dissertations.

Database of citations and abstracts from biomedical and health journals. Primary database for public health and other health and medical subjects.

Database of over 21,000 journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series in the sciences, technology, medicine, arts, humanities, and social sciences literature. Cited references available from 1996 forward. A Journal Analyzer tool assesses journal performance. Trial access to Scopus ends on December 31, 2014.

Sociological Abstracts
Literature in sociology; covers demography, education, law, social psychology, and sociology. Sources include journals, books, conferences and meetings, and dissertations.

Web of Science
Includes Science Citation Index Expanded (1900 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900 to present), and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present). Each of these large, multidisciplinary databases is searchable alone, or in combination. Links to cited articles and times cited are provided for retrieved articles.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Indexes literature in political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy.

    » Many more databases for public health research are available. You may also wish to browse databases suggested for other fields of study.

OskiCat (UCB library catalog)   |   Melvyl (UC/worldwide library catalog)

Grey literature

Electronic Public Health Resources: Topical pages with annotated resources; includes:

  » Legislative and Regulatory Resources with links to online Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional Record, Federal Register, U.S. Code, etc.

  » Health Care Planning, Organization, and Evaluation Resources

  » Health Statistics & Data Resources

Google and other search engines can be useful for finding grey literature. Improve your search using:
    • Quotes for phrase searching:
        "Community Health Center"
    • Site: to specify a particular site or domain:
        "Community Health Center" site:.gov (for a domain search)
        "Community Health Center" site:hhs.gov (for a specific site search)
    • Boolean search statements (eg, OR):
        ("medi-cal" OR medicaid)

National Technical Reports Library: Current and archived federally funded reports from many government agencies including the Departments of Defense, Energy, Transportation, Agriculture, Health and Human Services, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Find Dissertations and Theses, including the full text of most dissertations from 1996 to the present.

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