Databases by subject: Public Health

Major Indexes

Academic OneFile

Find peer-reviewed, full text journals and reference sources with millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML.

Academic Search Ultimate

Find peer-reviewed journals, full text periodicals, reports, and books across multiple subjects.

ADHS Public Health Statistics

Find Arizona Department of Health Services public health statistics.

CAB Abstracts

Find citations and abstracts for journal articles, conference proceedings, and books in the fields of agriculture, forestry, human health and nutrition, animal health, and natural resources from 1910 to the present.

CDC data & statistics

Find U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data and statistics by disease or other health-related topics.


Search the information resources of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for public health information.

Cochrane Library

Find results of controlled trials in medical research including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science

Find scientific literature from significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities

Find social science and humanties literature from significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Find rankings that measure vital health factors in nearly every U.S. county.

Current Contents Connect

Find complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from the world's leading scholarly journals and books.

Data Citation Index (1900-present)

Find research data sets and data studies in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.


Find biomedical articles from 1947 to the present covering topics such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and clinical medicine. Includes over 2,700 journals not indexed in MEDLINE/Pubmed.

Environmental Impact Statements

Find full text for environmental impact statements to learn the effects of actions that significantly affect the environment.

Finding and using images

Learn how to find images online and know when you can legally use them.

Global Health Atlas

Compare and analyze standardized data and statistics for infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels.

Global Health Data Exchange

Find international surveys, censuses, vital statistics, and other data on population health.

Global Index Medicus

Find biomedical and public health literature produced by and within countries with low to middle incomes.

Google Académico

Busca Google Scholar en español.


Find articles on the human impact on the environment, global climate change, recycling, renewable energy, green building, and pollution.


Find information about the adverse effects of workplace exposures to chemical and biological agents and the links between hazardous chemicals and occupational diseases.


Find quality health information in many languages that healthcare providers can share with individuals who have limited English proficiency.

Interprofessional Practice & Education Resource Center

Find interprofessional practice and education-related content.

Journal Tables of Contents Service (JournalTOCs)

Find tables of contents for scholarly journals and create a free personal account to save the list of journals you want to follow regularly.

Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences (LILACS)

Find scientific and technical literature of Latin America and the Caribbean such as journals and monographs.

Latin American Social Medicine (LASM)

Find structured abstracts of seminal works in the area of Latin American social medicine available in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

Literatura Latinoamericana y del Caribe en Ciencias de la Salud (LILACS)

Busca la literatura científica y técnica en Salud de América Latina y de Caribe.

Making Action Possible for Southern Arizona (MAP AZ Dashboard)

Find data and analyses of various socioeconomic indicators within Southern Arizona and compare them to other regions.

MEDLINE (via Ovid)

Find bibliographic citations with abstracts to journal articles in the life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. MEDLINE is the primary component of PubMed.


Find reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, wellness issues, and more in easily understandable English or Spanish.

MEDLINEplus (en español)

Busca información confiable y actualizada sobre enfermedades, afecciones y bienestar en un lenguaje fácil de leer.

MEDLINEplus (health topics by population group)

Find reliable, up-to-date health information by population group, such as race, age, LGBT, military status, and more in easily understandable English or Spanish.

National Institute on Aging health information

Find information on health and aging topics.

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) databases

Find databases with extensive information on disabilities and rehabilitation.

Native Health Database

Find bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and more about the health of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.

Nexis Uni

Find news from U.S. and international newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs, as well as business profiles, patents, and legal research.

Open-i Biomedical Image Search Engine

Find open access images from PubMed Central and other biomedical image collections.


Find papers presented at conferences worldwide via OCLC's FirstSearch.

Parasites Index

Find parasites and select the "Image Gallery" tab to view images.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Find information on selected public health topics provided by this collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries.


Find international public health and development images that are free for nonprofit and educational use.


Find carefully-selected publications and resources related to family planning and reproductive health.


Find worldwide conference proceedings via OCLC's FirstSearch.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Find federal statistics and abstracts for U.S. (ASI), state, and local governments (SRI) and privately-published, international, and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973 to the present.


Find articles, dissertations, and book chapters in psychology and behavioral health.

Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)

Find articles, book citations, and government documents on public policy, international relations, and business.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL)

Find public health photos, illustrations, and videos, as well as download public domain images.

PubMed (UA/HSL)

Find bibliographic citations with abstracts to journal articles in the life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. PubMed includes MEDLINE and citations to NCBI Bookshelf items.

PubMed Central

Find free full text articles from biomedical and life sciences journals.

Science Citation Index

Find articles and citations across all science disciplines.


Find articles and book chapters from physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities.


Find peer-reviewed scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings across all disciplines.

Social Sciences Citation Index

Find articles and citations in the social sciences.

Sociological Abstracts

Find abstracts and citations to journal articles, dissertations, conference proceedings, and books in sociology and other related social sciences.


Find core medical, nursing, and pharmacy texts.

STAT!Ref books

Find core medical, nursing, and pharmacy texts.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary (2016)

Find terms and definitions across many medical disciplines.

Tox Town

Learn about potential environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals in various locations.

Toxics Release Inventory

Find information on releases of toxic chemicals and their management as waste based on annual reports by U.S. industrial and federal facilities.


Find databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.


Find evidence-based recommendations for patient care and quality, as well as earn continuing education credits if you're a clinician.

UpToDate (from on-site mobile device)

Find evidence-based recommendations for patient care and quality, as well as earn continuing education credits if you're a clinician.

Web of Science (all databases)

Find articles, patents, data sets, and more in the sciences, arts, and humanities.

Web of Science (Core collection only)

Find articles, books, and conference proceedings in the sciences, arts, and humanities.

Wellcome Collection

Find thousands of Creative Commons-licensed images, such as historical library materials, museum objects, and contemporary photos.

WHO health data and statistics

Find international health data and statistics via the World Health Organization's databases.