Public Health Sciences

We’re here to help you find and evaluate the resources you need for your classes and research. Health Sciences Librarians are available to answer quick questions and to meet with individuals or groups for consultations. We support and partner with the Department of Public Health Sciences faculty members in their teaching and research activities.

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

EMBASE

Publication coverage: 1947 - present

Embase (Excerpta Medica Database) is a biomedical and pharmacological database produced by Elsevier B.V., containing more than 30 million records including articles from more than 8,500 journals published world-wide. It contains bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research, pharmacology and toxicology.

MEDLINE

Publication coverage: Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to Present

Ovid MEDLINE ® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 5,600 journals published world-wide.

PubMed

Publication coverage: 1946 –

PubMed includes over 26 million citations for biomedical articles back to 1946. PubMed also includes links to sites providing full text articles and related resources. Mobile access is available for PubMed.
Pride Month Health Sciences Exhibit
Exhibit: LGBTQ Health Resources

June is Pride month. View the Health Sciences Unit’s display of books and reports covering LGBTQ health topics in the Bracken Health Sciences Library.

Martha Whitehead
Martha Whitehead Honoured for Contributions to Research Librarianship

We are pleased to share recent news from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) detailing an award presented to Martha Whitehead, who will be leaving Queen’s for Harvard University in July:

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Subject Specialists

Our librarians provide information expertise for research and teaching in your field. You can use our email form to contact a specialist in this area.