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Health Informatics: Start Here

A guide to library resources and research in health and personal health informatics

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A mapping application that enables users to develop interactive thematic maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, health, crime, and marketing data variables including Mediamark and Simmons Consumer Data. Data from the year 2000. *Note: limited to 5 simultaneous users.

To use SimplyAnalytics, you will need to create a SimplyAnalytics account. 

  • Click on "Create an account"
  • Enter your e-mail address and a password.
  • SimplyAnalytics will then send a confirmation e-mail to your e-mail address - please click on the link in this e-mail to activate your account.

    How do I search for data variables?

March Citation Management Workshops

This is an introduction to citation managers, with an overview of citation management software, similarities and differences between the three programs supported by NU Libraries, and choosing, and installing and using a citation manager.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Snell Library Room 422
Register here

Thursday, March 22, 2018
12:00-12:45pm Online
Register here

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

3:30-4:15pm Online
Register here

Key Resources in this Guide

Health Informatics is "the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management and planning." Procter, R. Dr. (Editor, Health Informatics Journal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom).
Articles in journals:  search Medline or CINAHL Complete, the most comprehensive databases for articles covering medical aspects of health informatics.  See Articles page for additional databases.  
Looking for a specific journal?  search the E-journal Finder
Books & print journals: search in Scholar OneSearch, limiting your search to "Library Catalog"

Key Databases

Your Librarian

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Sandy Dunphy
270 Snell Library

New Health Sciences Acquisitions

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