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Public Health: Finding More Sources

A guide to finding online resorces for public health research

You may want something other than articles published in journals or magazines. News sources, reports, videos, etc. may provide insights and information on your topic of interest. This page offers a few possibilities.


Available United States papers include Boston Globe, New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Archives and collections of smaller and special papers can also be found here. 

News sites covering health related topics.

NIH News

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CDC Newsroom

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Grey Literature: Government Sources

Ebook examples of titles through NU Library

Definition of Encyclopedia from Merriam-Webster, " a work that contains information on all branches of knowledge or treats comprehensively a particular branch of knowledge usually in articles arranged alphabetically often by subject." Below are a couple examples.

Search for books using Scholar OneSearch. Use selections on the left to limit to eBooks, by date, by subject or other choices. 

PFAS-Tox Database

Looking for health and toxicology studies on PFAS chemicals? Try the PFAS-Tox Database, a living systematic evidence map and database of studies. The PFAS-Tox Database was developed by a multi-institutional group of researchers, funded and supported by several organizations, including Northeastern University's Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute.

Mapping and Visualization

Data Resources