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(606) Resources In 'Health Care Policy & Management'
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Databases & Article Indexes (67) E-Journals (350) Associations, Organizations & Societies (23) Book Reviews (2) Companies, Manufacturers & Product Catalogs (1)
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Search Engines & Portals (11) Study & Teaching (2) Technical Reports (2) Tests & Measurements (2)
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Primary Health Care Policy & Management Databases & Article Indexes

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ABI/Inform - Proquest
Provides in-depth coverage of business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, marketing, and product development, including complete runs of key business and mana...   [more]

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CINAHL - Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health (CINAHL) database provides authoritative coverage of the literature related to nursing and allied health. Topics covered include: cardiopulmonary techn...   [more]
Holdings: 1982 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    mobile access to CINAHL
    CINAHL systematic review-focused interface
    CINAHL quick search interface

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Factiva
Also Known as: Dow Jones Factiva, Factiva Dow Jones
Provides access to sources of national and international news, business and general information. News sources include newspapers, magazines, media transcripts, wire services, pictures and web sites. I...   [more]
Holdings: Dates vary. Most publications begin in the late 1980's or early 1990's

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GlobalData Medical
Focused on the medical device and medical equipment industries, GlobalData Medical provides information about companies, product pipelines, clinical trials and deals in these sectors....   [more]

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HealthSTAR/OVID Healthstar
Contains citations to the published literature on health services, technology, administration, and research. It focuses on both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of health care delivery. The follo...   [more]
Holdings: 1975-present

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MEDLINE (complete file)
The premier database for bibliographic coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index, as well as ot...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Pre-MEDLINE
    MEDLINE (latest years)

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MEDLINE In-Process and Other Non-Indexed Citations
Also Known as: Pre-Medline
Represents the National Library of Medicine's in-process database for MEDLINE. It provides basic information and abstracts before a record is indexed with MeSH heading(s) and added to MEDLINE. This d...   [more]

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NationalJournal.com
Online fulltext access to National Journal periodicals and resources. Provides coverage of current US government activity and policy, as well as technology and health care issues. Additional resources...   [more]

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NLM Gateway
A unique Web-based system that provides simultaneous searching of multiple databases and resource types located at the National Library of Medicine. Individual searches can yield journal citations, bo...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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OECD Health Data
Data on a range of key aspects (utilization, expenditures, financing) of the health care systems in the 30 OECD Member countries. Select Statistics then select Health Data under OECD ...   [more]

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PolicyFile
Also Known as: Policy File
Indexing with abstracts of U.S. and foreign domestic and international public policy research literature. ...   [more]

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PubMed Plus (Penn Only)
Also Known as: PubMed Medline Pub Med
- from PubMed Central
PubMed is the public access version to Medline, the premier database for biomedical literature. PubMedPlus is an enhanced version with links to full-text journals that the Penn Library subscribes to....   [more]
Holdings: 1950 to the present. Updated daily.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    PubMed Help
    PubMed Tutorial
    
    new Pubmed effective Spring 2020
    PubMed Plus for Handhelds

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Toxnet
A collection of government databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas. Includes TOXLINE and [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Important Health Care Policy & Management Databases & Article Indexes

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African Index Medicus
Also Known as: AIM WHO AHILA
Bibliographic citations to medical and public health literature from Africa. Produced by Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) with the technical support of the World Heal...   [more]
Holdings: 1961 to present (currently, 1996)
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Journals indexed by African Index Medicus

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Ageline
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Annotated bibliography of selected research on civil society and health
Describes literature on civil society / state interactions in national health systems, civil society contributions to pro-poor, health equity policies, and civil society influence on global health pol...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Annual Review of Population Law
Summaries and excerpts of legislation, constitutions, court decisions, and other official government documents from every country in the world relating to population policies, reproductive rights and ...   [more]
Holdings: 1974-present.
Unrestricted Access

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BCC Research
Includes comprehensive market research reports in the following categories: advanced materials, advanced transportation technologies, biotechnology, chemicals, energy and resources, engineering, food ...   [more]
Holdings: Dates vary, but reports are generally available from 2000 to present.

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BCIQ
Provides access to articles, in-depth analysis, commentaries, strategy reports, and deal information by BioCentury, a leading provider of biopharmaceutical intelligence. Includes company, financial, p...   [more]

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CAB Abstracts (complete)
Formerly produced by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, now Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, this database comprises international coverage of veterinary medicine, agriculture, fo...   [more]
Holdings: 1910-present.
Supplemental URLs
    CAB Thesaurus

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Cancer Mondial (World Cancer Statistics)
This website provides access to information on the occurrence of cancer world-wide held by the Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology at the International Agency for Research on Cancer. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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CDC Wonder - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Database of reports, guidelines, and numeric public health data by mortality, natality, disease and demographic groups. Access is free and registration is optional....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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CEPR Discussion Paper series
Also Known as: Centre for Economic Policy Research discussion papers
Working papers of the leading pan-European economic research center. Separate series cover international macroeconomics, international trade, public policy, labor economics, financial economics, indus...   [more]

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Empire online
Manuscript and printed materials pertaining to the history of colonialism, 1492-1962. Primarily British. ...   [more]
    record

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Health Business Fulltext
Provides full-text coverage of more than 130 well-known health and life sciences business journals such as Bioworld Week, H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Health Mana...   [more]

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Health Materials Database (U.S. Office of Minority Health)
The U. S. Office of Minority Health supports a group of materials databases which include minority health organizations, programs and documents. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Health Poll Search
Searchable archive of public opinion questions on health issues, including abortion, alcohol an drugs, bioterrorism and biological weapons, political campaigns, elections, leaders and health, children...   [more]
Holdings: 1935-present.
Unrestricted Access

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Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
Also Known as: HCUPnet
Provides aggregate national statistics and trends and selected state statistics about hospital stays, using data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), the Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), and the...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
US government-sponsored database of policy strategy-related documents on homeland security. Topics covered include: borders and immigration, emergency management, infrastructure protection, intelligen...   [more]

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HRH Global Resource Center
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Unrestricted Access

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Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Also Known as: WHO IMEMR
Bibliographic citations with indexing for health literature published in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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iPOLL
Also Known as: Roper Center, RPOLL
REQUIRES FREE REGISTRATION. Question-level data from public opinion polls. Almost 400,000 questions from polls, 1935 to present, based upon Roper Center-archived surveys with US national adult samples...   [more]
Holdings: 1935 to present. Updated daily.

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Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information
Also Known as: WHO LILACS, Bireme
Bibliographic citations with indexing and abstracting for the health literature published in Latin America and the Caribbean, especially focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Honduras, and Me...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976
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Native Health Databases
"The Native Health Databases contain bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of Amer...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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NATLEX
Abstracts of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation from more than 170 countries. Topics include: freedom of association, collective bargaining, elimination of child lab...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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NHS Economic Evaluation Database
Also Known as: NHS
- from Wiley Online Library
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Peerj and Peerj Computer Science Institutional Plan
The Penn Libraries have established an institutional membership with PeerJ, and will pay the cost of a basic membership for each Penn author (identified via their use of an email address in the @upenn...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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PolicyArchive
Digital archive of non-partisan policy research. Collects summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Proquest Statistical Insight
Also Known as: Statistical Universe, lexisnexis statistical
Statistical Universe indexes statistical data published in federal, state, and selected privately published titles, at the table level. In some cases the fulltext of the document is also available....   [more]

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PsycCRITIQUES
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Unrestricted Access

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PubMed Unrestricted
Also Known as: PubMed Medline
The MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic coverage of biomedical literature. The PubMed version of MEDLINE includes the PREMEDLINE database, which provides ver...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    PubMed Help
    Pubmed Tutorial

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Numeric data archive for public opinion polls. Access is mediated through requests from Penn Library to Roper Center. Related online resources include: Roper Center's online catalog of data sets; and ...   [more]
Holdings: 1936-present.
Supplemental URLs
    Roper Express - Roper Center catalog of holdings
    Topics at a Glance (inc. Presidential Approval)
    Roper Center Bibliographic Database
    Roper Explorer - Crosstab and Extraction Tool
    Roper Center - Recent Acquisitions

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SAGE Research Methods
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Social Security Worldwide
International Social Security Association's collection of bibliographic and fulltext databases on social protection worldwide. Includes Bibliography (citations to holdings of the ISSA Documentation Ce...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Related Health Care Policy & Management Databases & Article Indexes

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CAB Abstracts
Formerly produced by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, now Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, this database comprises international coverage of veterinary medicine, agriculture, fo...   [more]
Holdings: 1910 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    CABICODES List
    CAB Thesaurus

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Child Welfare Information Gateway / Children's Bureau, HHS
Also Known as: Child Abuse and Neglect. National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information Documents Database
Indexing with abstracts for scholarly, professional, and technical books, journal articles, and other documents related to child maltreatment, child abuse and child neglect, adoption, and related chi...   [more]
Holdings: 1965-present.
Unrestricted Access

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EconLit
Also Known as: Econ Lit CSA
- from CSA Databases
Covers accounting, consumer economics, monetary policy, labor, demographics, modeling, economic theory, and planning. Primarily English language, some foreign language publications included. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1969 to the present. Book reviews (1994- ), Dissertations (1987- ), Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics (1984- ).Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Journal List (AEA)
    JEL Classification Codes Guide (AEA)

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ETOH
Also Known as: NIAAA Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database
Indexing with abstracts covering the current and historical research literature on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Aspects covered include: medicine, biochemistry, psychology and psychiatry, epidemiolog...   [more]
Holdings: 1960s to present.
Unrestricted Access

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Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews Multifile
Also Known as: EBMR Reviews
- from Wiley Online Library
In Medline a limit to Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews will restrict your retrieval to those articles or studies that have been included by the Cochrane Collaboration when creating a Topic Review or ar...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Previous Provider Ovid

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Francis
Also Known as: Bulletin signaletique
Francis covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities and social sciences. It is strong in religion, the history of art, and literature with emphasis on cur...   [more]
Holdings: 1984 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    FRANCIS via EBSCOhost (closed file)

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Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Also Known as: HAPI
Access to information on measurement instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HAPI helps identify measures needed for res...   [more]
Holdings: 1985 to the present. Updated quarterly.

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Incites Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Also Known as: ISI JCR
Journal Citation Reports provides journal comparison by accumulating and tabulating citation and article counts. It includes the JCR Science edition,and the JCR Social Sciences edition...   [more]

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Index to Current Urban Documents
Also Known as: ICUD
Indexing with fulltext of U.S. and Canadian city and county publications, covering social, political, economic, planning, and public administration affairs and policy, as well as health, education, an...   [more]
Holdings: Online version begins with vol 19.( 2001- )

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Journals@OVID Full Text
Every word of the text is searchable, including references and graphics captions. Within the Full Text display, hypertext features allow users to display an outline of the document and move immediatel...   [more]

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Mental Measurements Yearbook
Also Known as: MMY
Descriptive information and reviews of English-language test instruments. Subject areas include achievement, behavior assessment, development, education, intelligence and scholastic aptitude, En...   [more]

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    LN Academic becomes Nexis Uni transition
    LexisNexis Academic (old interface)

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PAIS International
Also Known as: Public Affairs Information Service, PAIS Archive
- from CSA Databases
Bibliographic citations (1915-) with indexing on contemporary public affairs and policy issues worldwide related to a wide range of topics: agriculture, banking, finance, business, demographics, educa...   [more]
Holdings: 1915-
Supplemental URLs
    Journal List (OCLC PAIS via Internet Archive)
    Broad Topics Classification (OCLC PAIS via Internet Archive)

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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Philosopher's Index
Also Known as: Philosophers Index
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics,...   [more]

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ProQuest Congressional
Also Known as: Congressional Universe, LexisNexis Congressional, Lexis Nexis Congressional
U.S. legislative publications and government information. Much of the material is fulltext. Includes pending bills, laws, legislative histories, committee reports and documents, Congressional heari...   [more]
Holdings: Varies with document series
Supplemental URLs
    new interface

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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PsycINFO
The American Psychological Association's comprehensive indexing and abstracting service for the professional and scholarly literature in psychology and related fields. Coverage is worldwide. Sources a...   [more]
Holdings: 1887 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    PsycINFO Classification Categories and Codes (APA Online)
    PsycINFO Journal Coverage List (APA Online)

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Sociological Abstracts
Also Known as: SocAbs soc abs
- from CSA Databases
Covers sociology, case work, demographics, policy studies, political science, family studies, feminist studies, and social security programs....   [more]
Holdings: 1963 to the present. Updated bimonthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Classification Codes (ProQuest LibGuide)

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State Net (formerly LexisNexis State Capital)
Also Known as: State Capital Universe
State government information from all United States, including legislative statutory, and regulatory information, and news coverage about state governments....   [more]

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Your Journals@OVID Full Text
Subset of the Journals@Ovid database covering only the full-text of the journals that Penn subscribes to through Ovid. Every word of the text is searchable, including references and graphics captio...   [more]

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