Population health sciences resources

Location of print resources

Most of the print resources for your subject are found in the Medical Library and some in the Arts and Social Sciences Library. Use Library Search to find the classmark for an item, and to search for books and other materials.

  • Course-based materials: multiple copies of recommended textbooks are available in the Medical Library. Most undergraduate and taught postgraduate course materials, including examination papers, workshop questions and answers, and some lecturer's notes, are available within the relevant module on Blackboard.
  • PhD theses: available in the Research Reserve or in Population Health Sciences (Bristol Medical School), Canynge Hall.

Digital resources

Population health sciences databases

Additional resources

  • Medline on Web of Science - the Medline database accessed on the Web of Science platform.
  • OpenGrey (System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe) - provides open access to bibliographic references of reports and other grey literature (GL) produced in Europe. Examples of GL include technical or research reports, doctoral dissertations, some conference papers, and some official publications.
  • PubMed, including Medlinea service of the US National Library of Medicine that includes millions of citations from Medline and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948; links to full text articles and other related resources, including records from in Medline In Process (which is searchable through OvidSP); plus some Chemistry and other non-medical science titles which do not have MeSH subject headings.
  • PRODIGY - a source of evidence-based health information and practical know-how about the common conditions managed in primary care. 
  • SafetyLit - a resource useful for research on preventing and researching unintentional injuries, violence and self-harm.
  • Stahl Online - online access to the neuropsychopharmacology books by Stephen Stahl, prescribing information and patient guidance materials.
  • The Equator Network - works to improve the reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies.
  • Turning Research into Practice (TRiP) - searches simultaneously across over 75 evidence-based practice oriented web resources and presents the results in categories.

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