Librarians at the Public Health Library have been busy adding new or newly discovered resources to our web site. Here’s a sample of the latest; more may be found on our What’s New and Updated web page.
This scorecard tracks 26 indicators by county of the wellbeing of California’s children. View results by county or by indicator. The data here comes in large part by analysis done by Children Now of 3 surveys: the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2006 American Community Survey, California Health Interview Survey and California Healthy Kids Survey. From our Statistical/Data Resouces and our Maternal and Child Health web pages
Foreign Dissertations Search (CRL) (Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students)
Provides access to doctoral dissertations from around the world which have been submitted to institutions outside of the U.S. and Canada. Allows limiting to specific languages. From our Dissertations and Theses web page
The Environmental Health Investigations Branch of the California Department of Public Health has created an online guide for those who want to study the link between environmental exposure to chemicals and the health effects experienced by a community by conducting a health study. The information gives the basics about health studies, discusses when a health study is appropriate, and offers examples and alternatives to health studies. From our Toxicology/Occupational Health Resources web page
Geography (Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students): The Geography database covers over 2000 international journals, monographs, books, conference proceedings, reports, and theses in geography (including GIS). Covers 1990 to the present. From our Public Health GIS Resources web page