New Books!

The Public Health Library has the following new books available in print:

1. Environmental tracking for public health surveillance. By Stanley A Morain and Amelia M Budge. Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema, 2013.
Book summary available at:
Call number: RA652.2.P82 E58 2013.

2. Research for the public good: applying the methods of translational research to improve human health and well-being. By Elaine Wethington and Rachel E Dunifon. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2012.
Table of contents available at:
Call number: RA394 .R47 2012.

and here are a couple of new titles available online from the National Academies Press that are available online:

3. Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises. By the Committee on Understanding and Monitoring Abrupt Climate Change and Its Impacts; Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Research Council, 2013.
Available online at:
(free registration required to download pdf)

4. The Nexus of Biofuels, Climate Change, and Human Health. By Robert Pool, Rapporteur. Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine, 2013.
Available online at:
(free registration required to download pdf)

Please note that these books are only a small selection of what is newly available. If you are interested in checking out any book(s), submit a request using our online form and we will mail the book(s) to you.

You may also log into your web portal account to request book(s).

If you do not currently possess a UC Berkeley library card, you will need to apply for one before we can check out a book to you.