New Books!

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

1. Health, food and social inequality: critical perspectives on the supply and marketing of food. By Carolyn Mahoney. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, 2015.
Call number: RA645.N87 M34 2015.
You can read a preview and see the table of contents here.

2. Doing a literature review in health and social care: a practical guide. By Helen Aveyard. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2014.
Call number: RA440.87.G7 A94 2014.
View the table of contents and some sample pages at

3. Toxicity of building materials. Edited by F. Pacheco-Torgal, S. Jalali and A. Fucic. Cambridge, UK; Philadelphia, Pa: Woodhead Publishing, 2012.
Call number: TA403.6 .T69 2012.
See a brief summary and table of contents.

and here are some new titles available online from the National Academies Press which require a free registration to download a pdf of the title:

4. Review of the Draft Interagency Report on the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.

5. Scaling Program Investments for Young Children Globally: Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine, the National Research Council, and Fundacao Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal, Sao Paolo. Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.

6. Public Engagement on Genetically Modified Organisms: When Science and Citizens Connect: A Workshop Summary . National Research Council. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2014.

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. For a larger selection of recent arrivals, please check out our new books web page.

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.