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Use these core indexes to find articles relating to health policy. You may also want to view database lists for related disciplines such as Health, Sociology, Economics, Statistics, Gerontology, etc.

If you need additional help selecting an article index for your topic, contact Hazel Plante, Liaison Librarian for Health Sciences ( / 778-782-4173).

Top Resources

  1. Several economics, business, and demographic publications by BC Stats (the British Columbia Statistical Agency).
  2. A statistical picture of the BC economy on a national accounts basis.
  3. List of available BC government publications.
  4. CINAHL Complete provides more than 1,300 full text journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. AgeLine is an online index to articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos related to issues of aging and life at 50+.
  3. Canadian government publications.
  4. Full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. Access full reviews in the database by clicking on the "EBM Topic Review" link, just above the "Where can I get this?" button.
  5. Index to economics journals and working papers.
  6. Human and physical geography.
  7. The HTA database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions).
  8. MEDLINE® (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's® (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains approximately 13 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine.
  9. This database provides cost-benefit analyses about health care interventions.
  10. World-wide literature on population, family planning and related health issues.
  11. Demographic literature
  12. Multidisciplinary social sciences index which allows citation searching.
  13. Theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and policy science.
  14. Online access to data and reports from Statistics Canada.
  15. Guides to Statistics Canada publications and data.
  16. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research.
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