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Use these databases to find information on public health and populations. You may also want to view database lists for related disciplines such as Health, Health Policy, 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 (hazel_plante@sfu.ca / 778-782-4173).

Top Resources

  1. Literature on social gerontology, including articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos, with a focus on the social, psychological, and economic aspects of middle age and aging.
  2. World-wide articles, books, reports, theses, and newspaper articles on population, family planning and related health issues.

Other Resources

  1. Several economics, business, and demographic publications by BC Stats (the British Columbia Statistical Agency).
  2. E-books that focus on the needs of nursing professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles.
  3. Citations with abstracts to economics journals, books, and working papers. Coverage includes Accounting, Business Finance and Investment, Consumer Economics, Economic Growth, Health Economics, Industry Studies, International Economics, Labor, Natural Resources, Urban and Regional Economics, and Welfare Programs
  4. Data related to food and agriculture around the world, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  5. Articles published in over 350 English-language periodicals. Topics include: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications, Community Health, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Planning & Public Administration, Religion & Theology, Minority Studies, Performing Arts, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies etc.
  6. Abstracts of journal articles, books, chapters, association papers, dissertations, and book, film, and software reviews related to theoretical and applied social sciences.
  7. Worldwide literature on exercise, sports, kinesiology, sport psychology, and the social aspects of sport and leisure.
  8. Global statistics and indicators on gender, population, and social development. Data has been compiled and updated in close cooperation with the statistical services of the United Nations agencies.
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