To search for journal articles across a number of journals.
Use Multisearch (from the Library homepage) for a quick search. Or use a specialist health science journal article database. Useful databases for Epidemiology are
Medline (Ovid) - Major medical database from the National Library of Medicine
Embase (Ovid) - Major medical database. Excellent coverage of drug and pharmaceutical topics
PsycINFO - Database covering applied psychology, behaviour and attitudes in health
Index New Zealand - For a local perspective
The Cochrane Library - For systematic reviews of health care effectiveness
To search within a particular journal
See the list of Key Journals on this page. You can search within any of the electronic journals from the journal's home page, or browse the tables-of-contents.
Hints for searching the Library catalogue:
CDC USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health Map A cool site that maps disease outbreaks and infectious diseases across the globe
Open Epi open access epidemiological calculators