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Databases for Scholarly Publications
EconLit (Economic Literature) This link opens in a new window
Search peer-reviewed journals, working papers from international sources, books, book chapters, and dissertations on economics topics including capital markets, econometrics, government regulations, macro- and microeconomics, monetary theory and more. Coverage: 1969 to present. Some full text.
PubMed (with Dickinson links) This link opens in a new window
Search for biomedical articles from several National Library of Medicine resources, including MEDLINE, life science journals and ebooks. This special version of PubMed includes Dickinson library's "Get It" links to additional full text. Coverage: late 1700s to present. Some full text.
Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare and Medicaid data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians.
Not-for-Profit & Academic Organizations
Center for Science in the Public Interest
"advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science."
A private foundation "that aims to promote a high performing health care system....particularly for society's most vulnerable...."
Advocacy group for health care consumers.
Kaiser Family Foundation
"...a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy...a non-partisan source of facts, information, and analysis..."
Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety
"works with its employer members to encourage transparency and easy access to health care information [and]....rewards for hospitals that have a proven record of high quality care."
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine This link opens in a new window
A private, nonprofit institution that provides independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. The aim of the Health & Medicine Division is to help those in government and the private sector make informed health decisions by providing evidence upon which they can rely.
RAND Health is a major research division of the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit institution whose mission is to improve health and health care around the world by conducting research and analysis aimed at improving policy and decision making.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
A private foundation whose stated mission is "to improve the health and health care of all Americans". Publications arising from foundation grant-funded projects on a wide-range of health issues are available at the website.