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Statistics: Health & Psychology

Statistics and Health

ARAN -  Access to Research at NUI Galway,  is the digital collection of open access scholarly publications from NUI Galway. 

RIAN - research publications of Irish universities and Institutes of Technology

Lenus - Health Services Executive repository of Irish healthcare reports, research and publications

Oireachtas Online Library - research and legislative documents of the Irish parliament. 

Department of Health  - publications


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US) 

Europa - European Union information portal 

Eurostat - EU statistics portal 

OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 

OECD iLibrary - statistics and data on health and economics

United Nations 


World Health Organization 

WHO Global Health Library - search across Medline and WHO global and regional indexes

WHO World Health Report 

WHO Global Health Observatory - epidemiology and statistics 

WHO Link pages to national healthcare bodies in each country 

WHO Library Database - indexes WHO's journals, technical reports, governmental and non-governmental health agency material

Public Health area at the Martindale Center

NICE (NHS) - Public Health 

Global Health Toolkit from the Health Sciences Library, University of Washington


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Health Sciences

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Clinical Search Engines

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

Trip  The TRIP Database is a clinical search engine helping health professionals find the best available evidence to answer clinical questions.

SUMSSearch   SUMSearch simultaneously searches for original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines from PubMed

Health Sciences

Grey Literature

Grey (or gray) literature is generally material not published commercially or indexed by major databases. Multiple definitions of grey literature (GL) are being used. A more complete definition is information "produced on all levels of government, academics, business and industry in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing i.e. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body." (Source: Greynet)

International organisations producing Grey Literature:

See also  this free online resource for grey literature searching, compiled by CADTH, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health: Grey Matters: a practical tool for searching health-related grey literature