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November 26, 2008

New Global Health Database

The Health Sciences Libraries is pleased to make the database Global Health available to UM-Ann Arbor users. Access is available at: http://searchtools.lib.umich.edu/V?func=native-link&resource=UMI03641

Global Health is a public health database that provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and much more. The database provides a global perspective with coverage of publications from over 158 countries in 50 languages. Global Health contains more than 2 million records dating back to 1910, with coverage of more than 5,000 serials, books, book chapters, reports, conference proceedings, discussion papers, newsletters, patents, theses, and electronic publications. This resource complements the international health-related literature indexed within MEDLINE and EMBASE with 60% of the indexed journals unique to the Global Health database.

For detailed information about Global Health database, see: http://www.cabi.org/files/globalhealthbrochurelowres.pdf

For international coverage information, see: http://www.cabi.org/files/globalhealthbrochurelowres.pdf

Please share with us your recommendations for additional global health resources that are needed to support your education, research or clinical practice.

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Google for Life Science Researchers

From our lecture series for the Taubman Medical Research Institute comes these slides. Remember, the library can offer classes and workshops for your department also.

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November 12, 2008

Google Flu Tracker

Announced today, Google is using individual's search term patterns to track and predict the spread of the flu.

Google: Flu Trends: http://www.google.org/flutrends/

Google Flu Tracker

Notice that even though the country at large has only barely started to climb, Michigan is showing more activity.

Google Flu Trends: Michigan

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