Core Resources

MEDLINE (EBSCOhost) 1928+

National Library of Medicine's database of biomedical journal literature providing access to information on the following: population and reproductive biology, medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, the preclinical sciences, and allied health. Coverage is worldwide with an emphasis on English-language peer reviewed journals.


Database of biomedical journal literature providing access to information on population and reproductive biology, medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, the preclinical sciences, and allied health. Worldwide coverage with an emphasis on English-language peer reviewed journals. Includes in-process records not yet added to Medline (EbscoHost), some out-of-scope citations, and some that precede the date a journal was selected for Medline indexing.

Service of the National Library of Medicine, includes citations for biomedical articles.

Global Health 1912+

International public health database providing abstracts to literature about healthcare, biomedical life sciences, sexual and reproductive health, communicable and non-communicable diseases, environmental health, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene . Covers English and foreign language journals, books, reports, patents, dissertations and conference proceedings.

LILACS. Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature 1982+

Literature related to the health sciences published in Latin America.

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 1976+

Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations on the history of science and technology and allied fields. Coverage includes all languages in which these materials are published.

Health and Safety Science Abstracts 1981+

One of the 12 subfiles of Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management, and separately searchable. Focused on public health, safety, and industrial hygiene, it covers topics of widespread concern such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, and medical safety.

Coronavirus Research Database (ProQuest)

A free health and medical research database for openly available content related to the COVID-19 outbreak

African Index Medicus (AIM)

International index of African health literature produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and African Partners. Contains electronic access to grey literature, technical reports, theses and dissertations, and medical journal articles published in or related to Africa. Covers 2002+. 

Supplementary Resources

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Bibliographic Databases and Data Archives

International compilation of databases and other online resources. Created to assist in the researching and dissemination of substance abuse, alcoholism, treatment, recovery, and other addictions information.

APA PsycInfo®

Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is the most comprehensive database of psychology. Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health.

BIOSIS Previews: Biological Abstracts

With more than 13,000,000 records from publications in over 90 countries, Biosis Previews is the most comprehensive index of journals, meetings, conferences, and symposia in the life sciences. Although this is not a full-text article database, our PULinks system conveniently links you to the full-text

Clarivate Analytics - Cortellis

Provides data on prescription drug companies, major shareholders, financials, development status, and regulatory designation status.Restricted to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff. Please contact Joe Marciniak ( for access.

Cochrane Library

Collection of evidence-based medicine databases covering the effects of interventions in health care. Published quarterly. Includes Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects; Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials; Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews; Cochrane Methodology Register; Health Technology Assessment Database; and NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

Coronavirus Research Database (ProQuest)

A free health and medical research database for openly available content related to the COVID-19 outbreak

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

Provides easy access to a wide variety of economic, social, and political indicators. Includes IMF's International Financial Statistics, Direction of Trade (1980+), Balance of Payments, and Government Finance Statistics. Rich source for USA subnational data.


GIDEON is a one-stop resource for anyone with a professional interest in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. It is ideally suited for saving time in Point-of-Care settings while empowering clinicians to consider all possible scenarios. GIDEON contains statistics, maps, news, blogs, features, case studies, comparisons, data in research, and a knowledgebase. Additionally, it is an excellent teaching tool for Biology, Microbiology, Public Health, and Medical students and Residents.

Health Poll Database

Comprehensive database for health-related U.S. survey questions, covering eighty years of national polling. Searchable questions and results, demographic crosstabs, and trends are available on every topic related to health, from social determinants and influences on health to insurance, costs and health-care utilization.1935+


Current clinical and pricing information about pharmaceuticals and drugs.NOTE: This resource is only available to current students, faculty, and staff.

ProQuest Illustrata: Natural Sciences

Interdisciplinary database covering a wide variety of journals from subject area such as biology, medical sciences, earth sciences, environmental studies, pharmacy, public health and education. The database includes searchable tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature.

Psychiatry Online

 Contains references including full-text of all versions of the  DSM and its Treatment Companion, and the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders. It also gives access to journals including The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services and several textbooks including The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry. Psychiatry Online also has self-assessment tools for study, board certification and recertification review, and lifelong learning. It also contains clinical and research news from Psychiatric News.


Comprehensive evidence-based medical information written and peer-reviewed by and for practicing clinicians. All summaries are continually updated, organized by topic, and contain full bibliographies with links to Medline abstracts.

World Development Indicators

Includes annual economic, social, educational, environmental and health data from many of the World Bank's major statistical publications.

Subject Librarian(s)

Population Research Librarian
Wallace Hall
Biology Librarian
Lewis Library