The National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO) manages access to evidence-based public health resources including journals, e-books, and databases through the Public Health Digital Library. NPHCO provides training and collaborates with Partner Libraries to support document delivery of articles not in the PHDL. Existing PHDL members collaboratively renew their access through an annual fee. The access year begins in May and new health departments and pubic health organizations considering the PHDL can submit an information form.
The Public Health Digital Library (PHDL) provides public health departments access to evidence-based resources and research for public health departments. The collection includes over 375 e-journals, e-books, and databases.
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Partner Libraries: Enhancing the PHDL Collection
Partner Libraries are members of the PHDL and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). They provide access to full text articles not in the PHDL collection. They can also support the PHDL’s local instruction programs and can help with reference questions and projects.
E-Book Highlight: Evidence-Based Public Health
Evidence-Based Public Health brings the concepts and practice of evidence-based public health to practitioners and others interested in public health. The PHDL's collection contains over 75 e-books that can be searched through the STAT!Ref platform.
NNLM: Reaching out to the Public Health Workforce
The Network of the National Library of Medicine’s Public Health Collaborative (PHC) grew out of a small, informal working group in 2019. The group’s goal was to expand NNLM programming and outreach to the public health workforce. In 2021, the group evolved into the Public Health Collaborative (PHC), a working group of the NNLM and the NPHCO’s Public Health Coordination Office. Today, the PHC …