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As of January 3, 2014

California Communities Environmental Health Screening Tool (CalEnviroScreen 1.1)
CalEnviroScreen by Cal/EPA and OEHHA "is a screening methodology that can be used to help identify California communities that are disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution. The CalEnviroScreen 1.1 document will calculate scores for the state’s ZIP codes. While race and ethnicity will not be used in the calculations, a new section has been added that provides information on the racial and ethnic composition of communities throughout the state. "
From our Public Health GIS web page.

"The NCHHSTP Atlas is an interactive tool for accessing HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and primary and secondary syphilis data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). Currently, the Atlas provides interactive maps, graphs, tables, and figures showing geographic patterns and time trends of HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and primary and secondary syphilis surveillance data." The NCHHSTP has also created a YouTube tutorial to help. In addition, the NCHHSTP has created pre-made presentations that can be used as is with examples of the analyses that can be performed with the Atlas. The site also provides state profiles for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB that include statistics and descriptions of prevention and control programs supported by CDC and state public health officials.
From our Public Health GIS web page.

Digital Ads
"At DigitalAds, we track how food companies use cutting-edge ad campaigns to target kids 24/7 — and offer ideas for what to do about it." Digital Ads is jointly owned and operated by the Center for Digital Democracy and Berkeley Media Studies Group. The website offers a case study, publications related to this topic, and a database of digital marketing targeting children and youth which can be searched by company, brand, product, type of marketing, and by date.
From our Maternal and Child Health Resouces web page.

Education Source (formerly Education Full Text)
Note: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff, and students.
Education Source, provided on an EBSCOHost platform, covers all levels of education as well as educational specialties like multilingual education, health education and testing. Indexing and abstracting is provided for thousands of journals, over 550 books, and numerous conference papers. Covers publications from 1929 to the present.
From our Indexes and Databases web page.

As of September 19, 2013

DART-Europe E-theses Portal
The DART-Europe E-theses Portal provides access to hundreds of thousands of theses and dissertations from over 26 European countries. DART-Europe can be searched by keyword, university, collection, country, or year, with the oldest from 1597. DART-Europe is the European Working Group of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) and is endorsed by LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche).
From our Dissertations and Theses web page.

Digital Collections
National Library of Medicine's Digital Collection is a free online archive of biomedical resources. It includes digitized texts and films. In this manner, NLM is able to preserve and provide unique access to NLM's rich, historical resources. Read digitized texts such as The Art of Preserving Health, a Poem by John Armstrong, 1745 or, from a hundred years later, Thoughts on the Connection of Life, Mind, and Matter by John Batchelder. View digitized films such as Personal Hygiene for Women by the US Navy, 1943 or The Biography of an Epidemic: An Oral History of Doctors and AIDS by the NLM in 2001. A classic collection.
From our Electronic Books web page.

Health Cares About IPV
"DID YOU KNOW women who have experienced IPV [intimate partner violence] in their lifetime were more likely to report having asthma, diabetes, frequent headaches, chronic pain, poor physical and mental health? The new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on intimate partner violence and combined with the new guidelines in the Affordable Care Act that ensures that select U.S. health plans will now cover annual screening and counseling for lifetime exposure to IPV, provide the opportunity to reach thousands more women and children with preventative messages and improve the health and safety of current victims of abuse. This toolkit offers providers, health plan administrators, domestic violence advocates and others, the tools to implement the recommendations and identify and support patients facing abuse."
The website includes information for resources tailored to settings such as adolescent, reproductive, mental, or pediatric health practices, strategies and resources for domestic and sexual violence advocates, promising practices from the field, and fact sheets from the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence to aid in understanding how the Affordable Care Act affects domestic and sexual violence advocats and victims.
From our Injury and Violence Resources web page.

Medical Heritage Library
The Medical Heritage Library (MHL) provides free access to quality historical resources in medicine. Its contributors include the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library at Yale University, the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard University, and the New York Academy of Medicine, among many others. You'll find here digitized medical rare books, pamphlets, journals, and films, with some from as far back as the 1400's. You can search the full text of all items since each page of each book has been digitized, with each word indexed. You can also search the collection by catalog record, or browse by subject, keyword, or date. Find here items such as A Mechanical Account of Poisons (1708), Jennings' A Manual of Plague (1903), a 1913 edition of Gray's Anatomy, and Marlboro commercials from the 1960's among many other interesting books and videos.
From our Electronic Books web page.

Note: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff, and students.
PolicyMap is an easy-to-use mapping program that includes over 15,000 US demographic and socioeconomic data indicators from the neighborhood census block to national levels. Data about demographics, neighborhood conditions, real estate markets, income, jobs and economy, education, crime, and health can be presented as maps, tables, charts and reports. Use their data or upload your own to create customizable maps with a wide variety of data variables. Results may be shared and exported. PolicyMap is useful for folks in sociology, urban studies, community and economic development, public administration, public health, policy and political science, education, business (real estate and marketing), and geography, among others.
From our Public Health GIS Resources web page.

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