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GHP350 - Global Health Policy Library Resource Guide

Resources for GHP350 midterm and final papers

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Joann Donatiello
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Information about health policy is found in books; journal and newspaper articles; reports from think tanks and research centers; government publications and web pages; and datasets. Use the tabs at the left to find specific types of resources. In addition, you are welcome to make an appointment with Joann to help navigate these sources or locate materials not covered in this guide.

***Country Profiles

These sources are a good starting point to find information about the health systems status, infrastructure, demographics, etc. of the country of interest.

*** HINT: When searching Google or Google Scholar, add the following:

site:(country domain)   (e.g., if searching for documents from Kenya: "health policy" )

Finding a Topic

When seeking a research topic, it is often helpful to peruse reference publications, such as subject specific encyclopedias and handbooks, for summaries and overviews. The bibliographies of relevant entries and essays can provide a starting point for sources when conducting literature searches and reviews. Below are some suggested sources for health policy:

***Managing Citations

Getting started with a citation management system will help you save and organize your resources and make creating a bibliography much simpler! Zotero is supported at Princeton. Sign up for a Zotero workshop.