The National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO) provides access to evidence-based public health resources including journals, e-books, and databases through the Public Health Digital Library. NPHCO provides training and has partnered with local, health science libraries to provide document delivery services to members. Members collaboratively fund access to the resources with additional support from the NNLM. Local, municipal, and state public health departments can contact us about participating in the program.
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 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 …