Working to aid Flint recovery and rebuild from the water crisis by:
• Assisting in coordination, dissemination, and building synergy in research efforts in Flint.
• Facilitating community and academic partnerships through workshops.
• Utilizing a community managed ethics board review (CERB) of proposals.
• Creating a data repository to share data that can aid the creation of a healthy Flint and lessen redundant research. Opendataflint.org
• Offering Community-Driven Research Day.
• Increasing community voice with structured community dialogues.
• Including a broad coordinated cross-section of Flint stakeholders.
Open Data Flint (ODF), as part of the Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center (HFRCC) is an open access repository for all kinds of data and data-related resources about the Flint community within the state of Michigan. It is a place to both find data to use and share data for others to use.
Open Data Flint is an open-to-the-community data repository whose aim is to assist the community of Flint, Michigan to:
• Bring together data to help build the evidence base to achieve a healthier Flint community.
• Gain a deeper understanding of the far-reaching impact of the water crisis on the Flint population.
Hanna-Attisha, M., LaChance, J., Casey Sadler, R., & Champney Schnepp, A. (2016). Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children Associated With the Flint Drinking Water Crisis: A Spatial Analysis of Risk and Public Health Response. American Journal Of Public Health, 106(2), 283-290. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.303003
Abernethy, J., Anderson, C., Dai, C., Farahi, A., Nguyen, L., Rauh, A., . . . Yang, S. (2016, September 30). Flint water crisis: Data-driven risk assessment via residential water testing. In Data For Good Exchange 2016. Retrieved October 7, 2016, from https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.00580 doi:arXiv:1610.00580
Primary journal index for nursing and allied health professions.
1937-present. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. Includes journal articles, evidence-based care sheets, health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, and book chapters. Short video tutorials on using CINAHL
This database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs. 1966-present.
Adult, career and vocational education
Elementary & early childhood education
Higher education, including junior colleges
Tests, measurement, & evaluation
Many ERIC Documents are online in ERIC, and older ones are available on microfiche on the 1st floor of the Thompson Library.
Covers all aspects of medicine and health care administration. Includes some nursing and allied health. Some users have recently had to reset their passwords to use all the features of Ovid-based MEDLINE. Contact a librarian if you have any questions.
1946-present. MEDLINE is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.
MEDLINE and its content is also available in other versions:
Comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 21 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases. PubMed is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and provides links between article citations and relevant data in other NCBI ENTREZ databases, including Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.
Proximity searching is available, which allows you to find terms within specified distances from each other.
Includes journal literature, 1950-present; selected online books. This version uses Outside Tool to link to resources at U-M Flint.
CoCites, "a citation-based method for searching scientific literature," is a Chrome- and Firefox-compatible browser plugin you can use with PubMed.
Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Library of Medicine. An open access version is available for users not affiliated with UM-Flint.
PubMed Central (PMC) is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). In keeping with NLMs legislative mandate to collect and preserve the biomedical literature, PMC serves as a digital counterpart to NLMs extensive print journal collection. Launched in February 2000, PMC was developed and is managed by NLMs National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
PMC has material dating back to mid- to late-1800s or early 1900s for some journals.
Covers journal articles, monographs, technical reports, theses, and other literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. Covers 1999-present.
Extensive coverage of environmental science and related disciplines, and including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
Includes AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management), and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. This database includes specialized resources covering such topics as the effects of pollution on people and animals and environmental action and policy responses.
Coverage: 1960 - current.
Includes content from these databases:
Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B)
Biotechnology Research Abstracts
Environmental Engineering Abstracts
Environmental Impact Statements
Health & Safety Science Abstracts
Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A)
Sustainability Science Abstracts
Water Resources Abstracts
Extensive coverage of Earth's air, land, and water environments, and including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
Includes Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Oceanic Abstracts, and Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). It provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. The database includes specialized resources studying the critical issues affecting Earths air, land, and water environments.