From 1968-1994, The Health Political Advisory Center published bulletins on struggles for social just ice in health care, addressing topics ranging from "free health clinics to women's health struggles to health worker organizing to environmental justice." WGST faculty member Susan Reverby was an early member of the Health/PAC Bulletin's editorial board. Access the digital archive here.
Tip: Looking for a research topic? Try browsing tables of contents in journal issues to get ideas. These journals are accessible to Wellesley College students, faculty and staff.
Grey literature (read a helpful definition here) is not published in traditional commercial venues nor included in major databases. It can take the form of research reports, theses and dissertations, newsletters, bulletins, pamphlets, blog entries, and more.
Grey Literature Report - From the New York Academy of Medicine
Research Guide to Grey Literature - History of Medicine - NYU Libraries
PubMed is a free online database with citations (and links to some full text) for articles in the medical literature. It is maintained by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
You can add qualifiers to your search to focus on a specific aspect of a subject, e.g., epidemiology, prevention and control, or trends
This PubMed for Public Health Guide has a useful list of relevant Medical Subject Headings to help you start your search
Remember, when looking at the abstract for a particular article, to check the Related citations and Cited by lists (on the right side of the page)
Find scholarly articles in subject-specific databases.
These databases contain citations & full text for scholarly articles in a variety of fields.