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CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research)
Easy access to a wide array of public health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For public health professionals and the public at large.
Covidence (Pilot access provided until Dec 2025)
Covidence is a collaborative tool that streamlines systematic review workflows for screening, data extraction, and quality assessment. See instructions for requesting an account.
Data Citation IndexVCU
Provides a single searchable interface to discover the most highly cited scholarly research data from a variety of repositories worldwide.
FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service)VCU
The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) is a one-of-a-kind archive of transcripts of foreign broadcasts & news that provides insight into the 2nd half of the 20th century (1941-1996). Many are firsthand reports of events as they occurred.
HCUPnet contains statistics comparing hospital utilization, access, charges, quality and outcomes for community hospitals in the U.S. Generate tables and graphs for national, regional and state trends.
Health Poll Database (Roper Center)VCU
Includes 80 years of health-related national polling results on topics ranging from social determinants and influences on health to insurance, costs, and health-care utilization.
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)VCU
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)
MEPS, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, is a set of large-scale survey data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. MEPSnet is a collection of analytical tools to search MEPS data.
NIH Data Sharing Repositories
This site of data repositories provides access to a range of medical, mental health, genomics, and other health-related data collections from the National Institutes of Health.
Interactive database system through the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data.