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Table 3 List of databases searched to identify literature for this synthesis

From: Health and well-being literacy initiatives focusing on immigrant communities: an environmental scan protocol to identify "what works and what does not"

Published articlesGrey literature
Health sciences:
• MEDLINE (Ovid)
• PsycINFO
• EBM Reviews
• HealthSTAR
• PubMed
• PubMed Central
• MEDLINE (Ebsco)
Social sciences:
• Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
• Social Science Data Archive
• SocIndex with FullText
• Sociological Abstracts
• Social Work Abstracts
• Web of Science
• Education Research Complete
• Urban Studies Abstracts
• Scopus
• Canadian Research Index
• LegalTrac
• International Political Science Abstracts
• PAIS Index
• Leading Practices Database
• Business Source Complete
Academic-focused search engines:
• Google Scholar
• ProQuest (theses and dissertations)
• OAISter (WorldCat)
Health sciences:
• Health Sciences Online (HSO)
• Turning Research into Practice (TRIP)
• Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
• Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
• Canadian Public Health Association (CHPA)
• Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
• Public Health Ontario
• Health Quality Ontario Health Canada
• National Institutes of Health (NIH)
• World Health Organization (WHO)
• National Health Services (NHS)
• Alberta Health Services (AHS) Insite
• National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
• European Commission
• U.S. Department of Health (
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
• Global Health Literacy Academy
Social sciences:
• International Federation of Social Science Organizations (IFSSO)
• Federation of Data Organizations for Social Science (IFDO)
• Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA)
• Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)
• International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research (IOSSBR)
• ABC Life Literacy Canada
• Canadian Public Legal Education (CPLE) organizations