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New Database Tracks Population & Reproduction Issues

The Libraries new acquisition, PopLine, is aN important addition to our family of resources. PopLine provides comprehensive coverage of population, family planning, and related health issues such as overpopulation, safe motherhood, reproductive performance, law/policy on reproduction, child immunization, and health care training materials. Other issues covered in PopLine include contraception, practices to ensure child survival, methods to regulate fertility, migration trends, policies on migration, sexually transmitted diseases, population and natural resources, and ecological effects of overpopulation.

Publication sources include the US government, international agencies, and family-planning organizations. Publication types include government reports, books, journals, monographs, technical reports, laws, court decisions, theses, dissertations, conference papers, unpublished reports, newspaper articles, and training manuals. Over 265,000 abstracts with citations are drawn from published and unpublished sources all over the world.

PopLine is published by the National Information Services Corporation with the support of the United States Agency for International Development and the United Nations Population Fund.

Users may access PopLine from the frontpage of the Libraries website, either through IRIS or through the Indexes & Databases alphabetical lists or by subject in the index sub-categories:

Posted June 8, 2001