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Population and Public Health

COVID-19 update: Need help with a literature review?

Your subject librarian can meet with you online to help refine your search terms, advise on appropriate databases, discuss how to manage your search results, and consult on systematic or scoping review methodology.

Book an online appointment by contacting Ursula at ursula.ellis@ubc.ca.

New: Statistics Canada Real Time Remote Access

The Statistics Canada's Real Time Remote Access (RTRA) program allows authorized users to run SAS programs against Statistics Canada microdata while the physical Research Data Centres are closed.

See the Statistics Canada website for more information on the program and the complete list of surveys and metadata.

The video below provides more detail on the RTRA program, as well as describing alternative data sources to the microdata available in RDCs. The health-focused content begins around 40:00. 

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Featured resource: Understanding Research Evidence videos from NCCMT

Quick explanations of review types, relative risk, NNT, types of reviews, odds ratios, confidence intervals, forest plots, clinical significance, and more. Produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools.

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