Table 16

Core list of recommended information sources for a scoping search, in preparation for a cross-disciplinary systematic review on housing/neighbourhoods and health

DatabasesPersonal contact
Embase, Medline, Specialised database if relevant (for example, PsycINFO), Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, ICONDA, Urbadisc/Acompline, SIGLEConversations with experts in the subject area and via e-mail discussion lists (Mailbase lists34: evidence-based health, public-health, sys-review, building-care, urban-environmental-health, total-quality-construction)
Consider also: Cochrane Library, ASSIA, Sociological Abstracts, APID