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New tools aim to help journalists track removal of information from federal websites

About Rachel Bergman

Rachel Bergman is co-founder and director of programs of the Sunlight Foundation's Web Integrity Project where she leads the research and monitoring of federal agency websites.

In honor of Sunshine Week, AHCJ invited organizations devoted to government transparency to write about how their work can help health care reporters. Here is the third of four.

Government websites are changing the information they supply related to topics such as sexual orientation and women’s health, and the Web Integrity Project (WIP) at The Sunlight Foundation, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., has been on a mission to track those changes. Continue reading

Databases, search engine help with research

About Pia Christensen

Pia Christensen (@AHCJ_Pia) is the managing editor/online services for AHCJ. She manages the content and development of healthjournalism.org, coordinates AHCJ's social media efforts and edits and manages production of association guides, programs and newsletters.

The Resource Shelf Web site has posted a list of some health and safety databases, plus a search tool that sends queries to PubMed, Harrison’s Online, MerckManual and TRIPDatabase.

Resource Shelf offers descriptions and links to the following:

  • Emergency Response Safety and Health Database
  • United Network for Organ Sharing Database
  • Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool
  • Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
  • National Electronic Injury Surveillance System
  • Vivisimo Bio MetaCluster