Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco – a selection of online historical resources

THE SALIS COLLECTION: ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUGS – this digitised online collection comprises over 1000 key seminal, full-text books, reports, documents, and other grey literature. Its subject coverage includes both legal and illegal drugs, the use and misuse of chemicals, the role of education and prevention, physical health and mental health aspects, drug policy, legal issues, and more. The books and documents address drug use and misuse, chemical dependency and alcoholism, health complications, treatment and recovery, education and prevention, research and theory, policy and legal issues, societal issues, mental health aspects, process or behavioural addictions, and more. The collection is international, and interdisciplinary, encompassing all years. The collection is being developed by SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists) a long-established international association of librarians and other information professionals working to ensure the continuing accessibility of addictions literature. https://archive.org/details/salis&tab=collection

DRUGLINK ARCHIVE – searchable archive of nearly 30 years of DrugScope’s magazine, dating back to 1986. Druglink reported on all matters drug-related. The archive contains 180 full issue PDFs, plus over 1200 individual news reports, features, interviews and factsheets. http://www.drugwise.org.uk/druglink-archive/

DRUGSCOPE REPORTS ARCHIVE contains the many reports, briefings and factsheets DrugScope produced from 2004 until 2015. http://www.drugwise.org.uk/drugscope-archive/

William White Papers – website comprising the full text of more than 300 articles, 8 monographs, 30+ recovery tools, 9 book chapters, 3 books, and links to an additional 15 books written by William White and co-authors over the past four decades as well as more than 100 interviews with addiction treatment and recovery leaders. The aim of this site is to create a single location for those interested in the history of addiction treatment and recovery in the United States. The papers selected for inclusion contain all of the articles and monographs authored by William White on the new recovery advocacy movement, recovery management and recovery-oriented systems of care. It is hoped that this resource library will serve present and future generations of addiction professionals, recovery coaches and recovery advocates. http://www.williamwhitepapers.com/

THE CORK DATABASE Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in the US has committed to preserving the CORK DATABASE that was developed for the Dartmouth Medical School and is making it freely available to all online searchers. Hazelden host an archived version of the CORK DATABASE comprising an indices to resources about alcohol, other drugs, and behavioural addictions from the years 1970 to 2014 (with selected records prior to 1970). The database is bibliographic, including largely abstracted journal articles, but also some books, book chapters, reports, and conference papers. http://www.hazelden.org/websearch/corksearch

Wellcome Library digital collections include published books, pamphlets, archives, posters, photographs, and film and sound recordings. Topics include alcohol, drugs, and smoking.


http://wellcomelibrary.org/collections/browse/topics/Smoking/ http://wellcomelibrary.org/collections/browse/topics/Drugs/

Christine Goodair