POPLINE to retire on September 1, 2019

POPLINE has been a valuable resource to the population, family planning, and reproductive health community for over 40 years. Our collection of more than 400,000 records has provided students and researchers worldwide with access to journal articles, reports, books, unpublished resources, and full-text documents (to users in low- and middle-income countries).

POPLINE is managed by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, which ends on September 10, 2019. The POPLINE website will retire on September 1, 2019.

Where can I find alternative access to journal articles?

Since POPLINE’s inception in 1973, many free resources have become available and offer alternative access to journal articles. These resources collectively meet the majority of POPLINE user requests. The following resources offer alternative access to journal articles:

How do I export My POPLINE Documents, My Basket items, and Saved Search strategies?

Follow these steps to view and export items in My Basket:

  1. Sign in to your My POPLINE account.
  2. To view all the items in My Basket, click on the My Basket icon at the far right end of the main POPLINE navigation bar.
  3. My Basket displays the document title and a button to remove the item from My Basket.
  4. Because there isn’t an export function in My Basket, items have to be added to My Documents one at a time and then exported from My Documents.
  5. Steps to add My Basket items to My Documents:
    • If you don’t want to add My Basket items to an existing folder, create a new folder in My Documents.
    • Go to My Basket
    • Click on each title
    • At the bottom of the record display, click on the Add to My Documents button, select the folder(s), click Add. You can save a record to one or multiple folders.
  6. Go to My Documents and export the saved items from My Basket

Follow these steps to view and export records in My Documents:

  1. Sign in to your My POPLINE account.
  2. To view all the items in My Documents, click on the My Documents folder at the far right end of the main POPLINE navigation bar.
  3. Select the folder you wish to view.
  4. Within this view you can:
    • Add the record to another folder by clicking on the Add to My Documents button
    • Remove the record from the folder by checking the Remove item checkbox & then the Remove items from folder button
  5. To export the entire list of documents, click on one of the three formats buttons (CSV, RIS, TXT) displayed in the right sidebar. For more information on this feature, see Exporting Citations help.

How Can I Print a Copy of my Saved Search Strategies?

There isn't an export feature for your saved searches in POPLINE. There are three methods that can be used to print/capture your saved search strategies.

Method 1:

  1. On the Advanced search page, click on the Saved Searches drop down on the right side of the page
  2. Click on a saved search strategy to load it into the Advanced Search form
  3. From your browser menu bar, click on File and select Print (or Print Preview).

Method 2:

  1. On the Advanced search page, click on the Saved Searches drop down on the right side of the page
  2. Click on a saved search strategy to load it into the Advanced Search form
  3. Copy and paste search terms from each of the fields in the Advanced search form into a document and save on your computer.

Method 3:

Contact us and we will send your search strategies via email.