Answered By: Berkeley College Library
Last Updated: Jun 05, 2021     Views: 114

To find information on the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare), the first place to look is our updated Affordable Care Act Research Guide: 

Then try searching the following library resources: 


For introductory/encyclopedia articles: 


For scholarly/non-scholarly and analytical articles: 


For books and ebooks: 


When searching in the library catalog or databases for information on the Affordable Care Act, try using the following search terms:  

  • "Affordable Care Act" 

  • Obamacare 

  • "universal healthcare"

  • "universal health care"

  • "universal health insurance" 

  • "health care reform" 

  • "health care" AND repeal

  • "Affordable Care Act" AND replacement

  • "health insurance" AND "United States" 

(Include the quotation marks in your searches to ensure that the results contain the exact phrase.) 


Please see the videos below for directions on:

1. How to find the library's databases

2. How to search the library catalog


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