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MEDLINE with Full Text (via EBSCO)

Last Updated: Dec 18, 2023 9:41 AM

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MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains more than 29 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. MEDLINE includes citations from more than 5,200 worldwide journals in about 40 languages.

A distinctive feature of MEDLINE is that the records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings, or MeSH.

The subject scope of MEDLINE is biomedicine and health, broadly defined to encompass those areas of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering needed by health professionals and others engaged in basic research and clinical care, public health, health policy development, or related educational activities. MEDLINE also covers life sciences vital to biomedical practitioners, researchers, and educators, including aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry.

MEDLINE is the primary component of PubMed, a freely accessible database of biomedical citations.

Why use MEDLINE with Full Text via EBSCO?

This database provides full-text for many of the most-used biomedical and health journals indexed in MEDLINE. Many journals are available with no embargo, allowing doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers to access to the information as soon as it is published. Note that although the EBSCO interface provides a great deal of full text, not all citations will have full text.

Dates Covered

Full-text coverage dating back to 1936. Updated daily.

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