Medline (EBSCO)

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Format: Some Full-Text
Coverage Dates: 1946 - Present

Description: Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database that contains citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

Content Includes:

  • Over 19 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine
  • Records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  • Citations from approximately 5,600 worldwide journals in 39 languages, and older journals in 60 languages
  • Citations created by the NLM
  • Coverage from 1946 to the present, with some older material
  • Majority of publications are scholarly journals
  • Includes a small number of newspapers, magazines, and newsletters
  • Majority of journals selected based on the recommendation of the Literature Selection Technical Review Committee (LSTRC)

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Subjects: Health Sciences, Biology