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What does MEDLINE database do?

What does MEDLINE database do?

MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database that contains more than 28 million references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. A distinctive feature of MEDLINE is that the records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

How do I access the MEDLINE database?

The Medline database from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) contains more than 12 million bibliographic citations from over 4,600 international biomedical journals. One of the interfaces for searching Medline is PubMed, provided by the NLM for free access via the Internet (

Is MEDLINE an online database?

MEDLINE and PubMed®: MEDLINE is the main part of PubMed, an online, searchable, database of research literature in the biomedical and life sciences.

What is the difference between MEDLINE and MEDLINE complete?

According to the vendor, “MEDLINE Complete is the largest companion to the MEDLINE index and provides full text for over 2,500 medical journals. MEDLINE Complete contains the entire MEDLINE database, along with the full text of more than 2,400 of the indexed journals.

What does Psycinfo stand for?


Producer American Psychological Association (United States)
History 1967 to present
Providers APA PsycNET and third-party vendors
Cost Subscription

What is ebsco MEDLINE?

Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers. Coverage.

What is MEDLINE Ovid?

Database Information: Ovid Medline MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s bibliographic database/article index that contains over 27 million references to journal articles. Coverage is from 1949 to the present. It provides a search interface for MEDLINE that is optimized for more complex literature reviews.

Is MEDLINE open access?

507 MEDLINE journals are Gold Open Access. Only 9% of the 5,618 total journals. There is a list of open medical journals maintained by Flying Publisher named “Free Medical Journals” that libraries use to activate embargoes journals in their Knowledge Bases/Link Resolvers.

Is MEDLINE part of PubMed?

MEDLINE is the largest subset of PubMed. You may limit your PubMed search retrieval to MEDLINE citations by restricting your search to the MeSH controlled vocabulary or by using the Journal Categories filter called MEDLINE.

How do I access PsycINFO database?

How do I get access to APA PsycInfo? You may have access to APA PsycInfo through your library or institution. Please ask your librarian or check your institution’s web site. Individuals can purchase access to APA databases through annual subscriptions or on-demand access.

What kind of database is PsycINFO?

abstracts database
APA PsycInfo is an abstracts database that provides systematic coverage of the psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. (The database also includes records from the 1600s and 1700s.)

What is MEDLINE with full text database?

Medline with Full-text is the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature and includes full-text in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, and more. The database includes full text for over 1,470 journals and citations for over 4,800 biomedical journals.

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