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About this Resource

MEDLINE ®, produced by the National Library of Medicine, provides extensive coverage of the world's biomedical journal literature. MEDLINE covers more than 4000 journal titles and is international in scope. Broad coverage includes basic biomedical research and the clinical sciences since 1950 including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. MEDLINE also covers life sciences that are vital to biomedical practitioners, researchers, and educators, including some aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry. Increased coverage of life sciences began in 2000.

Other Versions:
PubMed, a version of MEDLINE

Years of Coverage: 1950 - present

Access Restrictions:

Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ + YNHH

More Information: 

MEDLINE Field Guide from Ovid
Ovid Web Gateway Quick Reference Card
Other Ovid Help

Source List:
List of Serials Indexed for Online Users

Other Versions:
Index Medicus (print version); from 1879, Medical Library Information Room

Search Hints:
Subject searches look for a match on the entire subject (MeSH) term. If you do not know the exact term, use truncation to broaden your search.