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Alternate Titles: Medline

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  • Premier biomedical database
  • over 30 million journal articles in the life sciences from 1946 in nearly 6000 journals.
  •  Ovid interface aids structured searching and editing of saved searches.

This version Ovid MEDLINE® and Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Daily and Versions® 1946 to Presentis similar content in PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.  To access UBC Library fulltext in Pubmed use this link.

Coverage prior to 1946 is available in the print indexes in Woodward Library

Index Medicus (1879-1920)
Index-catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office (1880-1961) and online access at NLM
Quarterly cumulative index to current medical literature (1916-27)
Quarterly cumulative index medicus (1927-1956)
Current List of Medical Literature(1941-1959)
Cumulated Index Medicus (1960-1998)
OLDMEDLINE and Index Medicus Chronology

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Animal Science; Audiology and Speech Sciences; Human Nutrition; Medicine; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Psychiatry; Psychology; Rehabilitation Sciences; Social Work

Date Coverage

1946 - PRESENT