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Alternate Titles: medline

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MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from nearly 6000 biomedical journals. Provides fulltext for more than 1370 journals, including 528 titles not found in the other Ebsco databases,Biomedical Reference Collection or Academic Search Complete databases. And UBC elink provides access to the fulltext of many additional journals.

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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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Medicine; Psychiatry; Psychology; Social Work

Date Coverage

1946 - present

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